Job Title

Assistant Manager designate

South Africa, Limpopo
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Area: South Africa, Limpopo
Sector: Retail Trade
Posted: 7 June 2024

Job Details

Purpose of the Job:

To be trained to effectively manage a retail store by ensuring that operational, administrative and managerial duties are met with the Checkers brand image in mind. Furthermore, manage stock and staff effectively, ensure that security measures are according to standards and maximise the profitability of the store.


Job Objectives

To learn how to be a team leader.

To learn how to motivate a team.

To learn how to supervise customer service standards.

To learn how to supervise housekeeping and hygiene.

To learn how to implement loss control measures.

To learn how to supervise sales performance.

To learn how to access important information in the branch.

To learn how to supervise stock counts.

To learn how to accommodate the audience and context needs.

To learn how to communicate verbally to clients in a friendly manner.

To learn how to write texts for a range of communicative reasons.

To learn how to interpret and use information from texts.

To learn how to supervise POS operations.

To learn how to supervise promotional activities.

To learn how to describe and apply the management function.

To learn how to recruit and select candidates.




Grade 12 – Essential



Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a managerial position

Knowledge and experience in the management of inventory, buying, staff, merchandising and costs and profitability of a business.

Understanding of the FMCG environment and related legislation will be advantageous.



Knowledge and Skills

Management of perishable products

Understanding of the retail consumer behaviour and buying trends

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Exceptional customer service and people management skills

Understanding of business reporting

Knowledge of computer systems


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.