Job Expired

Retail Assistant Manager – Retail Food Store (Potchefstroom) needed at ESKORT

Job title : Retail Assistant Manager – Retail Food Store (Potchefstroom)

Job Location : North West, Potchefstroom

Deadline : May 23, 2024

Quick Recommended Links


  • Grade 12 (Non-Negotiable)
  • Diploma/Degree in Retail or Business or related qualification will be advantageous


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a retail environment, ideally in a supervisory or leadership level.


  • Prior knowledge and experience in management of; Inventory/stock, buying, staff, products merchandising, costs and profitability of the store.
  • Knowledge of stock management systems like ERP, Meat matrix, e.t.c
  • Knowledge and understanding of FMCG environment and related legislation
  • Management of perishable products with short shelf life especially in meat industry
  • Basic Understanding of retail consumer behaviour and purchasing trends
  • Basic Understading of the retail and meat market


  • 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.

Key Performance Areas 

1. 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

2. 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.

3. Employee Management

  • Employee Recruitment
  • Onboarding and Induction of new employees
  • Training and Development
  • Employee Relations (Discipline in the workplace)
  • Performance Management
  • Employee Wellness
  • Employee Motivation

4. Store Organisation

  • Display of prodcuts 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

5. Cash Management

  • Manage and assist with daily cash ups
  • Minimise cash losses
  • Manage picking up and dropping off of cash in the store
  • Manage cash on ATM
  • Manage safety of cash movement within the store
  • Manage and keep the safe secure and locked at all times

6. 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

7. System Administration

  • Manage staff clockings via ERS
  • Maintan and understand the system Meat Matrix
  • Manage and maintain CCTV cameras
  • Ensure availability of physical security guards in store
  • Manage the alarm system internally

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and Qualified candidates should Click here to Apply Now

  • This job has expired!