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ACKERMANS STORES: Trainees - Store Managers

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JOB TITLE: Trainees / Store Managers

Department: Operations - Stores
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To Position: Manager
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Positions Available: 1
Location / Town / City: JHB East Rand Area (Germiston, Springs, Boksburg, Nigel, Heidelburg)
Location Province: Gauteng
Location Country: South Africa

Job Purpose:

The primary focus of the Store Manager position would be to maintain top standards in all areas of responsibility:- customer service, the achievement of sales targets and quality standards on the sales floor, shrinkage and cost control, day-to-day store administration, stock image, visual merchandising, the pro-active management, people management, motivation and training and development of your team members.


Matric or equivalent
Further qualifications related to retail / business will be an advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

  • Be energetic and a self starter
  • 3 years retail experience which includes at least one year in a management position
  • Outstanding merchandise management, stock and cost control skills
  • A focus on customer service
  • The capacity to maintain high store standards 
  • A Proven ability to influence and lead a team
  • You will have a keen development orientation in that you will be inspired to develop yourself and fellow team members
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (written and verbal) and competence in a second official language would be a definite advantage 
  • Matric or equivalent
  • Further qualifications related to retail / business will be an advantage.

Key Responsibilities: 

Optimize the sales of the store through the effective implementation of business processes.

  • Generate and exceed sales budget and growth.
  • Optimize profit through the effective management of costs. (To manage cost within budget)
  • Ensure professional HR practices in staffing and talent processes.
  • Effective stock management in your store.
  • Exceed customer expectations.
  • Ensure subordinate effectiveness through effective leadership and clear communication and 
  • management of job performance.
  • Adhere to Company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure a climate of productivity and positive morale by living the Company values.
  • Manage your store according to the business plan to ensure optimal brand and store image representation.

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