Cape Town or Gauteng
Closing Date: 3 July 2015
The key result areas for this position involves: the planning of audits and conducting audits in stores; planning, supervising and participating in stock takes and providing stock loss results; and the evaluation of implementation of Company Policies and Procedures particularly with regard to cash management. The DAM is also responsible for assisting and training store personnel regarding policies and procedures, risk forecast and cash management.
• Matric or equivalent qualification.
• An Internal Auditing/ Business Management diploma or equivalent is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
► A minimum of three years’ experience as a successful* store manager *successful refers to your store achieving all its objectives; sales, stock loss, store profit, store analysis and audit results) with specific exposure to the full portfolio of store administration requirements and procedures.
► Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is essential.
► Previous experience and thorough understanding of all store administration, cash, control and stock take procedures.
► Strong numerical and time management skills.
► To be well organized and logical, and have a natural flair for administration.
► Effective communication skills in both English and a second official language appropriate to the region.
► An inherent requirement for this position is travel and therefore the successful candidate will need to manage their ongoing travel requirements throughout their division.
► To monitor the implementation and compliance of shrinkage management plans within stores.
► To monitor and evaluate the loss prevention programs implemented in the stores, with reference to improvements on staffing, scheduling, training, systems and processes.
► To plan, coordinate and execute audits to ensure compliance to the Company policies and procedures relating to admin and risk within all stores.
► To investigate ad hoc incidents and communication of the required action with the relevant stakeholders.
► To support and train store employees on policies and procedures relating to admin and risk.
► To identify any additional potential risk relating to Company assets and to communicate to relevant stakeholders.
► Effective management of key financial accounts and expenses.
► She/he will need to be able to work to deadlines, have high levels of drive and initiative, and have insight - to perceive patterns and detail below the surface.
► He/She will also need to have excellent communication skills, and to be able to convey knowledge and interact effectively with people at all levels.
► Valid driver’s license is essential.
► The successful candidate must hold a valid passport and must be able travel to Namibia and Botswana.
► Applicants will need to demonstrate their consistent record of determination and drive, their interpersonal and communication skills at all levels in the Company, and a value system that embraces the Shoe City values, vision, and strategy.
The successful candidate will report to the Operations Manager of Shoe City.
This position will be based in either Cape Town or Gauteng. Depending on the location of the successful candidate appointed to the position, re-location may be required.
Equity Statement In terms of the Ackermans policy for appointments and promotions, preference will be given to candidates who will enhance the diversity of the team and contribute to employment equity within the Company provided that the competencies and minimum requirements for the position have been met.