Dis-Chem Pharmacies Is Hiring: Trainee Assistant Manager – Ballito Junction – South Africa


Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies has an opportunity available for a Store Assistant Manager for their Ballito Junction store.You will be responsible for assisting the Store Manager with complete operation of the store. Manage employees and be responsible for store targets. Maintain inventory by checking merchandise to determine inventory levels – anticipating customer demand. Prepare reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information.

Minimum Requirements:
Grade 12 / Matric
Minimum of 5 years Retail/FMCG –Experience in all retail departments –Receiving, Administration, Cash Office or Sales Floor Management.
Supervisor: Minimum of 3 years
Minimum 2 years’ experience in Unisolv / SAP / Qlikview
Previous experience with Kronos

Relevant retail/FMCG qualification
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 floor
Prepare, coordinate and manage stock takes on a biannual basis, in conjunction with the Store Admin 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


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

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

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