ABOUT US

Introducing Akoussa, the new innovative perfume and cosmetics retail brand set to  dominate the market in Africa.

Launching with their first retail store in Dakar, the buzzing capital of Senegal, Akoussa are set to expand across West Africa in 2016, and continue to see growth into 2017,  opening stores across South and East Africa, to become the number one perfume and cosmetics brand across the continent.

With head offices located in Lucerne, Switzerland, Akoussa boast an expert hard working team that are passionate about driving their retail brand forwards, using innovative and up to date marketing strategies to see brand growth, resulting in rapid expansion.

With extensive and in-depth knowledge of the African market, Akoussa are set to take the industry by storm, providing carefully selected and sourced products to stock that meet customer demand. The cosmetic industry is ever expanding in Africa, and Akoussa arrive  at just the right time, providing extensive collections from a variety of brands to cater to the ever growing market.

With Africa dubbed to have a ‘booming beauty industry’ a few changes over the last decade has seen the market grow at an epic pace. Around ten years ago, cosmetics were predominantly used by celebrities and the elite in Africa, but over the last decade affordable products has seen an ever growing increase in the use of cosmetic and beauty products. Furthermore, development in the variety of products available for ethnic skin  tones only supports the increase in cosmetic use for day to day. Suddenly, cosmetics are  something the every day person can benefit from, and as a result the industry is booming.

Bringing new and unique cosmetic brands to Africa, Akoussa fill a gap in the market, and aim to offer only the best in the cosmetics and perfume industry. With carefully curated collections, Akoussa are set to become the ‘go to’ place for beauty products.

Akoussa invite beauty, cosmetic and perfume brands to work with them, to become part of their beauty brand that is integral to the market in Africa. Akoussa carefully select each brand they work with, but welcome enquiries from brands of all levels, from start-ups to already well established brands.

SENEGAL


Phone: +221 33 832 0745
E-mail: info@akoussa.sn

BP 5375 DAKAR FANN
Immeuble ADJA KOONE sis
boulevard de l’est X 2 bis point E

MAURITANIA


Coming soon


For more information:
E-mail: info@akoussa.ch

THE GAMBIA


Coming soon


For more information:
E-mail: info@akoussa.ch

CHAD


Coming soon


For more information:
E-mail: info@akoussa.ch

GUINEA


Coming soon


For more information:
E-mail: info@akoussa.ch

NIGER


Coming soon


For more information:
E-mail: info@akoussa.ch

CONGO


Coming soon


For more information:
E-mail: info@akoussa.ch

CAMEROON


Coming soon


For more information:
E-mail: info@akoussa.ch

SALES ASSOCIATE / MAKEUP ARTIST

Country: Senegal
 


In this position you are responsible for displaying a high level of product knowledge; a passion for fragrances and beauty products; an ability to build sales by providing friendly, honest expertise. Ability to build and maintain a clientele, apply makeup and work to achieve individual and team sales goals is imperative.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

• 1-2 years in the cosmetics industry

• Strong knowledge of luxury brand cosmetics and fragrance products

• Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends

Ideally seeking career minded individuals currently pursuing their passion in the RETAIL cosmetics industry. Qualified candidates should email their resume to careers@akoussa.ch

Job Duties:

Ensure each client receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, deep product knowledge and honest advice Present a well-stocked, clean and beautifully presented sales floor

STORE MANAGER

Country: Senegal
 


This position is responsible for exemplifying Akoussa's customer service philosophy at the store level, maximizing revenue and providing a high standard of customer service. You will lead a team of knowledgeable, well trained, enthusiastic and customer focused sales associates.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications include:

• 3+ years of leadership in Retail Management, SELLING MULTIPLE HIGH END COSMETICS AND FRAGRANCE

• Must be a hands-on leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, high energy and attention to detail

• Demonstrated results in previous leadership roles

• A proven ability to train and lead other

• Outstanding communications skills, both verbal and listening

• Ability to adapt in a dynamic, high growth environment

• Commitment to providing expert customer service, quality operations and an unparalleled level of professionalism

• Strong organizational skills and conflict resolution skills

• Willingness to work a flexible schedule

Job Duties

Responsibilities include:

• Ensure each client receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, deep product knowledge and honest advice

• Develop and implement plans to meet/exceed sales goals

• Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures

• Manage inventory, expenses and payroll

• Present a well-stocked, clean and beautifully presented sales floor and spa

• Create and run special in-store events

• Continually evaluate and manage performance challenges

• Actively recruit and provide on-going training to your staff

*Qualified applicants should send their resume to careers@akoussa.ch *Only candidates of interest will be contacted. No phone calls please.

INVENTORY COORDINATOR

Country: Senegal
 


Company Overview Introducing Akoussa, the new innovative perfume and cosmetics retail brand set to dominate the market in Africa.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in Business, or related field

• 1-3 years of professional-level experience

• Extremely organized with excellent attention to detail

• Excellent problem solving and follow-through skills

• Strong understanding of inventory transactions and basic accounting principles

• Ability to meet daily deadlines

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment balancing competing priorities

• Prior retail or warehouse experience a plus 

• Ability to work independently and be self-motivated to create process improvements

• Excellent verbal and written skills

• Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)

Job Duties

• Ensure all merchandise is received properly at stores

• Reconcile purchase order receiving

• Review and adjust unknown sales, transfers, credits, and receiving

• Perform weekly analysis of inter-store transfers to ensure accuracy

• Investigate and correct unmatched transfers

• Adjust inventory based on monthly cycle counts

• Report monthly receiving transactions with feedback for process improvement

• Advise planners and store operations of issues with vendor shipments

• Perform first level of inventory discrepancy analysis to identify and adjust large discrepancies from semi-annual physical counts

  • Assist in creating improvements that will prevent future problems in inventory management transactions

Please attach a cover letter and resume and email to careers@akoussa.ch

SALES ASSOCIATE / MAKEUP ARTIST

Country: Mauritania
 


In this position you are responsible for displaying a high level of product knowledge; a passion for fragrances and beauty products; an ability to build sales by providing friendly, honest expertise. Ability to build and maintain a clientele, apply makeup and work to achieve individual and team sales goals is imperative.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

• 1-2 years in the cosmetics industry

• Strong knowledge of luxury brand cosmetics and fragrance products

• Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends

Ideally seeking career minded individuals currently pursuing their passion in the RETAIL cosmetics industry. Qualified candidates should email their resume to careers@akoussa.ch

Job Duties:

Ensure each client receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, deep product knowledge and honest advice Present a well-stocked, clean and beautifully presented sales floor

SALES ASSOCIATE / MAKEUP ARTIST

Country: The Gambia
 


In this position you are responsible for displaying a high level of product knowledge; a passion for fragrances and beauty products; an ability to build sales by providing friendly, honest expertise. Ability to build and maintain a clientele, apply makeup and work to achieve individual and team sales goals is imperative.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

• 1-2 years in the cosmetics industry

• Strong knowledge of luxury brand cosmetics and fragrance products

• Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends

Ideally seeking career minded individuals currently pursuing their passion in the RETAIL cosmetics industry. Qualified candidates should email their resume to careers@akoussa.ch

Job Duties:

Ensure each client receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, deep product knowledge and honest advice Present a well-stocked, clean and beautifully presented sales floor

SALES ASSOCIATE / MAKEUP ARTIST

Country: Senegal
 


Votre parfumeur Akoussa, the new innovative perfume and cosmetics retail brand set to dominate the market in Africa is now seeking [...]

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SALES ASSOCIATE / MAKEUP ARTIST

Country: Senegal
 


In this position you are responsible for displaying a high level of product knowledge; a passion for fragrances and beauty products; an ability to build sales by providing friendly, honest expertise. Ability to build and maintain a clientele, apply makeup and work to achieve individual and team sales goals is imperative.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

• 1-2 years in the cosmetics industry

• Strong knowledge of luxury brand cosmetics and fragrance products

• Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends

Ideally seeking career minded individuals currently pursuing their passion in the RETAIL cosmetics industry. Qualified candidates should email their resume to careers@akoussa.ch

Job Duties:

Ensure each client receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, deep product knowledge and honest advice Present a well-stocked, clean and beautifully presented sales floor

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STORE MANAGER

Country: Senegal
 


Votre parfumeur Akoussa, the new innovative perfume and cosmetics retail brand set to dominate the market in Africa is now seeking [...]

Read more

STORE MANAGER

Country: Senegal
 


This position is responsible for exemplifying Akoussa's customer service philosophy at the store level, maximizing revenue and providing a high standard of customer service. You will lead a team of knowledgeable, well trained, enthusiastic and customer focused sales associates.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications include:

• 3+ years of leadership in Retail Management, SELLING MULTIPLE HIGH END COSMETICS AND FRAGRANCE

• Must be a hands-on leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, high energy and attention to detail

• Demonstrated results in previous leadership roles

• A proven ability to train and lead other

• Outstanding communications skills, both verbal and listening

• Ability to adapt in a dynamic, high growth environment

• Commitment to providing expert customer service, quality operations and an unparalleled level of professionalism

• Strong organizational skills and conflict resolution skills

• Willingness to work a flexible schedule

Job Duties

Responsibilities include:

• Ensure each client receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, deep product knowledge and honest advice

• Develop and implement plans to meet/exceed sales goals

• Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures

• Manage inventory, expenses and payroll

• Present a well-stocked, clean and beautifully presented sales floor and spa

• Create and run special in-store events

• Continually evaluate and manage performance challenges

• Actively recruit and provide on-going training to your staff

*Qualified applicants should send their resume to careers@akoussa.ch *Only candidates of interest will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Back to Careers

INVENTORY COORDINATOR

Country: Senegal
 


Votre parfumeur Akoussa, the new innovative perfume and cosmetics retail brand set to dominate the market in Africa is now seeking [...]

Read more

INVENTORY COORDINATOR

Country: Senegal
 


Company Overview Introducing Akoussa, the new innovative perfume and cosmetics retail brand set to dominate the market in Africa.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in Business, or related field

• 1-3 years of professional-level experience

• Extremely organized with excellent attention to detail

• Excellent problem solving and follow-through skills

• Strong understanding of inventory transactions and basic accounting principles

• Ability to meet daily deadlines

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment balancing competing priorities

• Prior retail or warehouse experience a plus 

• Ability to work independently and be self-motivated to create process improvements

• Excellent verbal and written skills

• Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)

Job Duties

• Ensure all merchandise is received properly at stores

• Reconcile purchase order receiving

• Review and adjust unknown sales, transfers, credits, and receiving

• Perform weekly analysis of inter-store transfers to ensure accuracy

• Investigate and correct unmatched transfers

• Adjust inventory based on monthly cycle counts

• Report monthly receiving transactions with feedback for process improvement

• Advise planners and store operations of issues with vendor shipments

• Perform first level of inventory discrepancy analysis to identify and adjust large discrepancies from semi-annual physical counts

  • Assist in creating improvements that will prevent future problems in inventory management transactions

Please attach a cover letter and resume and email to careers@akoussa.ch

Back to Careers

SALES ASSOCIATE / MAKEUP ARTIST

Country: Mauritania
 


Votre parfumeur Akoussa, the new innovative perfume and cosmetics retail brand set to dominate the market in Africa is now seeking [...]

Read more

SALES ASSOCIATE / MAKEUP ARTIST

Country: Mauritania
 


In this position you are responsible for displaying a high level of product knowledge; a passion for fragrances and beauty products; an ability to build sales by providing friendly, honest expertise. Ability to build and maintain a clientele, apply makeup and work to achieve individual and team sales goals is imperative.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

• 1-2 years in the cosmetics industry

• Strong knowledge of luxury brand cosmetics and fragrance products

• Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends

Ideally seeking career minded individuals currently pursuing their passion in the RETAIL cosmetics industry. Qualified candidates should email their resume to careers@akoussa.ch

Job Duties:

Ensure each client receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, deep product knowledge and honest advice Present a well-stocked, clean and beautifully presented sales floor

Back to Careers

SALES ASSOCIATE / MAKEUP ARTIST

Country: The Gambia
 


Votre parfumeur Akoussa, the new innovative perfume and cosmetics retail brand set to dominate the market in Africa is now seeking [...]

Read more

SALES ASSOCIATE / MAKEUP ARTIST

Country: The Gambia
 


In this position you are responsible for displaying a high level of product knowledge; a passion for fragrances and beauty products; an ability to build sales by providing friendly, honest expertise. Ability to build and maintain a clientele, apply makeup and work to achieve individual and team sales goals is imperative.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

• 1-2 years in the cosmetics industry

• Strong knowledge of luxury brand cosmetics and fragrance products

• Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends

Ideally seeking career minded individuals currently pursuing their passion in the RETAIL cosmetics industry. Qualified candidates should email their resume to careers@akoussa.ch

Job Duties:

Ensure each client receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, deep product knowledge and honest advice Present a well-stocked, clean and beautifully presented sales floor

Back to Careers

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  • ANNA SUI
  • ARTISAN PARFUMEUR
  • ALEXANDRE J
  • ACCA KAPPA
  • ATELIER DES ORS
  • ANGELA CIAMPAGNA
  • AUBADE

B

  • BANANA REPUBLIC
  • BECKHAM
  • BEYONCE
  • BURBERRY
  • BY TERRY
  • BOGART

C

  • CARVEN
  • CAROLINA HERRERA
  • COLOGNE GRAND CRUS
  • CHEVIGNON
  • CRISTALLERIE DES PARFUMS
  • CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES

D

  • DUNHILL
  • DUPONT

E

  • EAU PRECIEUSE
  • ELISABETH ARDEN
  • ESTEE LAUDER
  • EUTOPIE
  • EVODY

F

  • FENDI
  • FRANCK BOCLET
  • FACELLA
  • FRAZER

G

  • GAP
  • GIVENCHY
  • GEORGES RECH

H

  • HAYARI

J

  • JACQUES BOGART
  • JHG
  • JIMMY CHOO
  • JOVOY
  • JUL ET MAD
  • JACADI

K

  • KARL LAGERFELD
  • KATY PERRY
  • KENZO

L

  • LA MARTINA
  • LADY GAGA
  • LEE COOPER
  • LAURENT MAZZONE
  • LE GALION
  • LITTLE MARCEL

M

  • MONT BLANC
  • MOLINARD
  • MONTANA
  • MOLYNEUX

N

  • NAF NAF
  • NINA RICCI
  • NEJMA COLLECTIONS
  • NEOCLAIM

P

  • PACO RABANNE
  • PAUL EMILIEN
  • PARFUMS BERDOUES
  • PREMIERE NOTE
  • PASCAL MORABITO
  • PARFUMS PERGOLESE

R

  • RANCE
  • REPETTO

S

  • STENDHAL
  • SOSPIRO
  • SLAZENGER & UMBRO
  • SALVADOR DALI

T

  • TOM FORD
  • TEO CABANEL
  • TED LAPIDUS
  • THE DIFFERENT COMPANY

V

  • VALENTINO

X

  • XERJOFF

A

  • ANNA SUI
  • ARTISAN PARFUMEUR
  • ALEXANDRE J
  • ACCA KAPPA
  • ATELIER DES ORS
  • ANGELA CIAMPAGNA
  • AUBADE

B

  • BANANA REPUBLIC
  • BECKHAM
  • BEYONCE
  • BURBERRY
  • BY TERRY
  • BOGART

C

  • CARVEN
  • CAROLINA HERRERA
  • COLOGNE GRAND CRUS
  • CHEVIGNON
  • CRISTALLERIE DES PARFUMS
  • CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES

D

  • DUNHILL
  • DUPONT

E

  • EAU PRECIEUSE
  • ELISABETH ARDEN
  • ESTEE LAUDER
  • EUTOPIE
  • EVODY

F

  • FENDI
  • FRANCK BOCLET
  • FACELLA
  • FRAZER

G

  • GAP
  • GIVENCHY
  • GEORGES RECH

H

  • HAYARI

J

  • JACQUES BOGART
  • JHG
  • JIMMY CHOO
  • JOVOY
  • JUL ET MAD
  • JACADI

K

  • KARL LAGERFELD
  • KATY PERRY
  • KENZO

L

  • LA MARTINA
  • LADY GAGA
  • LEE COOPER
  • LAURENT MAZZONE
  • LE GALION
  • LITTLE MARCEL

M

  • MONT BLANC
  • MOLINARD
  • MONTANA
  • MOLYNEUX

N

  • NAF NAF
  • NINA RICCI
  • NEJMA COLLECTIONS
  • NEOCLAIM

P

  • PACO RABANNE
  • PAUL EMILIEN
  • PARFUMS BERDOUES
  • PREMIERE NOTE
  • PASCAL MORABITO
  • PARFUMS PERGOLESE

R

  • RANCE
  • REPETTO

S

  • STENDHAL
  • SOSPIRO
  • SLAZENGER & UMBRO
  • SALVADOR DALI

T

  • TOM FORD
  • TEO CABANEL
  • TED LAPIDUS
  • THE DIFFERENT COMPANY

V

  • VALENTINO

X

  • XERJOFF
HEAD OFFICE SWITZERLAND


Phone: +41 41 370 07 23
E-mail: info@akoussa.ch


Schaedrutilhalde 14
6006 Luzern

BRANCH OFFICE SENEGAL


Phone: +221 33 832 0745
E-mail: info@akoussa.sn


BP 5375 DAKAR FANN
Immeuble ADJA KOONE sis
boulevard de l’est X 2 bis point E

HAVE QUESTION ? SEND REQUEST

HEAD OFFICE SWITZERLAND


Phone: +41 41 370 07 23
E-mail: info@akoussa.ch


Schaedrutilhalde 14
6006 Luzern

BRANCH OFFICE SENEGAL


Phone: +221 33 832 0745
E-mail: info@akoussa.sn


BP 5375 DAKAR FANN
Immeuble ADJA KOONE sis
boulevard de l’est X 2 bis point E

HAVE QUESTION ? SEND REQUEST

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