Assistant / Trainee Manager (Retail)

Job Brief:

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to fill the position of Assistant/Trainee Manager in one of our branches. The ideal candidate should be able to perform the following;


  • Assist the Retail Store Manager in planning and implementing strategies to attract customers
  • Coordinate daily customer service operations (e.g. sales processes, orders and payments)
  • Track the progress of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual objectives
  • Monitor and maintain store inventory
  • Evaluate employee performance and identify hiring and training needs
  • Supervise and motivate staff to perform their best
  • Coach and support new and existing Staff
  • Monitor retail operating costs, budgets and resources
  • Communicate with clients and evaluate their needs
  • Analyse consumer behaviour and adjust product positioning
  • Handle complaints from customers
  • Create reports, analyse and interpret retail data, like revenues, expenses and competition
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure the store is functional and presentable
  • Make sure all employees adhere to company’s policies and guidelines

And possess the following;


  • Interpersonal skills, with strong written and oral communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Business awareness
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Teamwork and negotiation skills


  • 1 - 3 years relevant experience in a furniture business or any retail outlet.


  • Tertiary Qualification in Retail Management, Business Administration or similar.

Closing date and application instructions

To apply forward your detailed CV, list of three referees, certified copies of your ID and Certificate(s) with the Subject Header: Assistant / Trainee Manager to:


Closing date 27th March 2020




Team Holdings (Pty) Ltd

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Match criteria
  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Diploma
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Retail / Store
  • Training
  • Production
  • Furniture Design
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