Ackermans Shop Assistant Vacancies (Festive Season Contracts) | Apply with Grade 12. Ackermans is seeking qualified candidates to apply for Shop Assistant positions for festive season contracts.
The application deadline is 27 October 2023. These roles will be located in various areas across South Africa.
Shop Assistants are responsible for delivering exceptional customer shopping experiences through tasks such as stock replenishment, merchandising, housekeeping, and efficient transaction processing at the checkout.
Ackermans is a well-established South African chain of clothing retail stores, with a history dating back to 1916.
The company operates over 700 stores in Southern Africa, including locations in Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho, eSwatini, and Zambia. Ackermans is headquartered in Kuilsrivier near Cape Town and is recognized for its high customer satisfaction levels, ranking as the second-best clothing store in the South African Consumer Satisfaction Index in 2015.
- Exceptional Customer Service: Provide excellent customer service to create a great shopping experience for customers. Assist shoppers in finding the products they are looking for and address customer queries or complaints.
- Cashier Duties: Perform cashier tasks, including processing cash and card payments, Lay Bys, customer refunds, and reporting discrepancies to the supervisor. Ensure proper till balancing.
- Merchandising: Maintain correct pricing and product display, ensuring product availability on the sales floor. Keep up-to-date with promotions and maintain housekeeping standards.
- Risk Management: Tag products in line with company policy, participate in stock takes, and be vigilant for shoplifters and fraudulent activities, reporting any suspicious behavior to management.
- Ackermans Values: Consistently adhere to Ackermans values, policies, and procedures in all aspects of your work.
- Grade 12 or equivalent
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
Knowledge and Skills:
- Excellent customer service skills
- Strong communication skills, fluency in English (knowledge of other languages is beneficial)
- Tenacious and high energy levels
- Motivated and target-driven
- Previous retail experience is advantageous
How to Apply
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Job Titles and Locations
In line with the company’s policy for appointments and promotions, preference will be given to candidates who enhance team diversity and contribute to employment equity within the company, provided they meet the competencies and minimum requirements for the position.