National Bakeries Manager

Job Status: Receiving Applications (Open)
Estimated Salary

Expiration date: 13 Oct 2022

Date Posted

06 Oct 2022

Expiration date

13 Oct 2022

Offered Salary (month)



3 year exp


Middle Level

The incumbent’s duties include, among others:

  • Researches and identifies product range, recipes, and ingredients and liaising with Supply Chain on raw materials
  • Develops the Annual Implmentation Plan for OKZL Bakeries to achieve agreed Strategic targets for growth, revenue and profitability
  • Develops and updates sales revenue, volumes, and gross profit targets for each bakery across the Country
  • Monitors the budget(s) monthly, identifies variances and discrepancies, takes appropriate action, and updates the Operations Director.
  • Reviews and analyses performance of existing products and decides whether to expand or delist products based on the findings.
  • Defines ingredients and packages for submission to Category Buyer in Supply Chain.
  • Monitors adherence to Merchandising Standards as laid down in the planogram(s).
  • Develops the Bakeries Training Calendar and liaising with Human Resources regarding training needs (such as target group, type of training) and costs.
  • Decides product range to be produced in Branches, the nature and type of recipes to be used.


  • Degree in Food Science, Food Technology or equivalent or equivalent. An MBA would be an added advantage.
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in a similar or related environment.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with a capacity to present, discuss, and explain issues coherently and logically, both in writing and verbally.

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