Assistant Shop Manager

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Western Cape – Kuilsriver


One of our clients, a well know convenience store, currently has a vacancy available for an Assistant Shop Manager. They are based in Kuilsriver.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Daily running of the store
  • Focus on lowering the costs and increasing the profit
  • Good understanding of GP’s, Nett GP’s and waste implications on income
  • Ensure that promotions or specials are accurate and in compliance with company standards and policies
  • Ensure that customer care is top priority
  • Floor management, ensure everyone are productive on the shop floor
  • Meet stock variance goals, expenses goals etc to meet financial goals
  • Ensure pricing is correct
  • Work as a team together to ensure store displays are up to standard
  • Ensure products are clean and ready to be displayed
  • Checking of invoices and deliveries – checked and signed
  • Ensure items are in stock, good understanding of inventories
  • Ensure standards are kept
  • Ensure health and safety measures are met
  • Maintain and improve cleaning standards
  • Help, drive, motivate and encourage colleagues to achieve target
  • Schedule shifts

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • At least 3 – 4 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Good understanding of Retail systems (ARCH)
  • Understand of marketing within the Supermarket environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of the following functions: bakery, deli, frontline, butcher, receiving, liquor etc
  • Computer literate
  • Bilingual (Third language will be beneficial)

Competencies required:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientated
  • Detail orientated
  • Driven
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • People management skills
  • Strong administrative skills

If you meet the minimum requirements please forward your CV to

Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Closing date: 10 February 2021

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