A well-established organization in Somerset West is seeking a Retail Manager to join their team. Salary will be discussed in interview.


Should you apply for this vacancy and your skills and experience DO NOT match the inherent REQUIREMENTS of this position, YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE IMMEDIATELY DELETED. Please ensure that you READ and understand this advertised position BEFORE sending your CV to us, or otherwise you will just be wasting YOUR time and ours.

Application Process:

To apply for this position kindly e-mail your updated CV in MS Word format to admin@whmrecruitment.co.za, and indicate the Position name in the Subject Line

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Retail Manager
  • Have a valid matric certificate
  • Degree or Diploma in Retail Management will be an advantage
  • Be bilingual
  • Have a valid driver’s license and own vehicle
  • Excellent communications skills & interpersonal skills
  • Be computer literate in MS Office (Intermediate)
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Key Performance Areas:

  • Manage and control floats
  • Oversee cashiers and cash handling protocol
  • Ensure Cash-up documentation is managed procedurally
  • Petty cash
  • Perform random audits
  • Damages to be minimized and stock losses to be less than 0,3% of turnover
  • Daily stock rotation
  • Daily stock counts, as per schedule, from Stock Office must be correctly counted and reported.
  • Short, dated stock to be reported daily
  • Arrange stock take preparations are done and manage process
  • Open and close shop
  • Complete daily managers check sheet
  • Ensure that the alarms, cameras, and all security systems are in working order, maintained and tested regularly
  • Ensure shop locks, roller doors and any other equipment are maintained.
  • Manage the outsourced security guards to ensure adherence to all policies and procedures.
  • General security awareness and accountability as senior on site
  • Plan annual and interim labour requirements according to specific volumes and retail requirements
  • Ensure all staff and support people are well-versed in local hygiene requirements and explain to them the importance of why and how quality standards are to be assured
  • Equip staff with the required tests and equipment to assure product standards are upheld
  • Ensure staff is well versed in the requirements relating to stock rotation and shelf displays.
  • Identify staff development needs and develop them accordingly
  • Evaluate staff performance and provide feedback and coaching as required
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with customers so that they feel they receive good value at all times
  • Proactively identify and resolve obstacles to customer service delivery in a timeous manner, implementing contingency plans when required
  • Ensure that Policies and Procedures are followed, and amended to support an ever-changing environment
  • Ensure that correct processes are followed when dealing with IR issues
  • Arrange any staff rotation between branches
  • Management of casual staff


Salary will be discussed in interview


Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Therefore, if you have not received any correspondence within two weeks of your application, you have been unsuccessful

Career Category: FMCG Manager Retail
Career Type: Freelance
Location: Krugersdorp

Apply for this position

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx