Ackermans: General Worker Opportunity
Merchandise – Planning
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Ackermans is South Africa’s beloved household brand for more than 100 years and a leading value retailer whose success is built on a purpose of Bringing Value to Life for our customers, employees and their communities. We are on the lookout for dynamic individuals who will learn how to be involved in the Merchandise strategy through optimizing sales and bringing value to the lives of our Customers in over 800 stores across 6 countries. Trainees are paid to learn! Working within a team, you will gain exposure to every aspect of value retail – from Buying, Planning and Marketing to Supply Chain and Store Operations to name but a few. Our industry renowned Trainee Planner Programmes have graduated dozens of highly successful Store Planner and Product Planners. Expect to be coached by the industry’s most successful professionals, who will help you acquire the business skills you need to run a multi-million rand portfolio as if it was your own business. Bring Value to Life for millions of South African’s each day through your obsession with analysing sales to get the right product to the right place at the right time. This could be your opportunity of a lifetime as an Ackermans 2021 Trainee Planner.
A grade 12 certificate gives you entry to the race
A 3 year relevant degree or diploma in Business Science/B Comm gives you a good start to the race
Knowledge, Skills And Experience
A minimum of 3 years relevant retail experience will set you apart, including experience with merchandising, store allocations and/or stock distribution, logistics, supply chain, retail stores etc.
You absolutely MUST LOVE NUMBERS AND BE GREAT AT ANALYSING THEM TOO
Strong work ethic, resilience and a hunger to learn will get you through this programme successfully
Depending on your profile and the requirements met, you could be part of our Trainee Programme for either Store Planning or Product Planning.
An exciting opportunity has just become available for a HR Administrator: Buying, Planning, Commercial, Marketing and Finance.
We are looking for a customer centric, efficient and reliable individual who is deadline driven and has the ability to support, help manage key people initiatives and ensure that effective service is rendered to stakeholders in support of HR strategies. This position reports directly to the HR Manager.
The HR Administrator plays an important supportive, organizational and administrative HR role for the Merchandise and Commercial teams
2 years working experience in performing an administrative function is essential.
2 years extensive knowledge on recruitment processes.
Experience in working with HR and payroll administration processes would be an advantage.
A working knowledge at an advanced level on Microsoft Computer packages (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook) is essential.
A grade 12 certificate
An HR qualification or studying towards one would be an advantage.
Job Related Knowledge And Skills Required
Good planning and organising skills
Excellent communication skills across all levels (verbal and written)
Accuracy in execution, attention to detail and reliability in meeting set deadlines.
A sense of urgency.
High levels of confidentiality, credibility and trust.
Excellent customer service both internally and externally.
An ability to Build and maintain productive relationships
Good prioritisation skills
Resilience in delivering outcomes
Assertiveness with high levels of drive and initiative
Strong service & detail orientation
Arranging advertisements, screening responses, arranging interviews and assessments, reference checking, as well as being the
responsible HR support for the selection in respect of certain positions (in consultation with the Line Manager).
Completing all required recruitment administration and documentation, as well as responding to and documenting unsuccessful
Liaise on any training needed, including induction
Update Job Profiles
Collating, preparing and handling all correspondence and documents
Organizing meetings and appointments
Ensuring all payroll input is completed and submitted timeously
Monthly compiling of any HR reports
Ensuring all filling is kept up to date