Pick n Pay Is Hiring: Operations Manager – South Africa

Closing Date:28 February 2023

Minimum Requirements

National Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Facilities Management with training (or further qualification) in Project Management and Financial Management

3 – 5 years’ proven experience in a similar role

5 Years post graduate experience in maintenance and procurement specializing in retail (FMCG) environment.

Computer literacy especially Excel, Word, Powerpoint, MS Project (or similar Project Management software) and SAP.

Knowledge of relevant SABS codes of practice, and OHS regulations

Experienced in running multiple projects simultaneously on a national level

Experience in preparing and controlling budgets and expenditure

Experience in developing strategies to achieve a well maintained store environment that is cost effective and sustainable

Project management experience advantageous

Experience in Retail industry advantageous

Duties & Responsibilities

Meet with architects/engineers/builders/professional team with regards to building projects

Liaise with suppliers regarding electrical/plumbing work

Liaise and negotiate with suppliers with regards to equipment

Facilitate the placement of approved equipment orders

Coordinate equipment supply dates & times

Meet with franchisees on a regular basis

Hold regular on site meetings with all concerned stakeholders

Ensure resolution of problems as they occur

Plan, coordinate and control projects from inception to completion

Set budgets and ensure adherence to them

Report progress daily to all stakeholders

Set up critical delivery dates & ensure adherence to them

Ensure Pick n Pay standards, specifications & procedures are adhered to

Draw up snag lists and perform regular follow-ups on progress

Liaise with local authorities (municipalities & health department etc.)


High stress tolerance threshold
People orientation
Team player
Business orientated

Strong organisational skills
Deadline driven
Excellent communication skills
Ability to perform under pressure

Demonstrates commitment and reliability
Methodical and analytical
Sense of urgency and excellent time management skills
Continuous and consistent professionalism in all aspects of work

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