Butchery Manager

Lusaka, Zambia, Contract May 10, 2022

DATE: 05 MAY 2022
PURPOSE: You will manage the day-to-day running of the Butchery [i.es] operations and you may at once be in charge of more than one butchery at any given time.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in any Business or Operations Management related fields, Front Office Operations, Food Production, Hotel and Catering Management, meat cutting and  or a minimum of 6 years’ work experience in the meat Processing Industry or any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform job duties may be considered.

Previous meat processing experience in a meat market/butchery environment with traceable references
5 years of retail experience
Butchery Machinery Competent
Friendly and positive attitude
Excellent customer service and communication skills
Attention to detail
Should have high integrity and be honest/trustworthy
Able to coordinate multiple-tasks and manage pressure.
Should be proactive and trainable
Readily adjusts schedule, tasks, and priorities when necessary to meet business needs

The BUTCHERY MANAGER will be responsible and accountable to the Head Butchery Operations for performance in the following areas:

Development and Management of Meat Blocks, including Costing, Selling prices and GP%
Ensure cold chain requirements and other storage conditions are met for all products in the butcheries.
Ensure all operating environments are food safe with all Hygiene requirements and standards met.
Oversee New Store openings including counter layouts and product selection.
Merchandising / Ensure the layout of meat counters is standardized across stores.
Manage the product innovation pipeline in liaison with concession partners and sales and marketing teams and manage the seeding process.
Entrench good stock management systems such as FIFO in the butcheries to ensure stock rotation and eliminate product expiries and wastage.
Ensure all butchery equipment is in good working order and maintenance/service schedules are updated.
Ensure all key butchery processes/activities are documented through Standard Operating Procedures SOPs
Ensure Butchery staff are adequately trained in butchery operations, customer service, hygiene, proper use of butchery equipment etc. Ensure personal hygiene and follow health and safety procedures
Maintain Company standards and merchandise.
You will be responsible for the cleanliness of the Butcheries or Outlets
Supervise staff under your Charge
Compile reports of various meat cuts you have on a daily basis
Work with HR Department in the placement and training of staff

What you are accountable for achieving
How will you be measured

Customer Service


Stocking levels on in the displays
Keep Butchery clean and spotless at all times
Help Clients and need require and deal with Custom complains and suggestions of at all
Compile Reports as required by the Finance Department
Butcheries or Outlets have to be profitable


Each Mika Meats employee will ensure that all Mika Meats Health and Safety policies and procedures are adhered to within their area of operations.
Each Mika Meats employee will assist the Business Development Manager in getting new business & maintaining existing clients
Each Mika Meats employee will ensure that all Mika Meats Human Resources Policies and Procedures are adhered to within their area of operation
Each Mika Meats employee is responsible for Mika Meats public relations with the clients, client’s employees, visitors, suppliers, Mika Meats is desirous to maintain a good relationship with its employees and sister Companies in the Group.
IT Management – Mika Meats has invested in IT for all its Operations and we have various IT employees to maintain the equipment. Each Mika Employee must oversee the IT equipment in his department and ensure it follows Mika Meats IT policies and procedures at all times.
Ensure strict adherence to the “Mika Meats Code of Ethics”.

You will perform other reasonable tasks that may be requested by your superior from time to time
Interested candidates for the above position should submit their application letters and attach detailed and updated curriculum vitae before close of business hours on 10th May 2022. Submission can be done in soft copy on email [email protected] and hard copy on the address 32 Msuzi road, woodlands – Lusaka Zambia. Be informed that, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further processes.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitments@mikameats.com

Application email or URL: recruitments@mikameats.com
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