Visual Merchandiser
Company: SPAR Albania
Location: Tirana, Albania
Deadline: 20 Apr 2024

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

SPAR Albania ltd. is an affiliate of BALFIN Group operating in the sector of food retail with the right of exclusivity of the name “SPAR”.

In 2016, BALFIN Group started representing SPAR International setting new standards and introducing the hypermarket concept in Albania.

The SPAR supermarket chain provides a wide variety of products to the Albanian market, at approximately 40,000 products in the food and non-food categories.

SPAR International owns several product lines, manufactured in the best European factories and offering the same quality in every country, including Albania.

SPAR Albania is the only chain with 2 hypermarkets in Tirana and 79 stores in 17 cities in Albania.

Job position: Franchise Visual Merchandiser

Department: Franchise.
Location: Head Office, Tiranë.

Summary of the position:

Visual Merchandisers ensure that products appear in the right store, at the appropriate time and in the correct quantities; Visual Merchandisers play a key role within retail, as profits can be affected by how successfully they undertake their work; Visual Merchandisers set prices to maximise profits and manage the performance of ranges, planning promotions and markdowns as necessary; They also oversee delivery and distribution of stock and deal with suppliers.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determines call schedule by reviewing priorities with supervisor; discussing special instructions, product promotions, new products, and price changes;
  • Maintains customer relationships by visiting with store managers, department managers, and employees; answering their questions; responding to special requests; describing product features;
  • Maintains store shelves by observing displays of company products; removing damaged or freshness-dated products; tidying store shelves; providing optimum display of products;
  • Maintains inventory by restocking shelves with product from inventory; observing inventory levels; prompting store management to reorder when levels appear low; arranging for return and credit for damaged products;
  • Completes call report by observing display and pricing of competitors’ products;
  • Helps field sales representatives with special promotions by setting-up displays at aisle ends; checking daily on special promotions; observing customer reaction to special promotions; forwarding observations to management; removing promotions at end of special promotion period.
  • Provides information by reporting growth, expansion, or closing of supermarkets in assigned territory;
  • Maintains quality results by following and enforcing standards;
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations;
  • Enhances merchandising and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Qualifications and Skills:
 Education:
University Degree in a related field.
 Work Experience:
2-3 years of experience in a similar position

– Additional qualifications:

  • Good command of English language – spoken and written;
  • Good command of Microsoft Office Package.

– Additional skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with varied levels of management, customers and store employees with excellent verbal, written and listening skills;

Strong leadership skills, creativity, etc.

Application procedure: To apply for this position, please submit CV before 20/04/2024 to hr@spar.al

 

* All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality according to the law No. 9887 set by the Albanian Parliament for the “Protection of Personal Data”.