Senior Retail professional commanding in depth knowledge of Gulf, African & Indian environ with expertise in managing large number of Hyper & ...
Senior Retail professional commanding in depth knowledge of Gulf, African & Indian environ with expertise in managing large number of Hyper & Multi-format outlets with robust EBITDA.
Charismatic mature, performance driven, proactive hyper & multi format retailing, marketing, operations & business development professional commanding rich experience in managing profitably large numbers of Hypermarts, Supermarkets, Convenient Stores & single Brand Outlets, undertake new rollouts with impressive timelines, sales & marketing, private label distribution & new 3G product development with strong ability to devise revolutionary retail concepts & work under extreme pressures, having track record demonstrating experience in resolving complexities, reversing negative trends, reducing operating cost & delivering unprecedented profit increase by providing end to end solutions across multi-location & multi-format business sites. Donned the Hats of most important business processes including managing large retail operations, commercials including inventories management, long term & short term business planning, budgeting, HRD & Liaison with top echelons. A self-motivated planner proactive in performance optimization, crisis management, team building, and strategic planning, high on work ethics and adopting best management practices for Business & Corporate Governance.
Hands-On in leading & driving Multi-Location Businesses for sustained Economic Success.
Rich General Management experience coupled with advanced problem solving skills.
Strong internal/external customer focus with an ‘Eye for Perfection’.
Advanced experience with retail, finance, budgeting, cost center management.
Robust People Management, Team Building & Leadership skills.
Strong Planning, Organization & Analytical skills.
Proven & Sound communication, Relationship management & Interpersonal skills.
Deep understanding of Retail, Sales, Marketing, Distribution & Business Development.
Strong commercial & Strategic acumen.
Flair for Procurement, Manufacturing & keeping Eagle’s eye on close competitors.
Innovative in approach & Computer savvy.
Proven and established evidence of hands on problem solver with a high rate of achievement and an appetite for new challenges.
Multifarious experience in the area of managing the complete operations of the company, sales & marketing, CRM, L&P, merchandising, management of men, material and machine, finance administration etc.
Have engineered re-structuring of the company, its systems, setting up work teams and distribution networks for optimizing profits.
Handled seamless implementation of crucial and critical issues.
Own full P&L responsibility.
Maximise business commercial success.
Devise revolutionary Retail Concepts.
Realigning Business Processes.
End to End solutions provider.
Reversing negative trends.
ü Commercially astute with strong strategic decision making, influencing & negotiation skills.
ü Hands-on in steering Multi-Locational sites, foster cross-functional interaction that enables rapid growth
ü Hands-on in steering Companies to leadership position including JV & alliances for larger market share.
ü Lead cross-functional teams that collaborate as a focused unit to achieve aggressive business goals.
ü Effectively manage manufacturing processes with close attention on SOPs, budgets, time-lines & quality.
ü Identify & capture new business opportunities through market analysis & business instincts.
ü Hands-on in launching high value added private labels & positioning them appropriately through matrix.
ü Internal & External Customer focus & robust People Management, Team Building & Leadership skills.
ü Served International business environment & managed manpower from diverse culture & backgrounds.