Assistant Frontshop Manager - Lydenburg, South Africa - Shoprite Group

Shoprite Group
Shoprite Group
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Lydenburg, South Africa

1 month ago

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Description
Closing Date
2024/01/2- Reference Number

SHO

  • Job Title
Assistant Frontshop Manager

  • Job Type
Permanent

  • Location
  • Country
South Africa

  • Location
  • Province
Mpumalanga

  • Location
  • Town or City
Lydenburg

  • Purpose of the Job


Medirite Plus Lydenburg is looking for a dedicated Assistant Frontshop Manager to join our dedicated team and support in managing our store operations.

Duties will include to maximize sustainable branch sales by:

  • Managing, supporting, and monitoring the effective sales of all unscheduled product lines including specialized health and beauty ranges (Skincare, Cosmetics, Vitamins, Personal Care), and managing the stock room.
  • Minimizing shrinkage and wastage.
  • Maintain replenishment process throughout the day to ensure excellent onshelf availability for customers.
  • Maintain standards of shop floor presentation and onshelf pricing.
  • Executing all pricing and product promotions.
  • Meeting and exceeding customer expectations.
  • Meeting monthly targets (sales/profit).
  • People Management.

Our Group and all its operating companies are committed to creating, embracing, and preserving a diverse workplace that values the unique talents, perspectives, backgrounds, and abilities that enrich our organisation. A place where everyone matters and feels included.

  • Job Advert Details
  • Job Category
Retail

  • Job Objectives

1. Sales maximization

  • Consistently maximize branch gross profit through effective management of key gross profit drivers.
  • Maintain stock holding days and stock ordering within required parameters.
  • Maintain 100% consistency and adherence to stock price changes.
  • Take corrective action to address substandard sales staff performance.

2. Minimization of wastage and in-store markdown (accountable losses) and shrinkage (unaccountable losses)

  • Identify all wastage as per the weekly wastage report and implement corrective steps to minimize wastage.
  • Ensure appropriate measures are implemented to minimize shrinkage for all known high shrinkage items and other items identified as per stock take counting reports.

3. Branch sales reporting

  • Provide timely and accurate reporting to the Regional Retail Manager.
  • Identify improvement opportunities and possible challenges, making recommendations for corrective action to proactively address these.

4. Effective merchandising and stock availability assurance

  • Ensure that the branch is merchandised according to company layouts and standards.
  • Promotional displays are erected and placed as per buyers', suppliers and company requirements.
  • In consultation with the Regional Manager, proactively plan, monitor, and maintain consistent stock range availability and movement according to demand and make alternative arrangements for stock shortages, e.g. interbranch transfers (IBTs).

5. Meeting customer expectations

  • Maximize customer loyalty by creating a consumerfriendly environment through effective people and process utilization.

6. People Management

  • Lead, motivate, coach, and enable direct reports to meet profitability and customer service standards.
  • Train and develop direct reports according to the core competencies of their roles and ensure coordination of training and the delivery thereof is done in a professional manner.
  • Correctly manage and respond to all disciplinary issues and grievances, when required, in a timely manner.

7. Housekeeping, health and safety, and compliance assurance

  • Comply with hygiene and housekeeping standards at all times.
  • Consistently adhere to audit and required legislative standards and statutory requirements.
  • Qualifications

Essential

  • Grade 12 qualification
  • Experience

Essential

  • At least two (2) years of retail sales management or supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sound numeracy and retail sales skills.
  • Bilingual, preferably fluent in Afrikaans and English.
  • Competent in supervising others and leading others, as well as in administrative tasks.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Knowledgeable in payment procedures (e.g. cash, cheque, bank card, credit cards, coupons, vouchers).
  • Knowledge of supply chain and merchandising standards and principles.
  • Knowledgeable of regulatory requirements of various Money Market Transactions.
  • Sound knowledge of safety regulations and hygiene standards.
  • Branchspecific retail systems (e.g. ShopPos; OBS).
  • Handling of payments (processes and procedures).
Duties will include to maximize sustainable branch sales by:

  • Managing, supporting, and monitoring the effective sales of all unscheduled product lines including specialized health and beauty ranges (Skincare, Cosmetics, Vitamins, Personal Care), and managing the stock room.
  • Minimizing shrinkage and wastage.
  • Maintain replenishment process throughout the day to ensure excellent onshelf availability for customers.
  • Maintain standards of shop floor pre

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