Sales Assistant/Manager

Full-time

Sales Assistant/Manager

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited

Mbombela, Mpumalanga

Permanent

Closing Date 31 December 2020

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Job Details

DivisionSV – DG Division
Minimum experienceMid-Senior
Company primary industryFMCG
Job functional areaSales

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies has an opportunity available for a Sales /Trainee Assistant Manager for their MBombela Region. You will assist the Store Manager with all operations of the store including managing staff and being responsible for store targets, maintaining inventory by checking the merchandise to determine inventory levels and preparing reports by collecting, analysing and summarising information.

Minimum Requirements:
Essential:

Grade 12 / Matric
Minimum of 5 years’ retail/FMCG experience in all retail departments: Receiving, Admin, Capturing, Till Operations, Cash Office, Sales Floor and Customer Service
Minimum of 3 year’s management/supervisory experience
Computer literate – MS Office and retail operating systems
Willing and able to work retail hours

Advantageous:

Relevant retail/FMCG qualification
Working knowledge of SAP
Basic knowledge and application of human resources and industrial relations

Job Description:

Manage day-to-day human resource administration including, but not limited to, leave, hours of work and scheduling.
Manage the performance management process and ensure that personal development plans are adhered to.
Manage and ensure all orders are done on a daily basis, no time, and maintain correct stock levels.
Manage stock-flow to the floor.
Prepare, coordinate and manage stock takes on a biannual basis, in conjunction with the Store Admin Manager and Store Manager.
Manage shrinkage.
Regulate customer compliments and complaints.
Ensure customer requests and complaints are addressed timeously.
Ensure all merchandisers adhere to Dis-Chem merchandising standards.
Ensure promotional stock and displays are planned, implemented and maintained.
Adhere to all labelling, pricing and layout standards, and ensure that merchandisers adhere to these standards.
Ensure all store objectives are achieved.

Competencies

Essential:

Store retail admin and management experience, relating to receiving, admin, capturing, till operations, cash office, stock control, sales floor and customer service
Strong command of the English language
Basic financial skills – GP, mark-up, VAT, etc.
Effective interaction with suppliers, management, reps and staff
Strong analytical skills and time management
Manage, develop and motivate subordinates
Trustworthy and honest

Advantageous:

Basic IR and management training
Basic Accounting knowledge
Portrayal of leadership

Special conditions of employment:

Willing and able to work retail hours
Local traveling – valid driver’s license and own reliable transport
South African citizen
Clear credit and criminal records

Remuneration and benefits:

Market-related salary
Medical aid
Provident fund
Staff account

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS 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.