Pep Africa Vacancies

  3. Buyer


PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide a general People Support service to the Durban Distribution Centre (DDC) by executing the company’s and People Support strategy. We are looking for a dynamic team player who is passionate about people and processes.  If you are self-motivated, resilient and have high energy levels with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, this opportunity may be ideal for you!

This position is based in Baltex road, Prospecton at our Durban DC.


1. Talent Management
– End-to-end recruitment & selection processes for various positions
– Onboarding and induction of new employees
– Compile & submit relevant talent reporting
– Supporting performance management process

2. Labour Scheduling
– Manage and liaise with labour service providers with regards to temporary appointments
– Oversee attendance tracking and manage leave requests
– Coordinate with department managers to optimize staffing levels
– Develop, monitor and adjust schedules to meet operational needs

3. Payroll and employee administration
– Process and manage all payroll input liaison between the payroll office and the DDC
– Ensure compliance with record-keeping requirements

4. Labour & Employee Relations
– Address and resolve employee relations issues in line with company procedures and policies
– Support and advice DC Management on Labour relations and disciplinary issues
– Address performance issues and implement improvement plans
– Represent the company in matters that escalated to the CCMA

5. Learning & Development
– Identify training needs and coordinate training programmes
– Work with Cape Town Learning & Development team with regards to the facilitation/ implementation of training initiatives

6. Health and Safety
– Collaborate with safety officers to enforce protocols
– Conduct safety training sessions and drills
– Investigate and report workplace incidents

7. Culture, Engagement & Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiatives
– Uphold and promote the company values and culture
– Manage, co-ordinate and drive culture activities & awards, annual Wellness Day & DC Convention and CSI initiatives


– HR Qualification
– 3+ years’ HR Generalist experience
– In-depth knowledge of labour legislation (BCEA, EE and other related labour legislation)
– English communication skills – Advanced (verbal & written)
– Computer literacy – Intermediate (Google Workspace)
– South African citizen

– Previous experience within the Distribution Centre industry will be advantageous
– Payroll and/or payroll system experience

Competencies required: honesty, passion & resourcefulness; detail orientation; planning, organizing and control; service orientation; stress tolerance; confidence and decisiveness; problem assessment; building and maintaining relationships; learning orientation and agility; ability to work in a team and independently. 

CLOSING DATE: 4th January 2024

If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, please submit your CV to or apply below. 

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Department: FINANCE


PURPOSE OF POSITION: To manage and optimise the overall performance of the financial department by providing specialised, focused leadership and ensure maximum compliance to company best practice and legislative requirements.


– Play a key role in the development of PEP Angola’s growth strategy to ensure profitability – including gross profit margins, exchange rates, etc.
– Manage the country finance team to maximize the department’s outputs
– Structure and clarify roles, responsibilities and standards of performance for team members
– Ensure accurate accounting and reporting in line with Pepkor Group and Angolan GAAP requirements
– Ensure accurate and timely submission of all taxes and full compliance with tax regulations
– Manage an effective in-country treasury function aligned with central standards and procedures
– Make recommendations for changes to procedures, operating systems, budgets & financial control functions
– Ensure alignment with the company’s centralized processes, procedures and systems
– Prepare annual budgets for approval
– Manage the import function
– Monitor and manage cost and prepare monthly variance analysis for presentation to management
– Keep abreast of changes and ensure compliance to Angola’s financial regulations and legislation, especially regarding foreign exchange policies; repatriation of funds and relevant tax systems and tax or investment benefits or opportunities
– Ad hoc tasks


– Grade 12
– Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
– Certified Accountant by the Board of Accountants (OCPCA)
– 5 years’ experience in financial management (including 2 years in a senior managerial role)
– Highly skilled in Angolan Tax Legislation (Corporate Income Tax, VAT, Withholding tax, etc)
– Computer literacy: Intermediate level – Excel advanced
– Willingness to travel extensively within and outside Angola
– Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on business strategy
– Excellent English communication skills and the ability to collaborate with diverse teams
– Angolan Citizen

Competencies required: Honesty, Passion & Resourcefulness; Leadership; Communication; Interpersonal skills; Problem solving; Decision making; Build and maintain healthy business relationships.

CLOSING DATE: 19 December 2023

If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, please submit your ENGLISH CV to

Click here to apply


by Anneke Kruger

Cape Town




PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: To source and compile a range of commodities by ensuring that the commodities

are acceptable to the PEP Africa consumer market. The commodities selected must contribute to the profit margin and

price points of PEP Africa, in accordance with the departmental directive.


Range building (product sourcing & range development)

Sales and style performance to plan

PLM (Product Lifecycle Management)

Supplier management (sourcing and loading)

Manage FOB inflation

Product & strategy determination

Product order management (administration)

Budget management and OTB control

Research target market and competitiveness

Ad-hoc assignments and projects as required


Relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. Consumer Science, Clothing, Purchasing Management)

3 years’ experience as a fully-fledged Buyer

Computer Literacy – advanced MS Office and Google Workspace

Willingness to travel to and within Africa; China; USA and Europe

Excellent planning, organizing and time management skills

Ability to multi-task and to deal with complexities, use initiative to solve problems

South African Citizen

Competencies required: Honesty, Passion and Resourcefulness; Planning, Organizing and Control;

Good communication skills; Building and maintaining relationships; Detail orientation; Problem Assessment;

Analytical, Creative, Stress tolerance; Confidence & Decisiveness.

Closing date: 8 December 2023

To apply, send your CV to

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date of this position, please regard your application

as being unsuccessful. PEP Africa strives for equal opportunity in terms of its employment equity guidelines.

All the best with your applications

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