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Director, Retail Trade

Aliases: Managing Director Retail Trade, Chairman Board of Directors (Retail Trade), Director Operations Retail Trade

Industry/Sector(s): Organised Retail


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Director, Retail Trade is expected to perform include:

  • Laying down policies within the powers delegated
  • Planning, controlling and directing the operation of private or public enterprises or segments of its activities engaged in buying and selling of goods in the retail sale
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a desk job
  • The candidate will handle a team of Managers and other Personnel​ 
  • Travelling may be required
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Work is 5/6 days a week and a minimum of 8/9 hours per day. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift work is not available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Low Vision (LV), Blind (B) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 4

Preferably, CA/ICWA/MBA/PGDM/B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/MCA

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • In-depth knowledge of the particular trade/s and its products
  • Knowledge of the market trends, price lines, competitors, demand and supply
  • Working knowledge of retail trade enterprise operations
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Good communication skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Relationship management skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical and critical thinking
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Colleges across India
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

https://targetstudy.com/courses/mba-operations-management.htm

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Sales Person → Sales Supervisor, Retail Trade → Sales Manager, Retail Trade → General Manager, Retail Trade → Director, Retail Trade → Working Proprietor, Retail Trade

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience -  Rs 4,00,000 to  Rs 6,00,000 per month  
These figures are indicative and subject to change 
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Generally, 10 - 25 years of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3

Retail units

KEYWORDS 
  • Director Retail Trade
  • MD Retail Trade
  • Director Operations Retail
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20151120.2200Director, Retail Trade
ISCO 20081120Managing Directors and Chief Executives
NIC 200847110; 47190Retail sale in non-specialized stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating; Other retail sale in non-specialized stores
QP ReferenceNot availableNot available
NSQFNot availableNot available​
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