Are you ready to take the next step in your career and co-lead a thriving retail outlet in a dynamic environment? NWK is seeking an exceptional Assistant Shop Manager to join our team and contribute to the ongoing success of our retail operations.
As the Assistant Shop Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the day-to-day management and administration of our bustling branch.

Here’s an overview of what you can expect to be involved in:

  1. Strategic purchasing: You will have the opportunity to influence and optimise our purchasing processes, ensuring we maintain optimal stock levels and source high-quality products for our valued customers.
  2. Sales and marketing: In this role, you will not only drive sales but also have the creative freedom to develop and implement innovative marketing strategies to attract and retain customers, contributing to the growth of our business.
  3. Efficient stockholding: Managing inventory is crucial in a retail environment. You’ll oversee stockholding management, controls and processes, ensuring products are readily available, organised, and well-presented on our shelves.
  4. Budgeting brilliance: As an Assistant Shop Manager, you will be involved in drafting of budgets and adherence, making strategic financial decisions that contribute to the shop’s profitability.
  5. People management: Leading and inspiring a team of dedicated employees will be one of your key responsibilities. Your excellent interpersonal skills will foster a positive and motivated work environment.
  6. Administrative excellence: Various administrative tasks will be on your plate, and your meticulous approach will ensure everything runs smoothly behind the scenes.
  7. Risk management: Your ability to identify potential risks and implement measures to mitigate them will be essential in safeguarding our store’s success.

Minimum requirements:
 A Grade 12 certificate.
 A tertiary qualification in a relevant field will be highly beneficial in excelling in this position.
 Proven retail business experience of at least four (4) years, demonstrating your understanding of the industry’s dynamics.
 Fluency in both Afrikaans and English, enabling effective communication with our diverse clientele and team.
 In possession of a valid driver’s license.

Skills that set you apart:
 Leadership prowess: Your ability to lead and motivate a team to achieve shared goals to drive success.
 Keen eye for detail: Your attention to detail will ensure that every aspect of the store’s operations is finely tuned for excellence.
 Reliability and responsibility: We will count on you to take ownership of your responsibilities and be a reliable support to the Shop Manager and the team.
 Results-driven attitude: Your determination to achieve and exceed targets will contribute to the store’s growth and profitability.
 Resilience and adaptability: Thriving in a fast-paced retail environment requires resilience, and your adaptability to changing circumstances will set you apart.

Why NWK is the ideal workplace:
At NWK, we take pride in fostering a workplace that values its employees and provides ample opportunities for growth and development. As an Assistant Shop Manager, you’ll be part of a supportive team that encourages innovation and collaboration.

Join NWK today and embark on a fulfilling journey as an Assistant Shop Manager, where your skills will be honed, and your potential unleashed! Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity! Apply now and let your career soar with NWK

Application can only be made through NWK’s website. For more information, please visit (https:// For any enquiries, contact Simóne Ferreira on (018) 633 1363. Visit our Facebook page at

The closing date for applications is 5 January 2024. If you are not invited for an interview within two weeks after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful. NWK supports the purpose of the Employment Equity Act and gives preference to applicants from the nominated groups. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NWK reserves the right not to fill the position.

All the best with your applications

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