GMD Specialist at Pick n Pay Namibia

Posted by | July 20, 2023 | Engineering Jobs


To coach and train staff and management in the GMD & Clothing departments and respond to requests from the business for assistance in increasing financial performance of the department by identifying areas of concern and putting together a plan of action to address and rectify for profitable, effective and efficient operations of the GMD & Clothing departments of all PnP Stores.



  • Implement practical and well-tested best practices for the purpose of attracting customers and boosting departmental sales.
  • Implement the expert knowledge and utilize available resources effectively for the purpose of attaining monthly budgeted turnover results in the department.
  • Implement best control mechanisms in order to keep shrinkage within parameters.
  • Coordinate with branches to ensure effective preparation for stock takes and liaise with the Store Managers during stock taking preparations as required.
  • .Maintain and update stock availability to ensure that the Gross Profit targets of the department are achieved.
  • Identify training and coaching needs and communicate to Management and/ or Human Capital department.
  • Provide training to staff members and management in the area of expertise and ensure new skills are learned and applied through checking understanding.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to supervisors and management on how to effectively manage the department.
  • Set required merchandising and packaging standards for the department as per franchisor guidelines.
  • Ensure sufficient stock is available during promotions.
  • Monitor and ensure that all products have the correct barcodes.
  • Provide feedback to Operations Manager related to any deviation/ problems in display/ merchandise standards, so that issues may be addressed in store


  • Grade 12 Certificate / NQF Level 6, and 5 years experience in the -FMCG/ management field..
  • Diploma / NQF level 6, in Business management, and 3 years senior GMD & Clothing experience


  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must be physically fit.

Closing Date: 26 July 2023

The company ONLY accept applications vis their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:


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