Country Manager (PEP Stores Nigeria)

Pepkor Africa

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Pepkor Africa an online marketing company, is currently seeking to employ suitably qualified candidate to fill this position 



Purpose of the Position

To manage the total retail operations of Pep Nigeria to create sustainable growth for the business by increasing sales and profitability and ensuring alignment with and execution of the Pepkor Africa strategy and centralized business model.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and adhere to all statutory requirements and country legislation related to a retail business in Nigeria
  • Liaise with Governmental and Legal entities on business, labour, marketing and property related matters
  • General Management: Manage the total business with more than 33 retail outlets and 1 distribution centre
  • People Management: Manage a large team of senior functional leaders and liaise with the Executive team in South Africa to ensure that all functional areas in the business perform efficiently.
  • Sales: Ensure that Pep Nigeria meets sales targets, with the support from functional and operational teams
  • Property actions: Link with Pepicor Properties to drive footprint expansion (growth in trading space) by means of new stores, revamps and store expansions
  • Cost Management: Manage the total cost of doing business
  • Risk Management: Minimize risk by managing the prevention of stock losses/shrinkage in the stores as well as financial risks for the business
  • Profitability: Improve the total profitability and long-term strategic positioning of Pep Nigeria



  • A relevant Diploma/Degree or prior learning in Business Management
  • At least 7 years’ Retail experience at a middle / senior management level
  • Computer literacy: Advanced level of Office Software and business systems
  • Strong commercial / business sense
  • Strong change management skills and leadership capabilities to function successfully in a diverse and chalengin environment
  • Willingness to travel extensively within and outside Nigeria
  • General management; Leadership; Communication; Interpersonal; Analytical; Problem solving; Decision making; Build and maintain healthy business relationships; Commercial


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Pepkor Africa

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Administration & Office Support

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years