Sales, Stores and Purchasing Assistant Manager

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Lusaka, Zambia
  • Date Posted:

Website Company Name: Talent House

Company Summary:

Job Description:

Our Client, Drake and Gorham is one of Zambia’s leading air conditioning and refrigeration, elevators and escalators company. The company hosts a one-stop-shop retail store for a wide variety of air-conditioning units to suit every budget as well as a comprehensive spares and parts stock.
About the role:
Drake and Gorham Limited seeks the services of a qualified and experienced person to fill the Position of sales, stores and purchasing assistant manager.
Key Responsibilities:
The Employee’s core responsibilities shall be among others:

Manage the Company Stores & Counter Sales Department,
Marketing & promoting Sales of all products in the company’s portfolio, including installation of the same.
 Achieve all sales/Turnover/Profit Targets and Goals set out by the Company
Handling of Stock Purchases: all Equipment, Material and Spares Purchases,
Managing of Warranty Claims
Issuing of Materials and Equipment to various projects and sites,
Assisting with the Management and Logistics on Site Projects on Air
Conditioning, Refrigeration and Mechanical Engineering  Sectors.
Managing Company Tools
Select good suppliers for the purchase of materials;
Prepare a budget for material requirement in stores, Maintenance of Stores records (bin cards, stores ledger), and Maintain proper stock levels, avoid stores losses, and use proper pricing methods for the issuing of materials in the contracts departments,
Maintain good relationships with Suppliers.
Managing and overseeing the dispatch and allocation of equipment and materials to the company’s contracts, projects and services departments.


Must be well experienced in marketing, Sales and purchasing in order to negotiate with Vendors and suppliers as well as
Acquiring and maintaining customer relationships.
Develop and arrange promotional material and in-store displays, as well as sales promotion
Must be well experienced with stock and inventory management and respective stock management software.
Must have logistical experiences with regards to importations and purchasing of goods
Experience in managing sales team, motivate the sales team to meet sales objectives by training and mentoring staff
Technical knowledge in particular on Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R) will be a great advantage
Fully acquainted with Microsoft office (Outlook, Excel and Word)
Must have Degree in Logistics, Marketing, Engineering or Equivalent
Minimum 5 years’ experience with at least 2 years in Managerial position.
Preferred candidate must be Zambian citizen and/or holder of residence permit

The incumbent will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience.
To Apply:
Please send your CV to [email protected] before the 19th of August, 2023.

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