Health consultant

Full-time

Health Consultant

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited

Milnerton, Western Cape

Permanent

Closing Date 10 January 2021

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Job Details

DivisionLL Division
Minimum experienceMid-Senior
Company primary industryRetail
Job functional areaConsulting

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ requires the services of a reputable Health Focus Consultants specialising in Vitamins and Supplements for their Table bay store western cape.
You will be responsible for effectively promoting and selling Dis-Chem Health Focus products through consistent customer service,

Minimum Requirements:
Essential:

Grade 12 / Matric
Minimum of 6 months’ sales experience in a Vitamins / Health environment
Strong command of the English language
Computer literate – MS Office
Sound numerical skills
Willing and able to work retail hours

Advantageous:

Qualification in BSc Biomedicine and/or BSc Biotechnology, or relevant qualification within the health focus field
Sales experience in a retail environment
Experience in the health industry (vitamins, supplements or health foods)
Fluent in a 2nd language prominently spoken in the area

Job description:

Assist and advise customers, and ensure the highest levels of customer care and service are met
Assist with back shopping when requested to do so, to ensure the effective operation of the department and store
Keep merchandise displays in the health focus area stocked and faced up
Report all price discrepancies to management as they appear
Adhere to store layouts within the Health Department
Ensure broadsheet items are well displayed, merchandised, promoted and available
Implement promotional displays and merchandising material
Achieve monthly team, brand and vendor targets
Keep abreast with new products and product lines
Follow the Health Department’s administrative processes and procedures, including, but not limited to, weekly returns, stock control and monitoring of stock levels

Competencies:

Essential:

Promotions and personal selling
Customer service
Strong command of the English language
Basic report analysis
Team player
Time management
Honest and trustworthy

Advantageous:

Product knowledge and stock control
Bilingual

Special conditions of employment:

Willing and able to work retail hours
Able and physically fit for walking, standing, climbing, kneeling, bending, and pushing, pulling lifting and moving objects
Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport
South African citizen
Clear credit and criminal records

Remuneration and benefits:

Market-related salary + commission
Medical aid
Provident fund
Staff account

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN A MONTH AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.