ADMIN CONTROLLER_WILLOWVALE

Jumbo the Clothing Co., has an exciting opportunity for an Admin Controller at our store in Willowvale (TSWI). We have one (1) vacancy to fill.

The Admin controller will be responsible to perform clerical information processing tasks and activities associated with the update and maintenance of Store Operations records and registers. The Admin controller will also need to attend to general office applications with respect to the provision of routine procedural information.

Key Accountabilities

Cash

  • Ensure that the banking is dealt with on a daily basis in conjunction with the Store Manager.
  • Banking must be done first thing in the morning.  It must balance.  All the cash ups to balance with the banking.
  • When the guards call to pick up the money, it must all be ready and make sure the Admin Controller, Manager and Guard sign for it.
  • The drop safe must be locked at all times and the key must be kept by the Admin Controller.  Cash float must be checked and all spare keys for the floats must be kept at a safe place sealed in packets in the safe.  Cash floats must balance at all times and the Admin Controller must take full responsibility for the safe.
  • When cash ups are done, the Admin Controller must make sure that the cashiers balance.  If a cashier does not balance, the Admin Controller must sort out the problem and ask for assistance if necessary.

Administration

  • Control the standard of Administration and Procedures in the Store and enforce the relevant disciplines to maintain these standards.
  • File the filing in the morning and make sure that all the filing procedures are done. All filing duties are:-Cash Control File, Petty Cash File, Stock Control File 1, Stock Control File 2, Personnel File & Internal Request file. Make sure all slips are signed with the necessary signature/s including over-rides, voids, and refunds, till open and so on.
  • Ensure that reports are up to date.  To be addressed on a daily basis.  Start of Day Reports.
  • Authorizing all transactions – 5A level.
  • Lay-byes are the responsibility of the Admin Controller and the Cashiers.  These must be checked and spot checks must be done.
  • Admin Controller to make sure all RTS is done on a regular basis.
  • Spot checks on Cashiers to be conducted.
  • Controlling of the change on a daily basis.
  • General filing of memo’s and correspondence.
  • Data capturing of stock received and sent from branch.

Staff Management

  • Managing the Cash Desk area.

Housekeeping

  • Maintain cleanliness in office.
  • Maintain cleanliness at the Cash Desk area.

Shop Floor Function

  • Customer Service

General

  • In the absence of the Assistant Manager, to fill the role.
  • Performing any reasonable duties delegated by Management

Merchandising

  • Ensuring high housekeeping standards

Minimum requirements for the job:

(You must be able to answer “YES” to all requirements listed below)

  •  Matric Certificate.
  • NQF 5 Certificate in Retail/Business Administration.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence – Code 8 unendorsed
  • Computer Literate: Word and Excel.
  • 2 – 5 years in relevant sales / cashier environment.

Undertakings:

  • Criminal / Credit Check
  • Qualification verification
  • Computer and Psychometric assessments
  • First Aider Training

If you believe that you qualify and are looking for a challenging career requiring unquestionable commitment and passion, and wish to apply, kindly email your application together with your motivational letter in support of your application to taniellehein@jumboclothing.co.za   .The closing date for applications will be 11 May 2021.

It should be remembered that any placement made, will be at Management’s discretion.  If you have not been contacted one (1) week after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.  ONLY SUITABILY QUALIFIED PERSONS NEED TO APPLY.

NATIONAL VISUAL MERCHANDISER_EAST LONDON

Jumbo the Clothing Co., has an exciting opportunity for a National Visual Merchandiser who will be based in East London. The National Visual Merchandiser will manage JUMBO stores nationally. Jumbo currently has 85 stores in total. We have one (1) vacancy to fill.

The purpose of this position is for National Visual Merchandising to establish Jumbo as a brand in line with set standards.  To contribute creative thought to promote product, conceptualizing and implementing focal statements. Implement displays that show a flare for fashion and garment co-ordination, in line with category sales contributors and seasonal trends, interpreted to the Jumbo customer profile. Working as part of a team and groom staff, ensuring that a high level of attention to detail is applied in stores and those deadlines are met in accordance with directives from Head Office.

Key Accountabilities

FIXTURES | LAYOUTS | FLOWS

  • Design floor plans that encourage easy flow of foot traffic, allowing customers to view maximum product variety whilst ensuring key lifestyles are easy to locate.
  • Ensure shrinkage is minimised through strategically placed fixtures.
  • Fixtures/rails must be aligned to floor plan, lined up with precision and allow adequate spacing for ease of the shopping customer.
  • Monitor adequate lighting to promote product and emphasize select product, using space and lighting creatively.
  • Identify primary/ secondary/ tertiary locations within the store and department areas and implement product flow principles to ensure that the store displays look new and fresh.
  • Maintain merchandise fixture inventory, monitoring functionality and report on store needs, sourcing materials where necessary e.g. models, props, equipment, signage, accessories, steam irons.

HOUSEKEEPING

  • Merchandising fixtures, rails and shelving are in good repair and clean.
  • Floors, walls, windows, mirrors are in good repair and clean.
  • Correct hangers are in use, in good repair and clean.
  • The floor is clear, except for appropriately merchandised product
  • Pelmets are tidy and/or appropriately merchandised.

PRODUCT MERCHANDISING

  • Have a general understanding of the role, function and processes of the Buying Department and how this impacts at store level.
  • Keep the Merchandising Manual updated, amending it where necessary to include the best principles devised.
  • Ensure that stores have a copy of Merchandising Manual and all staff are familiar and understand its contents.
  • Ensure merchandising principles are implemented and maintained.
  • Ensure all store management is taken through merchandising principles and sign a copy as confirmation thereof.
  • Ensure the correct utilization of space in line with key indicators such as stock holding and turnover per m2 comparisons, as well as peak and low season periods.
  • Regularly change window displays and implement display directives from Head Office.
  • With knowledge of current and future trends and activities in fashion, design and culture, create eye-catching focal displays that enhance product appeal and turnover, assisting in the installing and dismantling of displays.
  • Implement promotional product displays, informing stores in advance of merchandising plans and preparation.
  • Move stock through the ABC locations of importance and re-coordinate to create freshness and new appeal.
  • Understand the Quality Assurance touch points, address product quality issues, as well as soiled or damaged stock.
  • Oversee the housing of stock in stock rooms, ensuring that standards and principles are being maintained, and that the floor is sufficiently replenished.
  • Oversee that lay-byes, hangers and unused fixtures are correctly stored and addressed.
  • Report and address stock found in unauthorised locations e.g. office, kitchen, behind cash desk, including hidden/saved/put aside stock.
  • Ensure that all stock displayed on the floor is presentable, steam ironed, trims on garments are dressed correctly and that dump dins are tidy.
  • Inventory management – in the course of completing visual merchandising tasks assist with general store stock activities including IBTin, IBTout, inventory checks, ticket markdowns etc.

MARKETING MATERIAL | STORE SIGNAGE

  • Have a general understanding of the role, function and processes of the Marketing Department and how this impacts at store level.
  • Keep abreast of the Marketing calendar including rollout requirements, implementation of marketing elements and promotional launch dates – ensure implementation of directives.
  • Ensure that the Marketing Guideline document with regards to application of marketing material is updated, understood by store staff and implemented.
  • Report on condition and relevance if external, window and internal signage/marketing material (including directive signage and cash desk presentation).
  • Contribute creative ideas and promotional strategies that could enhance turnover.
  • Ensure implementation of Marketing directives in stores.
  • Create promotional awareness and excitement amongst staff in store.
  • Maintain standards for housing and address marketing material and signage that is not in use.

COMMUNICATION | REPORTING |TRAINING

BUYING AND MARKETING COMMUNICATION

  • Meet with the Marketing and Buying Teams weekly for updates on upcoming actions needing to be executed in store and ensuring that all points are communicated and understood.

OPERATIONS COMMUNICATION AND REPORTING

  • When entering a store, report to the Store Manager to discuss the purpose for the visit and to understand the needs, concerns and ideas of the Store Manager with regards to Merchandising. Review with staff communication from Head Office to stores with regards to merchandising.
  • Discuss the staff who you intend to work with during the visit and adapt according to the day’s tasks with regards to general store operations.
  • Complete a written report on each store visit, to be discussed with and understood by the Store Manager.
  • Provide Area Managers and Operations Manager with weekly and monthly updates / reports. Give further direction to stores by sending out visual merchandising packs/memorandums.

STAFF TRAINING

  • Train store staff in developing merchandising skills and ensure adherence to merchandising principles and marketing guidelines.
  • Identify and groom individuals to take on the further responsibility of managing the merchandising for a group of stores.
  • Oversee and take responsibility for the staff appointed.
  • Display confidence in product knowledge e.g. trends, fabrics, designed silhouettes etc.
  • Educate staff and enhance their product knowledge highlighting desirable qualities of garments, inspiring them to discuss product in an appealing way with customer that will encourage sales.

CUSTOMER FEEDBACK AND REPORTING

  • Develop ways to attain customer feedback (e.g. questionnaires) and report findings to Head Office.
  • Monitor customer habits and reactions to product, in particular during marketing campaigns and report findings to Head Office.

LOGISTICS COMMUNICATION

  • Understand the function and processes of Warehouse & Logistics with regards to the store delivery days and following up on the dispatching of promotional materials.
Minimum requirements for the job:

(You must be able to answer “YES” to all requirements listed below)

  •  Matric Certificate.
  • Certificate or Diploma in Retail/Business Management preferable.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence – Code 8 unendorsed
  • 5-8 years experience in a similar capacity as an operations manager (clothing retail experience is preferred)

 Undertakings:

  • MIE Criminal, Fraud, Qualification Verification & Combined Credit Checks
  • Computer and Psychometric assessments
  • Reference checks

If you believe that you qualify and are looking for a challenging career requiring unquestionable commitment and passion, and wish to apply, kindly telefax your CV together with your motivational letter in support of your application to 086 604 4702. Closing date for applications will be 23 April 2021.

It should be remembered that any placement made, will be at Managements discretion. If you have not been contacted one (1) week after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Only suitably qualified persons need apply.

 

AREA MANAGER_MTHATHA

Jumbo the Clothing Co., has an exciting opportunity for an Area Manager who will be based in Mthatha. The Area Manager will manage JUMBO stores in Mthatha and surrounding areas (11 stores), Jumbo currently has 85 stores in total. We have one (1) vacancy to fill.

The purpose of this position is for the Area Manager to be responsible for all operations in his/her business unit. The Area Manager will assist the Operations Manager to make careful considerations of all aspects in the business unit before making a business decision. The Area Manager is responsible for ensuring the business goals, decisions and plans are effectively executed and implemented within his/her specific business unit. The Area Manager will need to continuously evaluate and improve on the performance of his / her business unit.

Key Accountabilities

Sales & Marketing

  • Manage the implementation of all marketing promotions to ensure maximum sales opportunities are exploited
  • Make certain that business direction and strategies are followed
  • Achieve and exceed store sales targets
  • Monitor and evaluate the daily sales targets of each store in your business unit.
  • Drive sales in your area thorough active participation in promotions and providing sales and leadership to staff
  • Provide regular feedback on products, marketing and pricing of retailers with similar products / promotions and opportunities to the JUMBO Buying & Marketing team.

Management of staff

  • Manage the performance and development of staff in your business unit to become a motivated sales force.
  • Effectively manage the salaries and wages budget of each store in your business unit and ensure that salaries and wages expenditure is in line with the required sales ratio %
  • Manage and involve HR in all IR related matters within your business-related matters within your business unit (initiate disciplinary hearings and from time to time represent the company at the CCMA)
  • Determine staffing needs, recruit, interview and place employees in line with the company recruitment policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that the responsible persons in stores adhere to the standard operating procedures (check and verify necessary documents when doing store visits)

Risk, Shrinkage & Security

  • Manage the security in all aspects within your respective business unit and ensure that security procedures are strictly adhered to
  • Monitor and provide regular feedback to the risk team on the performance of security staff in your respective stores (make sure that they are alert and performing their duties as expected)
  • Identify and report potential risk areas within your business unit involve he risk department where necessary
  • Continuously monitor shrinkage and ensure that all stores implement preventative measure in place to minimize stock losses in your business unit
  • Should there be high shrinkage in one of the stores, you will be required to investigate the reasons thereof and act on the stock losses in accordance with the shrinkage policy.
  • Ensure that the stores are prepped for stock takes to reduce down time in stores as a result of stock takes.

Stock & Asset Management

  • Responsible for each store as a whole, ensure that the outside of the stores is kept neat and tidy and that inside fixtures and fittings are accounted for and maintained throughout your entire business unit
  • Manage controllable expenses as this directly affects the profitability of your business unit,
  • Ensure that stores control their inventory and that the process of receiving and capturing of stock at store level
  • Investigate and take active measures to prevent negative stock on hand (NSOH)
  • Stock management (IBTs) – movement of stock between stores to maximize sale opportunities
  • Ensure that there is an equal standard throughout the stores in terms of merchandising and housekeeping standards.

Customer Service

  • Must possess strong customer service and communication skills and the ability to apply a friendly and enthusiastic manner on a daily basis
  • Train staff in customer service
  • Assist customers with enquiries and complaints
  • Continually satisfy customer needs and attract clientele.

Minimum requirements for the job:

(You must be able to answer “YES” to all requirements listed below)

  • Matric Certificate.
  • Bcom Degree (preferable)
  • Certificate or Diploma in Retail/Business Management preferable.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence – Code 8 unendorsed
  • 5-8 years experience in a similar capacity as an operations manager (clothing retail experience is preferred)

 Undertakings:

  • MIE Criminal, Fraud, Qualification Verification & Combined Credit Checks
  • Computer and Psychometric assessments
  • Reference checks

If you believe that you qualify and are looking for a challenging career requiring unquestionable commitment and passion, and wish to apply, kindly telefax your CV together with your motivational letter in support of your application to 0866044702.

It should be remembered that any placement made, will be at Management’s discretion.  If you have not been contacted one (1) week after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.  ONLY SUITABILY QUALIFIED PERSONS NEED TO APPLY.

 It is important to note that should the relevant motivational letter and indication in respect of the position being applied for is not clear, the applicant’s C.V. will not be accepted.  Instructions have been clear in terms of requirements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

STORE MANAGER_KOKSTAD

Jumbo the Clothing Co., has an exciting opportunity for a Store Manager in our store in Kokstad (TNKS). We have one (1) vacancy to fill.

The purpose of this position is to have a successful individual that will be responsible for managing an individual store through execution of the marketing and operations plans. Who will co-ordinate specific marketing, administrative, logistics, HR, sales and operations sequences and attends to the general applications and interventions associated with the functionality within the store.

Key Accountabilities

Asset Management
  • Responsible for the branch as a whole, ensuring that the outside of the store is kept neat and tidy and that inside fixtures and fittings are accounted for and maintained.
  • Co-ordination of janitorial and repair services.
Stock Control
  • Is responsible for all stock and will be held accountable for all overages and shortages.
  • Prepare requisitions to replenish stock.
  • Identify and report on slow selling items
  • Conduct a stock take.
Merchandising
  • Co-ordinate the layout of shelves and merchandise of seasonal and sale displays.
  • Identify new ways of promoting merchandise.
  • Ensure required housekeeping standards at all times.
  • Manage the quality and quantity aspects of the merchandise assortments.
Marketing and Sales
  • Manage the implementation of all marketing promotions to ensure maximum sales opportunities are exploited.
  • Prepare and direct staff who are preparing merchandise displays
  • Actively participate in promotions
  • Stay up to date with current advertising trends
  • Provide leadership to staff.
  • Stay current with products, marketing and pricing of area retailers with similar products.
  • Achieve and exceed store sales targets.
  • Organizing special promotions sales & events
  • Initiating changes/improvement suggestions.
Admin and Cash
  • Ensure that the standard of administration and procedures in store are met.
  • Ensure that the responsible persons are following proper procedures when handling all store cash. Check and verify these documents daily.
  • Manage controllable expenses as this directly affects the profitability of the branch.
  • Reporting to Area Manager
 Management of Staff
  • Assign employees to specific duties, by way of their JD, To Do Lists, Plans and Goals.
  • Encourage, assist and train employees to become a motivated sales force
  • Manage performance and development of staff.
  • Ensure that all procedures and policies are being followed and enforce disciplinary action when necessary.
  • Determine when extra temporary staff is needed and recruit same.
  • Dealing with recruitment staff
  • Attending and facilitating staff meetings.
  • Encourage, assist and train employees to become a motivated sales force.
Security / Risk 
  • Manage the security in all aspects of the business and ensure that security procedures are strictly adhered to.
  • Monitor security staff and make sure that they are alert and performing their duties to the maximum.
  • Ensuring that Health and Safety standards are met.
Customer Service
  • Apply Customer Service principles in a friendly and enthusiastic manner on a daily basis.
  • Train staff in customer service
  • Assist customers with enquires and complaints
  • Continuously satisfy customer needs and attract clientele.

Minimum requirements for the job:

(You must be able to answer “YES” to all requirements listed below)

  • Matric Certificate.
  • NQF 5/6 Certificate or Diploma in Retail/Business Management preferable.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence – Code 8 unendorsed
  • 2-5 years in relevant Sales/retail/operations environment as an Assistant Manager/ Manager

 Undertakings:

  • Criminal / Credit Check
  • Qualification verification
  • Computer and Psychometric assessments
  • First Aider Training

If you believe that you qualify and are looking for a challenging career requiring unquestionable commitment and passion, and wish to apply, kindly email your CV together with your motivational letter in support of your application to taniellehein@jumboclothing.co.za . The closing date for applications will be 16 April 2021.

It should be remembered that any placement made, will be at Management’s discretion.  If you have not been contacted one (1) week after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.  ONLY SUITABILY QUALIFIED PERSONS NEED TO APPLY.

 It is important to note that should the relevant motivational letter and indication in respect of the position being applied for is not clear, the applicant’s C.V. will not be accepted.  Instructions have been clear in terms of requirements.

ADMIN CONTROLLER_COFIMVABA

Jumbo has an exciting opportunity for an Admin Controller at our store in Cofimvaba. We have one (1) vacancy to fill.

The Admin controller will be responsible to perform clerical information processing tasks and activities associated with the update and maintenance of Store Operations records and registers. The Admin controller will also need to attend to general office applications with respect to the provision of routine procedural information.

Key Accountabilities

Cash

  • Ensure that the banking is dealt with on a daily basis in conjunction with the Store Manager.
  • Banking must be done first thing in the morning. It must balance.  All the cash ups to balance with the banking.
  • When the guards call to pick up the money, it must all be ready and make sure the Admin Controller, Manager and Guard sign for it.
  • The drop safe must be locked at all times and the key must be kept by the Admin Controller. Cash float must be checked and all spare keys for the floats must be kept at a safe place sealed in packets in the safe.  Cash floats must balance at all times and the Admin Controller must take full responsibility for the safe.
  • When cash ups are done, the Admin Controller must make sure that the cashiers balance. If a cashier does not balance, the Admin Controller must sort out the problem and ask for assistance if necessary.

Administration

  • Control the standard of Administration and Procedures in the Store and enforce the relevant disciplines to maintain these standards.
  • File the filing in the morning and make sure that all the filing procedures are done. All filing duties are:-Cash Control File, Petty Cash File, Stock Control File 1, Stock Control File 2, Personnel File & Internal Request file. Make sure all slips are signed with the necessary signature/s including over-rides, voids, and refunds, till open and so on.
  • Ensure that reports are up to date. To be addressed on a daily basis.  Start of Day Reports.
  • Authorizing all transactions – 5A level.
  • Lay-byes are the responsibility of the Admin Controller and the Cashiers.   These must be checked and spot checks must be done.
  • Admin Controller to make sure all RTS is done on a regular basis.
  • Spot checks on Cashiers to be conducted.
  • Controlling of the change on a daily basis.
  • General filing of memo’s and correspondence.
  • Data capturing of stock received and sent from branch.

Staff Management

  • Managing the Cash Desk area.

Housekeeping

  • Maintain cleanliness in office.
  • Maintain cleanliness at the Cash Desk area.

Shop Floor Function

  • Customer Service

General

  • In the absence of the Assistant Manager, to fill the role.
  • Performing any reasonable duties delegated by Management

Merchandising

  • Ensuring high housekeeping standards

Minimum requirements for the job:

(You must be able to answer “YES” to all requirements listed below)

  • Matric Certificate.
  • NQF 5 Certificate in Retail/Business Administration.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence –Code 8 unendorsed
  • Computer Literate: Word and Excel.
  • 2 – 5 years in relevant sales / cashier environment.

Undertakings:

  • Criminal / Credit Check
  • Qualification verification
  • Computer and Psychometric assessments
  • First Aider Training

If you believe that you qualify and are looking for a challenging career requiring unquestionable commitment and passion, and wish to apply, kindly email your application together with your motivational letter in support of your application to taniellehein@jumboclothing.co.za  .The closing date for applications will be 18 MARCH 2021.

It should be remembered that any placement made, will be at Management’s discretion. If you have not been contacted one (1) week after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. ONLY SUITABILY QUALIFIED PERSONS NEED TO APPLY