• Full Time
  • Nairobi


About This Job:

Q-Sourcing Limited trading as Q-Sourcing Servtec is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and South Sudan.

On behalf of our client, we are looking for a competent, skilled, and experienced Private Label Manager to work in Nairobi.

Job summary:

Reporting to GM-Marketing & Sourcing, the Manager-Private Label is responsible and accountable for the Private Label range and performance across Territories within their Department/Group of categories. The role holder is also responsible for the adaptation of the Company/Department and Section strategy to their designated categories. The role holder is expected to propose a range of Private Label products to be developed, set marketing and communication strategy both offline and online, optimize and track all financial KPIs.


Private Label Product Development

  • Stay abreast of market trends and innovation to elaborate action plans, maintain Private Label brand’s strategy and develop Private Labels range responding to Customer Demand
  • Ensure Private Label items meet local sales targets and profit goals
  • Ensure the proper integration of the Private Label items within the International Merchandising function strategy
  • Prioritize development plan in coordination with Private Label Quality Team, Sourcing team and Sales Development team across territories to maximise resources and sales potential

Launch and After Launch follow up

  • Follow up on the manufacturing and launch of new Private Label products in the stores
  • Ensure commercial strategy is implemented offline and online; KPIs are tracked and corrective action plans are set when necessary
  • Ensure proper communication on the product launch and ensure the range is available on all platforms (Internal & External-Online & Offline), ideally through innovation / thinking out of the box

Coordination with Internal Stakeholders across territories

  • Coordinate and align with all stakeholders internally Private Label development plans, strategies, action plans within their Department/Group of categories
  • Support Sourcing teams with their category strategy definitions
  • Ensure the marketing of Private Label items in coordination with Marketing and Sales Development
  • Provide support to improve logistic flows, marketing and product display

Policies and Procedures

  • Oversee the development and implementation of relevant policies and procedures
  • Ensure procedure for record keeping to support the organization’s goals is in place and applied
  • Ensure Private Label items are complying with policies related to our client’s Retail, Private Label and regulation

Human Capital Responsibilities

  • Assist with the implementation of the performance management process by setting objectives, monitoring performance, and provide constructive feedback and provide inputs to senior management
  • Provide mentorship for the purpose of developing a continuous talent pipeline for key roles
  • Provide inputs on training needs and coordinate with the HC department to ensure facilitation of training requirements
  • Develop and implement on the job-training for the team
  • Provide inputs for the development of annual manpower plan
  • Ensure the implementation of our client’s Retail’s corporate policies and relevant procedures


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Marketing
  • 2-4 years of experience in a similar role with a product development background being mandatory (Private Label or Non Private Label)
  • Retail background (retailer or supplier side)
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Strong negotiation and networking skills
  • Strong business communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel Suite
  • English (Full professional proficiency – Required)

Application procedure:

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications through the link below.



Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


To apply for this job please visit qsourcingservtec.applytojob.com.