FMCG, Retail, Wholesale Jobs In South Africa

FMCG, Retail, Wholesale Vacancies in South Africa

 Expiry Date 30 Jun 2022
 Posted on 24 Jun 2022

Tsebo Facilities Solution is looking for a Cashier / General Assistant.

Posted by: Tsebo Solutions Group

Location: Gauteng

 Expiry Date 30 Jun 2022
 Posted on 24 Jun 2022

BUCO is looking to employ a Cashier.

Posted by: BUCO

Location: Western Cape

 Expiry Date 28 Jun 2022
 Posted on 23 Jun 2022

We are currently looking for a Vending Jockey.

Posted by: Tsebo Solutions Group

Location: Gauteng

 Expiry Date 28 Jun 2022
 Posted on 23 Jun 2022

We are currently looking for a Cashier / Food Service Assistant.

Posted by: Tsebo Solutions Group

Location: Gauteng

 Expiry Date 30 Jun 2022
 Posted on 22 Jun 2022

The incumbent is co-responsible for budgeting, stock management, managing expenditure, adhering to legal requirements, controlling the sale of poisons, seed, ...

Posted by: NWK Limited

Location: North West

 Expiry Date 27 Jun 2022
 Posted on 22 Jun 2022

The incumbent is responsible for the ongoing management and administration of the shop.

Posted by: NWK Limited

Location: North West

 Expiry Date 27 Jun 2022
 Posted on 22 Jun 2022

Clicks is on the hunt for a Junior Demand Planner, to ensure effective demand and statistical forecasting for assigned categories ...

Posted by: Clicks Group Ltd

Location: Western Cape

 Expiry Date 28 Jun 2022
 Posted on 22 Jun 2022

Store Support Administrator will assist and support the Store Support: Strategy and Innovation team with the day-to-day administrative activities, by ...

Posted by: Clicks Group Ltd

Location: Western Cape

 Expiry Date 28 Jun 2022
 Posted on 22 Jun 2022

Are you passionate about retail and service excellence? Are you confident to drive sales and build customer loyalty in order ...

Posted by: Clicks Group Ltd

Location: Gauteng

 Expiry Date 29 Jun 2022
 Posted on 22 Jun 2022

We are looking to recruit a Junior Technologist to work within our Private Label Department. The role will be based ...

Posted by: Clicks Group Ltd

Location: Western Cape

The South African retail industry is one of Africa’s largest and successful markets. South Africa has a successful retail sector, which draws in the numbers and adds to the economy of the country. Even though the sector has drawn a few setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has continued to grow and show promise with a handful of new brands joining the industry. South Africa supplies most of southern Africa with supplies, from Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Mozambique, South Africa has the biggest market in retail. It is only right that the retail industry in South Africa employs the most people.

Generally, Retail is selling goods to people. It can be in a store, office, or even on the internet. There are plenty of employment opportunities in the retail sector, from the area manager, merchandiser, till operator/cashier, and display assistant. Find out what employment opportunities you prefer with our essential job descriptions.

Entry-level retail jobs
The entry-level occupation in retail is usually as cashiers and stockers. These jobs are not considered to be just entry-level., however, some people might work in these jobs a long time, getting more benefits as the experience and level of skill increases. Cashiers are skilled individuals in their own right it takes level-headedness and organizational skills to be a cashier. A cashier must be quick and trustworthy as they are the face of the company.

• Order Picker
• Product Demonstrator
• Retail Personal Banker
• Retail Security Officer
• Stock Clerk
• Cashier
• Customer Service Assistant
• Display Assistant
• Inventory Associate
• Inventory Taker
• Order Filler

Managerial roles
In retail, there are also managerial positions. It all depends on the type of retail it is. Large chains, often have different levels of management, in which they all play different roles. There could be a manager for merchandise, cashiers, or even stickers.

Other retail jobs
• Area Manager
• Assistant Merchandise Manager
• Assistant Store Manager
• Associate Product Manager
• Automotive Sales Manager
• Customer Service Manager
• District Sales Manager
• Divisional Manager
• General Manager
• Global Logistics Supervisor
• In-Store Assistant Branch Manager
• Manager of Retail Strategy Communications and Processes
• Meat Manager
• Regional Manager

Most common retail jobs explained
Cashier
Being a cashier might seem like it’s an easy job title, but the position can provide great value to your retail business. A cashier is the face of the company. They are responsible for the brand image of a company hence an important job. Slow and unskilled cashiers can lead to a business losing customers and ultimately profits. Cashiers are responsible for orchestrating the purchasing process, from welcoming customers, assisting them in making payment and overall promotion of products.

Skills needed:
• good customer service
• point-of-sale systems knowledge and cash handling
• Organizational skills
• Quick and time awareness
• Basic financial knowledge

Customer Service Representative
A customer service representative is responsible for ensuring a good customer experience for customers. A CSR is tasked with answering all customer inquiries. In most times, a CSR is responsible for damage control and ensuring a bad customer service results in a positive one
Skills needed:

• Excellent communication skills
• effective problem-solving skills
• Great energy and demeanour
• Organizational skills
• team player skills
• Basic computer skills

Buyer
A buyer is also known as a procurement officer is responsible for buying the merchandise needed in the shop. A buyer is responsible for doing the required research to determine exactly what products are needed in the shop, where to find the products, and to buy them at the cheapest price possible whilst not neglecting quality. A buyer is the one who communicates with suppliers and manufacturers and forges lasting relationships with them.

Skills needed:
• Negotiations skills
• Ability to effectively research, information on price and products
• Experience working with suppliers and vendors
• Organizational skills and attention to detail
• maintaining and following purchase orders and inventory levels

An inventory specialist is responsible for preventing loss, tracking and maintaining inventory, employing actions to control costs, controlling the flow of inventory, creating reports, assessing demand, and quantity, and ensuring received products are accurate and up to company quality standards.

Skills:
• experience in controlling inventory within a retail setting
• creating, analyzing, and maintaining reports
• creating and maintaining inventory procedures
• Experience in a management role
• Ability to think strategically and analytically
• Knowledge in how to work with an inventory control software

Why choose retail?
There are plenty of benefits gained from choosing a career in retail. Retail occupations provide a wide range of jobs that can be challenging work which can lead to overall job satisfaction. Retail offers benefits that other jobs do not have. In retail, you can choose the area that suits your interest and potential. Retail workers often receive staff discounts on products and you get to work in shifts which gives you time to do your other hobbies or other interests.