Store Manager, Johannesburg North

  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

The Wellness WAY  

Wellness Warehouse was launched with the vision of creating a holistic health destination for conscious consumers wanting to live life well for themselves, their communities and the planet.

Rather than rest on our laurels, we are continuing to grow and evolve, offering an innovative and collaborative working environment that encourages individual and community development through ongoing learning.

Our talent strategy is to recruit people as brand ambassadors and change agents at every level of the business, empowering them through our Wellness Training Academy. 

You’re perfect for the Wellness family if you have a passion for wellbeing, genuinely care about making a positive difference in people’s lives and are a motivated team player committed to exceptional customer service.

We invite you to join us on the wonderful Wellness journey.

Job Description

Store Profitability

  • Sales – meet or exceed budgets
  • Gross Profit – reduce wastage and improve stock accuracy within benchmarks
  • Costs – efficient cost control
  • Net Profit – reduce controllable expenses in line with budgets
  • Financial reporting – effective Income Statement reporting

Store Disciplines and Productivity

  • Audits – ensure that monthly store audit benchmarks are achieved and improved upon

Risk Management

  • Stock - effective stock control and stock management
  • Cash – effective cash handling procedures and controls

Customer Experience

  • Store look and feel – adherence to store disciplines, marketing and visual merchandising guidelines
  • Store atmosphere – ensure a professional environment  

People Management

  • Culture – ensure a performance development culture
  • Teamwork – ensure store effectiveness through team effectiveness
  • HR – experience and understanding of basic IR

Qualifications

  • Grade 12
  • Relevant business / admin qualification – retail management diploma or degree would be advantageous
  • 4+ Years retail experience with administrative and people management experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Highly organised with the ability to adapt quickly to change
  • An excellent understanding of retail
  • Proficiency in stock management, cost control and cost management
  • Genuine interest in the Wellness brand and products
  • Understanding of the Wellness customer and brand
  • Ability and willingness to work weekends and extended retail hours
  • Own transport

Additional Information

We OFFER

  • Competitive, market-related salaries based on skills and experience
  • Remuneration based on a ‘cost to company’ model
  • Provident fund, death and disability cover (permanent team members)
  • Performance incentives
  • Team member discounts on in-store and online purchases
  • Bonus birthday leave day
  • Exceptional training and knowledge acquisition through our in-house Wellness Training Academy
  • Exceptional product training with suppliers of our key brands
  • Free Wellness Healthy Happenings event access
  • Involvement with a community of people who really care about making a difference in the world