Corporate Retail Operations Advisor ( Oil & Gas / Downstream / Retail / Marketing / Sales ) – Africa

Western Africa#Northern Africa#Eastern Africa
Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. 197 07 22 MNW

Reference Number: 197 07 22 MNW

Job Description:

Our client, one of Africa’s leading petroleum distribution and marketing companies is seeking a Corporate Offer and Promotion Advisor, who will execute the offer plans “backcourt, forecourt and services” within a safe and controlled environment to generate the planned sales volumes and planned bottom line results. The ideal incumbent will have experience working in sales & marketing at senior management level.


  • Principal owner of “Making the company the best Retail operations company in Africa”
  • Evaluate rebranding Capex & prioritize its execution
  • Coordinate management of consistent Business Initiatives relevant to building Corporate Brand through Retail Operations
  • Execute Offer Plans “Backcourt, Forecourt and Services” in coordination with Retail Offer & Promotion Advisor and Retail NFB Advisor
  • Ensure consistent implementation of Safety standards and Controls
  • Own the operation standards for Retail service stations’ management and ensure excellence of Operations standards execution (RSOI – Retail Services Operations Initiatives)
  • As per RNSS (Retail Network Strategic Study), execute the development of a chain of flagship stations in key affiliates as the “To Be” model for standards; results, customer service, retail efficiency and other retail initiatives, programs, etc.
  • Owner of Retail automation (connectivity, FCC, ATG, Cameras) working closely with IT Corporate and Retail Managers
  • Rollout of the O’Cards working closely with IT Corporate and Retail Managers
  • Car wash programs working closely with Retail Offer and Promotion Advisor
  • Shop Operations (Process, Procedures, IT support) working closely with Retail NFB Advisor
  • Monitor retail sites performance KPI’s: average throughput, Lube / Fuel ratio, drop and card penetration.
  • Establish guidelines for rebranded sites staff competencies
  • Benchmark fixed costs and overheads and focus on optimizing cost effectiveness of retail operations
  • Identify operations improvement opportunities
  • Streamline new build & maintenance contracts
  • Work closely with Field Teams across Africa in order to maximize returns on retail investments
  • Evaluate and communicate effectively Regional best practices
  • Develop performance incentives for retail teams
  • Frequently travel around the region and observes field teams while at work – supports and advises.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Citizenship in West, East or North Africa required
  • Relevant Engineering / Business background and degree from reputable university
  • Minimum of 5 – 7 years relevant work experience in Sales & Marketing, at managerial level
  • Travel within Africa Required

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Aimee Mitchell at

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Aimee Mitchell

Junior Recruiter

CA Mining

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