REF: WSD2/UN/Clothing and General Merchandise Department Manager in Training/Gauteng/160117

Location: Division 2 Stores
(Pretoria/Johannesburg/Springs/Mpumalanga/ Limpopo Areas)

Main Purpose:

To attract and grow our customer base, through a customer facing or supportive role and in doing so increase the market share, turnover and profitability. To provide exceptional customer service by ensuring customer care, a world class shopping experience for our customers, to play a role


  • Passion for the Customer – establish lifelong relationships with our customers
  • Passion for Retail and Selling
    • ‘Living the Brand’ : Personal leadership and attitude to work i.e. ‘the difference’
    • Versatile communication skills
    • Proven team leadership skills
    • Action and results orientated
    • Assertive and proactive
    • Problem solving and decision making skills
    • Computer Literacy skills
    • Commercial acumen and numeracy
    • Attention to detail
    • Creative and innovative and keeps up to date on retail trends

    Minimum Requirements

    • Numeracy and Literacy Skills
    • Leadership experience would be advantageous
    • Valid Matric Certificate
    • Merchant Skills

    Additional Criteria
    Candidates to please read the non-negotiable requirements below:

    • Should you not meet the non-negotiable requirements and still send an application, your application will NOT be considered.
    • Candidate is to send a copy of their “word formatted” CV
    • 3-4  years’ experience within the Clothing and General Merchandise Environment  is a Non Negotiable
    • Strong/Sound merchant skills
    • Applicants in existing Department Manager roles will be given preference
    • A Valid Matric that you have passed (Please send your matric certificate when sending your CV)“As a proud South African brand, Woolworths is committed to transformation. Meeting our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions.”


      • Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers
      • Recruit, select, manage and develop people to meet competence requirements
      • Participate in team to ensure achievement of department and store goals
      • Manage implementation and integration of new initiatives to achieve project goals
      • Participate in general store operational duties
      • Supervise and coach staff to meet competence requirement
        • Job specific responsibilities as per the Job Profile

        How To Apply

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