Assistant Store Manager


Based in the bustling city of Johannesburg, a unique opportunity to establish a rewarding career in retail and customer service has presented itself. The role available is that of an Assistant Store Manager, a critical component of the store’s operations, and consequently, the brand’s overall success. In cooperating with the Store Manager, you will be a part of the stimulating, fast-paced world of retail management.

Key Responsibilities

The Assistant Store Manager’s foremost obligation is to ensure that the store meets its financial objectives consistently. This can be achieved by implementing strategies that promote sales growth.

Area of Focus Key Duties
Sales and Promotion Launching promotional activities and driving excellence in customer care, cross-selling and up-selling to maximise sales
Store Operation Oversee daily operations, including administrative tasks, general cleanliness, management of stock and expenses, and precautionary measures to minimise shrinkage

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Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum requirement: Grade 12 (a score of at least 50% in both Maths and English)
  • Preferred: Relevant Retail/Business Management qualification
  • At least 1-year experience in an assistant store management role within a FMCG store operations environment or successful completion of the Clicks Trainee Store Management Programme
  • Experience in financial management including handling budgets, profit and loss statements, and financial ratios

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • Understanding and application of financial management principles
  • Insight of merchandising and promotions principles in a retail/FMCG environment
  • Familiarity with stock, cost, risk and compliance management procedures
  • Commitment to delivering excellent customer service
  • Knowledge of labour legislations and industrial relations practices
  • Experience in managing people effectively
  • Competency-based interviewing skills
  • Numeracy skills
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Apply for this opportunity: Don’t let this opportunity slip away. The application will close on 11 February 2024. You can find the application link is available here.

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