Store Manager (Fresh Produce / Retail)

  • Kontak Recruitment
  • Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • May 16, 2018
Permanent Retail

Job Description

Store Manager (Fresh Produce/Retail)

Dunkeld, Johannesburg

R20 000 – R25 000 per month


Company Background:

Leading distributor and supply partner to food service and retail industries.

Suppliers of large variety of frozen/chilled product, grocery products.

Products include: fresh and frozen fish, shell fish, calamari, tinned and preserved, poultry and meat. Cocktail, bakery and desserts, dairy and cheese, potatoes and veg and packaging.


Seeking a Store Manager who can demonstrate ability to handle aspects of retail operational and merchandising management tasks from delivery of stock to store to final sale of product to customer



Grade 12/equivalent

Good command of English

Computer literate

At least 5 years’ experience within a fresh product and retail environment (essential)

Proven store management experience

Must have own transport and valid driver’s license

Live within close proximity to store (Radius +- 20 km)


Duties and Responsibilities:

Full store management

Staff management +- 20 staff members

Management of store operational requirements including store housekeeping, administrative duties, physical inventories and price changes etc

Sales and bottom line profits of the store

Schedule, organise and direct assignments

Take ownership and responsibility

Provide positive working environment

Handle employee relations appropriately, efficiently and timeously

Resolve customer problems or complaints by determining optimal solutions

Ensure interior and exterior of store is maintained to company standards

Provide exceptional customer service

Ensure employees provide same level of customer service

Conduct regular store meetings


Personal attributes:

Must be able to work under pressure

Strong leadership skills

Organise and prioritize multiple tasks in fast paced environment

Strong interpersonal, motivational, communication and organisational skills

Strong customer service

Upbeat demeanour

Sales orientated personality

Hands on

Work effectively in team

Target/goal driven

Extrovert, friendly and responsible


Important Note:

Retail and fresh produce management experience is essential to qualify for the position as indicated above. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted ASAP. Please do consider your application unsuccessful if you have not heard from us with a period of 2 weeks from closing date of the position.

Closing date:

28th May 2018



Job Level


Salary Range

R20 000 - R25 000 per month