Retail Manager Vacancy at Schneider Electric, Monday 16, April 2018


Retail Manager Vacancy at Schneider Electric, Monday 16, April 2018 – Schneider Electric – As the Global Specialist in Energy Management™ and market pioneer in mechanical robotization and programming. Schneider Electric empowers individuals to understanding and change productivity where they live and work; from home to big business, over the matrix and the city.

Concentrated on making vitality protected, dependable, effective, profitable and green, the Group brings a world where inventive people utilize shared answers for benefit as much as possible from their vitality, while utilizing less of the basic planet.

We are enrolling to fill the situation beneath:

Title: Retail Manager
Ref No: 004C5F
Location: Lagos
Schedule: Full-time

Job Description


  • Build country Retail strategy and manage the Retail pipe for all product opportunities. Ensure countries’ Retail strategy translates into concrete action plans and being executed.
  • Build, coordinate and execute Marketing Plans (Offer launch, Partner Relationships Management, Brand, Supply Chain, Electrician programs, …) with all internal stakeholders.
  • Develop a strong channel management
  • Understand underlying needs of customers, their growth drivers and incorporate these insights into strategic business development
  • Devise & implement strategies for maintaining relationships in exiting account management & thereby ensuring high customer satisfaction
  • Identify and qualify alliances – acquisition, JV, partnerships
  • Understand, analyze competition evolution and drive corresponding actions
  • Effectively leverage digitisation opportunities to develop Retail business
  • Communicate a credible picture, commit to strategic pathways with conviction, and pioneer through uncertainty by setting objectives that create the future while sustaining the current


  • Manage overall P&L
  • Optimize working capital level (account receivables, account payables, work in progress, stocks)

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Drive Customer Satisfaction improvement as a key performance indicator

Supply Chain:

  • Actor of the SIOP (Sales Inventory and Operation Planning) by providing reliable forecast
  • Participate to new product introduction by defining acces to market, point of sales, points of inventory.
  • Facilitate the acess to Distributors datas : inventory lever by references, sale-out datas…

People Management:

  • Assure high level of people engagement. In an on-going way, analyze and define action plan to reinforce people engagement
  • Develop people through coaching and training
  • Create Retail DNA by recruiting high talents outside and training inside
  • Define competency strategy & execute accordingly
  • Instill collaboration attitude


  • Key Leadership Skills:
    • Focus on Customers
    • Set Vision and strategy
    • Entreprenership: take risk and innovate
    • Develop Talents / team and people management skills
    • Influence & Convince
    • Foster Collaboration
    • Achieve results
  • 5-10 years business mgt and/or general management experience (i.e. marketing, management, P&L, business development) ideally in highly matrix organizations
  • Digital experience in Retail industry (E-commerce, Partners Relationship Mgt, …)
  • Outstanding communication skills & cross-culturally open
  • High on integrity and ethical values
  • Ability to manage P&L
  • Knowledge of Retail/Trade business industry and strong Marketing sense
  • Good general knowledge of Schneider Electrical business, offers & channels
  • Good understanding of supply chain

Application Method
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