Assistant Store Manager

Reference FCAS-0001
Region GP
City Johannesburg North (Randburg, Midrand)
Contract Permanent
Hours Full time
Category FMCG, Retail & Wholesale
Salary Market Related
Apply By 2020-04-12
Job Posted Date 2020-03-12


A well-known international sport retail brand that have increased their footprint in SA are seeking to employ a vibrant, energetic and enthusiastic individual to join their fast paced environment. The responsibility of the Assistant Manager is to provide support to the Store Manager in maximizing sales whilst minimising shrinkage and expenses and also include managing the team to ensure that they perform at their best and meet set KPI's.


Duties (will include but not limited to):   


  • Set & communicate daily sales targets to everyone on the team including casuals
  • Focus the team on delivering excellent customer service
  • Grow customer data base and communicate offers regularly
  • Build a team environment through daily team meetings and providing regular feedback
  • Lead and motivate the store team to maximize sales and provide exceptional customer service
  • Manage the appraisal process for all team members
  • Manage the induction process
  • Complete rosters and adhere to the staffing template
  • Minimize and control staff costs and store controllable expenses (e.g. discounts given, petty cash, stationery, phone, cleaning etc.) through proactive and effective management.
  • Complete weekly time sheets, allocate tasks to rostered staff & coordinate lunch breaks
  • Complete OTB process weekly and order the relevant product to optimise stock levels
  • Maintain inventory at target levels for all categories & price points every week
  • Minimise shrinkage & maintain accurate stock records in the POS system
  • Complete quarterly stock counts
  • Run daily inventory reports
  • Oversee the administrative processes at store level and ensure compliance with all policies and standards
  • Ensure visual merchandising of the stock and windows\
  • Open and close the store
  • Reconcile cash to end of day tender report and prepare banking
  • Prepare month end reports



  • Outgoing determined self-starter
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve sales budgets
  • Proven people management and leadership shills
  • Excels at coaching, driving and developing a team
  • Extensive stock management experience
  • Proven merchandising skills
  • Excellent attention to detail


Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • Minimum 2 years retail experience within a management/supervisory role
  • Able to work retail hours and have reliable transport

How to Apply

Please forward your CV to Should you not be contacted within two weeks, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.