Reports to: Supermarket Manager

Supervises: Display Employees/Shelf Stackers/Grocery Buyers/Demonstration Staff

Main objectives: Plans and organises the grocery department within a supermarket. Directs employees in the grocery department.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Organise and control the work of grocery department supervisors and staff.
  • May direct the engagement and training of staff. Monitor customer service.
  • Responsible for buying within an accountable budget allocation.
  • Liase with suppliers and travellers and could be involved in negotiating purchase prices and set selling prices.
  • Maintain work efficiency by evaluating operations and revising procedures within the Department.
  • Oversee the work of the unit and suggests improvements and changes.
  • Confer with other Department Managers to formulate and standardise new or revised policies and procedures.
  • Explain and enforce safety regulations.

Typical qualifications and experience: Three to five years experience in business and staff management.

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