Suitably qualified and experienced applicants are invited to apply for the following position:
Uniform Shop Manager 1 September 2018
St Andrew’s School for Girls is a 116-year-old independent school in Johannesburg. Our values-based education and strong brand are built upon a solid foundation of tradition and heritage which provides opportunities for our girls to hone their leadership skills and be empowered women in South Africa and the world. St Andrew’s School for Girls is committed to increasing diversity and contributing to establishing a society that is based on democratic values, social justice and fundamental human rights.
We are looking to appoint a Uniform Shop Manager responsible for developing, promoting and running the school uniform and stationery shop.
This position requires the following skills, competencies and attributes:
Have knowledge of basic bookkeeping.
Have some retail experience.
Have the ability to provide an excellent level of customer service to shop visitors.
Be IT literate, with knowledge of MS Excel and MS Word.
Be diligent, organised and detail orientated.
Have some flexibility regarding working hours, especially during the very busy back-to-school period.
Knowledge of Pastel Point of Sale.
Knowledge of completion and complying with VAT legislation.
Appreciate working in a values-driven, Christian environment.
Be able to uphold the ethos and values of the school.
Be willing to apply for clearance with the Child Protection Act and Sexual Offences Register.
This position includes the following key tasks and responsibilities:
Keep displays and signage – shop and noticeboards up to date and change fortnightly as necessary.
Stock levels – rotating stock, moving supplies; daily re-stocking of shop shelves from stock rooms; ordering stock well in advance so that items are never out of stock.
Stock control – random stock checks and till checks to keep tight control of all stock levels.
Perform a full stock count at the end of every term and annually on the 28th February in line with the financial year end of the trust. The physical stock counts must then be matched to the actual figures in the pastel accounts.
Place new orders as necessary. Procurement policy implementation.
Confirm deliveries with delivery note, pricing and coding all items on arrival.
Reconcile daily till totals and prepare daily reconciliation forms for accounts.
Order, introduce and promote new lines.
Liaise with senior and junior schools, to confirm accurate shop and uniform information appears in all communications with parents (including websites).
Liaise with the staff with regards to annual text book orders.
The School is committed to transformation. Employment equity will be considered in the recruitment process.
The appointment is effective 1 September 2018.
If the position matches your skills and experience, please email a two-page CV with two contactable references to the email address below.
The school reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.