FASHION AND APPAREL BUYER_EAST LONDON

Jumbo the Clothing Co., has an exciting opportunity for a Fashion and Apparel Buyer at our Support Centre in East London. We have one (1) vacancy to fill.

The purpose of this position is to assist the Head of the Buying Department to procure products within specified parameters and budgets across lifestyle. To manage product processes from conception to delivery of order. To ensure turnover and clearance of product meets company targets.

Key Performance Areas for a Buyer:

Product Analysis

  • Present product review and analysis of previous seasons.
  • Report on supplier SWOT.
  • Analyse competitor product and pricing.
  • Interpret global trends in context of the company’s target market.
  • Collate product feedback by maintaining close communication with stores and customers.

Assortment Planning and Product Procurement

  • Based on the above analysis conceptualise and present seasonal ranges.
  • Place orders to released OTB within agreed criteria/targets and policy.
  • Monitor the data integrity of orders captured.
  • Ensure relevant product for promotional activities and window displays.
  • Management of supply chain from placement of order to delivery including quality approval

Current Trade

  • Weekly analysis of trade against sales plan and adjust forward orders accordingly.
  • Review of best and worst sellers by category and adjust forward orders accordingly.
  • Determine promotional and markdown pricing.
  • Manage outstanding orders and order amendments.
  • Manage adherence to procurement policy and approve penalty charges.
  • Review product for promotional activities and window displays.
  • Advise on best merchandising practise to maximize turnover.

Minimum requirements for the job:

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

  • Excellent administrative skills.
  • Relevant degree / diploma (fashion/textile/production/procurement)
  • Expertise in data capture.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to adapt quickly to changes in a demanding environment
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Matric with 5+ years’ experience in a similar role.
  • A valid code 8 driver’s license

Undertakings:

  • Criminal / Credit Check
  • Qualification verification
  • Computer and Psychometric assessments

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 to taniellehein@jumboclothing.co.za

ADMIN CONTROLLER_UITENHAGE

Jumbo the Clothing Co., has an exciting opportunity for an Admin Controller at our store in Uitenhage (BPUI). 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 a 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 30 September 2020.

ADMIN CONTROLLER_RING ROAD

Jumbo the Clothing Co., has an exciting opportunity for an Admin Controller at our store in Ring Road, Port Elizabeth (BPRC). 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 a relevant sales / cashier environment

Undertakings:

  • Qualification verification
  • Computer and Psychometric assessments
  • First Aider Training
  • Criminal / credit check

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 30 September 2020.

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.

 

STORE MANAGER_NEWCASTLE

Jumbo has an exciting Opportunity for a Store Manager in our store in Newcastle. 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
  • Manage the quality and quantity aspects of the merchandise assortments.
  • 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.
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 sales 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 & facilitating staff meetings
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 & 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 enquiries 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 25 September 2020.

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.