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8 Jul 2022

PermanentTrainee Retail Assistant Manager Required

Eskort (Pty) Ltd – Posted by JobPlace24 Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Trainee Retail Assistant Manager Required

Location: Centurion
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: Eskort (Pty) Ltd
Job Title: Trainee Retail Assistant Manager Required


We invite all BCOM Graduates to apply for this amazing opportunity!

Job Purpose:

  • To train for a period of 12 months to become a Retail Assistant Manager so as to, with the Retail Manager, lead all operations of the store to ensure that the store functions smoothly while optimizing profits.
  • The role is provided to facilitate getting young graduates to become Retail Assistant Managers and eventually become Retail Managers in our Eskort retail stores.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Stock Management
  • Stock Ordering
  • Place orders with factories and other suppliers.
  • Follow up on orders.
  • Manage deliveries, delivery dates and stock upon arrival.
  • Manage stock order volumes.
  • Stock Receiving
  • Receive ordered stock.
  • Report delivery shortfalls, and damages.
  • Follow up on non-received stock.
  • Capture received stock on Meat Matrix.

Stock Controlling

  • Daily stock levels reporting.
  • Run stock depletion reports- cashiers.
  • Balance off with stock receiving.
  • Manage stock levels threshold.
  • Manage stock shrinkage: stock losses/damages/dumpings.
  1. Housekeeping
  • Store cleanliness including, but not limited to all floors, bathrooms, office spaces, passageways, isles, packing areas, chillers, freezers, cashier till points and Deli (Hot Foods) area.
  • Always maintain high level of HACCP standards throughout the store.
  • Observe OHSA (Occupational Health and Safety) hazards and abide by the rules and resulations of the Act.
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Relations (Discipline in the workplace).
  • Performance Management.
  • Employee Wellness.
  • Employee Motivation.
  • Store Organisation
  • Display of products on the the shelf and create attravtive displays at key points in the store ex: check-out ques.
  • Be familiar with the merchandising material available from suppliers and ensure employees are familiar with all in-store (current) promotions.
  • Re-arrangement of store shelves and products.
  • Managing of non-moving items and display areas.
  • Cash Management
  • Manage and assist with daily cash ups.
  • Minimi cash losses.
  • Manage picking up and dropping off of cash in the store.
  • Manage safety of cash movement within the store.
  • Manage and keep the safe secure and locked at all times.
  • Customer Service
  • Deliver excellent service to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Create a store that meets local needs by building an understanding of customer-product preferences.
  • Manage and analyse customer complaints to get insights for improvement of customer satisfaction
  • Be the custodian of customer experience and lead brand loyalty.
  • Responding to customer complaints and comments promptly and accurately.
  • Scan and analyse customer environment, purchasing patterns and initiate activities that will influence customer behaviour including attracting new and retain existing customers.
  • Desired Experience & Qualification
  • Qualification:
  • Grade 12.
  • Diploma/Degree in Retail or Business or related qualification.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.

Demonstratable analytical skills.

  • Basic understanding of income statements, cash flows, stock management reporting, and all basic financial systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.
  • Exceptional customer service and people management skills.
  • Energetic and self-starter.
  • Interested?


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