RE-ADVERTISED – Butchery Manager

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Highly competitive ZMW / Month
  • November 30, 2022

Jumbo Wholesalers Zambia

The Giant of Africa

Purpose of this role:  To meet the growing needs of the business in the Butchery department

Job specifications/ responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:


  • To achieve the budgeted turnover for the in-store butchery
  • Sales growth over the previous year
  • To achieve budgeted volume sales and growths over the previous year (kg)
  • Serving customers and making up of meat orders for customers


  • To achieve the budgeted rand value gross profit for in-store butchery
  • To achieve the budgeted GP%
  • Managing selling prices to achieve maximum returns for the company
  • To do regular block tests ensuring that cost versus selling prices are achieved to maintain the budgeted GP% required

Stock Control

  • Weekly stock counts are done on meat and meat related products
  • Manage stock holding levels according to company standards and procedures
  • Stock rotation that is in line with a first in, first out policy

Staff Management

  • Staff scheduling and disciplines to ensure optimum production
  • Staff hygiene and dress code for working in an area that does food preparation,
  • Ensure that staff comply with all company policies and procedures when working in a food production facility

Production planning

Food Safety and Hygiene

  • To ensure that the butchery complies with the company’s minimal requirement on both food safety and hygiene regulations

Administration and Ordering

  • To do daily weekly and monthly administration related to the butchery
  • Stock counts and receiving procedures as well as ordering procedures are followed
  • Sell-buy date policy is strictly adhered to
  • The ordering in of all raw materials related to the butchery items
  • Receiving and quality control of stock ordered and received
  • Plan of orders to ensure stock holdings are kept to a minimal


  • To ensure that defined product ranges are available for sale at all times of trade
  • Service levels and on sales is maintained at all times


  • Planning of production to ensure service levels are maintained
  • Reduce wastage and reworks to a minimal
  • Ensure that the companies basic cutting and packaging standards are maintained


  • More than 3 years of experience in Retail Meat Industry
  • Minimum Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Experience in store core operations , in a similar environment or a related role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer orientation
  • Attention to details and work under pressure
  • Computer literate in MS office, MS out look
  • Analytical ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent ability to sell
  • Excellent attention to detail & planning and organizing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to Work Without Supervision

Forward Cover letter and credentials in a single pdf document to the stated email

([email protected]) before the deadline. Email Subject: Butchery Manager

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