Jumbo has an exciting opportunity for a Store Manager in our Store in Cleary Park, Port Elizabeth. 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.
  • 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
  • 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


  • 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. The closing date for applications will be 20 January 2022.

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