Ackermans Internship Programme For Human Resource Graduates

Ackermans Internship Programme For Human Resource Graduates

Job Title: Ackermans Internship Programme for Human Resource Graduates
Department: Human resources
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To Position: Manager
Job Type Classification: Internship
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Kuils River, Cape Town
Close Date: 09 March 2016

Job Purpose:

12 months can define your future career… 

At Ackermans we help our Interns find their feet and future direction. Energetic, ambitious and qualified youth can look forward to a phenomenal learning experience.

Hands-on experience in a thriving Retail Business, with exposure to successful business practices and people alike. An Ackermans Internship will give you the opportunity to:

  • Be exposed to the Retail Industry 
  • Explore your interests and gain working knowledge of future career possibilities
  • Develop your work ethic and corporate brand 
  • Build relationships that will stand your future in good steed

Qualifications:

  • Recent Graduate with a Diploma or Degree in Human Resource

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • A resilient self-starter with the ability to work well within a team
  • Good organizational and planning abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound administrative skills
  • Flexible and tenacious with the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Good learning orientation

Key Responsibilities:
Administration support on the following:

  • Recruitment
  • Performance & Talent Management Practices
  • Diary management 
  • Culture and CSI Projects
  • Manage and support Supplier Relationships
  • General planning and co-ordination of new and on-going HR initiatives and projects
  • Provide on-going support and assistance as required across all functional areas within the HR Department
  • Communication with relevant stakeholders including management and employees across all areas of the business
  • All other general office management functions

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Please Note: Employers and Recruiters may expire a job post at any time. This post expires on Wednesday March 9th, 2016 5:00pm.

ACKERMANS KUILSRIVER: SOURCING MANAGER

ACKERMANS KUILSRIVER: SOURCING MANAGER

 

Closing Date: 28 February 2016
Job Title: Sourcing Manager
Department: Merchandise – Buying
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To Position: Director
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Kuils River

 

Job Purpose:
This exciting and challenging opportunity has become available within our Buying Management team.

 

We are looking for a resilient, efficient and confident individual with a compelling merchant mentality and a passion for Sourcing to execute the Company’s Supplier Strategy by continuously sourcing new merchandise suppliers both internationally and locally in order to expand the Company’s supply base and maximize profits, enabling quick response.

 

Qualifications:
• A Grade 12 Certificate/Matric
• A relevant degree /qualification in Fashion, Textile Design /Clothing Production/ Product Development /Merchandising, or a related field

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
• Sourcing experience of which at least 3 years is at a senior level within a clothing/footwear/homeware retail environment 
• Previous senior managerial experience to understand the inner workings of sourcing to meet the product strategy
• Integral understanding of the Clothing Retail Cycle & Buying process
• Experience in developing strategy and implementing strategic interventions in a rapidly changing global and local context
•    Minimum 5 years in a Clothing Manufacturing environment and/or Merchandising experience 
•    Previous experience in a design manufacturing environment 
•    Knowledge of the retail merchandise cycle, critical path with regards to Sourcing/Buying, Planning, Logistics and Stores
•    Knowledge of specific company buying strategies 
•    Understanding of retail business systems and related processes – IT 
•    A comprehensive knowledge/understanding of SA’s retail clothing market, customers and competitors 
•    A sound knowledge & understanding of relevant fabrics (clothing/materials/substrates)
•    A sound knowledge of product components (styling, silhouettes, etc.) 
•    A sound knowledge and understanding of product construction 
•    A sound knowledge of costing, processes & calculations
•    Shipping & related logistical factors and the impact thereof on lead times 
•    Manufacturing capabilities, including but not limited to:
o    Import tariffs & relevant legislation 
o    Wages & costs of manufacturing 
o    Duty structures
•    Latest Microsoft applications including advanced Excel competency 
•    A sound grasp of figures
•    Good judgment together with strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities
•    Excellent negotiating skills 
•    A flair/eye for product
•    Exceptional planning, organising & time management skills 
•    Conflict management skills 
•    High-level presentation skills 
•    The ability to create a shared vision and to positively influence others
•    Networking skills & the ability to be resourceful
•    The ability to:
o    Influence across various levels and functions within the business
o    Communicate effectively at all levels both within, as well as outside the company
o    Be resilient, have tenacity and maintain high levels of drive and initiative under pressure
o    Prioritise
o    Be assertive
o    Work independently, as well as be a team player
o    Influence correct procedures for garment re-engineering
o    Create vision & positively influence others

 

Key Responsibilities:
• To effectively source relevant product ensuring margin gain and profitability.
• To develop, influence and drive the Company’s Sourcing Strategy to align with the respective SBUs product and purchasing strategies through ensuring economy of scale.
• To ensure that the correct or suitable suppliers (both local and international) are sourced, selected, on-boarded and developed for each SBU in accordance with the Company’s Supplier Strategy in order to deliver sustainable growth at competitive prices in support of being the Number 1 Value Retailer in South Africa.
• To support the Pepkor Group Sourcing strategy and act as the Ackermans representative in Group Sourcing projects/interventions.
• To determine and manage the merchandise sourcing process to ensure on-time delivery as per the agreed Company critical path dates.
• To establish and maintain/develop a Quick Response capability within the organization – including a Fabric Sourcing strategy.
• Developing and influencing cross-functional partnerships with all specified key relationships.
• To develop and empower the Sourcing team by implementing sound people management practices, employee relations and a climate and culture of high performance.

 

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Please Note: Employers and Recruiters may expire a job post at any time. This post expires on Sunday February 28th, 2016 5:00pm.

BUYING MANAGER (MALE SBU) KUILSRIVER

ACKERMANS KUILSRIVER (HEAD OFFICE):

BUYING MANAGER (MALE SBU)

Closing Date: 21 February 2016
Job Title: Buying Manager (Male SBU)
Department: Merchandise – Buying
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To Position: Director
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Kuils River

 

BUYER ACKERMANS

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Please Note: Employers and Recruiters may expire a job post at any time. This post expires on Sunday February 21st, 2016 5:00pm.

FINANCIAL CLERK: FIXED ASSETS

FINANCIAL CLERK: FIXED ASSETS

Closing Date: 7 February 2016
Job Title: Financial Clerk: Fixed Assets
Department: Finance – Fixed Assets
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To Position: Supervisor
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Kuilsriver, Cape Town

Job Purpose:
To be responsible for the administration of the finance aspect of the Fixed Asset processes.

Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Essential:
– Grade 12 (Accounting and/ or Maths)

Preferred:
– Relevant Tertiary Qualification (Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree)

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
KNOWLEDGE required:

  • Good knowledge of Fixed Assets processes
  • Good knowledge of financial administration and basic accounting principles and their application (debits, credits, journals, reconciliations)

SKILLS required:

  • Computer skills, intermediate to advanced Excel
  • Communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Above average numerical ability
  • Deadline driven, and ability to work under pressure
  • Able to deal with large volumes of work

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Essential:
– 2 -3 years relevant finance administration experience, including strong reconciliation experience

Preferred:
– Retail experience
– Fixed Assets experience

Key Responsibilities:
Fixed Asset Administration

  • Processing of Fixed Assets on Smart stream
  • Processing orders on Fraxion and ensuring correct cost centres and categories are allocated
  • Process disposals and transfers on Fixed Asset Register
  • Prepare and follow up of General Ledger reconciliations including Pre-paid accounts.
  • Reconcile, follow up and clear transactions in transport account
  • Prepare bulk upload sheet for fixed assets
  • Assist with balancing costings with actual spent for projects
  • Store closures – draw asset register for Property Manager
  • Assist with general queries
  • Other administration and support duties

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Please Note: Employers and Recruiters may expire a job post at any time. This post expires on Sunday February 7th, 2016 5:00pm.

ACKERMANS HAS THE FOLLOWING INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE

ACKERMANS HAS THE FOLLOWING INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE: 

► RETAIL MANAGEMENT
► PROJECT MANAGEMENT
► INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
► FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (12 MONTHS)

CLOSE DATE: 2016/01/15

Job Title: Internships available: Retail Management / Project Management / Information Systems Management / Financial Management (12 months)

Department: Human resources
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To Position: Manager
Job Type Classification: Internship
Number of Positions: 5
Location: Kuilsriver

Job Purpose:

Six months can define your future career…

At Ackermans we help our Interns find their feet and future direction. Energetic, ambitious and qualified youth can look forward to a phenomenal learning experience.

Hands-on experience in a thriving Retail Business, with exposure to successful business practices and people alike.

An Ackermans Internship will give you the opportunity to:

  • Be exposed to the Retail Industry
  • Develop you work ethic and corporate brand
  • Build relationships that will stand your future in good steed

Qualifications:

  • Recent Graduate with a Diploma or Degree in Retail Management / Project Management / Information Systems Management / Financial Management

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • A resilient self-starter with the ability to work well within a team
  • Good organizational and planning abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound administrative skills
  • Flexible and tenacious with the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Good learning orientation

Key Responsibilities:

Explore your interests and gain working knowledge in your relevant field of studies.

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Please Note: Employers and Recruiters may expire a job post at any time. This post expires on Friday January 15th, 2016 12:00pm.

ACKERMANS INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME: CAD INTERN

ACKERMANS INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME: CAD INTERN

Closing Date: 16 December 2015
Job Title: Ackermans Internship Programme: CAD Intern
Department: Operations – Properties
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To: Position Manager
Job Type Classification: Internship
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Kuilsriver
Job Purpose: 12 months can define your future career…

At Ackermans we help our Interns find their feet and future direction. Energetic, ambitious and qualified youth can look forward to a phenomenal learning experience.

Hands-on experience in a thriving Retail Business, with exposure to successful business practices and people alike.

In your role as a CAD Intern you will focus on using Computer-aided design technology to Draw and Design plans to Ackermans specification.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement: A graduate with a Diploma or Degree in Architecture/Building drafting.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Proficient in the use of Revit/Autocad
  • Knowledge of the latest Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook) is an important requirement.
  • Good planning and organising skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well within a team
  • Flexible and tenacious with the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Good learning orientation

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver on store design and development requirements as per current standards
  • To update the architectural plans database
  • Produce number of plans required as per CAD listing and project

Other:

  • This internship should be your 1st work experience your field of study.

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ACKERMANS INTERN MERCHANDISE BUYING

ACKERMANS INTERN 

Job Title: Intern
Department: Merchandise – Buying
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To: Position Manager
Job Type Classification: Contract
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Kuils River

Job Purpose:

At Ackermans we help our Interns find their feet and future direction. Energetic, ambitious and qualified youth can look forward to a phenomenal learning experience.

Hands-on experience in a thriving Retail Business, with exposure to successful business practices and people alike. An Ackermans Internship will give you the opportunity to:

  • Be exposed to the Retail Industry
  • Explore your interests and gain working knowledge of future career possibilities
  • Develop you work ethic and corporate brand
  • Build relationships that will stand your future in good steed

Qualifications:

  • 3yr Diploma or Degree in Clothing Management/Production or Fashion Design
  • No prior full time work experience in your field of study
  • South African citizenship

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • An assertive self-starter with the ability to work well within a team
  • Good organizational and planning abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound administrative skills
  • Flexible and tenacious with the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Good learning orientation

Key Responsibilities:
Other:

  • Applicants should be prepared to undergo required evaluations, assessments and interviews
  • Applicants must also reside in the Western Cape or be prepared to travel and / or relocate at own expenses

In terms of the Ackermans policy for appointments and promotions, preference will be given to internal applicants who meet the competencies and minimum requirements for the position. Preference will also be given to candidates who will enhance the diversity of the team and contribute to employment equity within the Company provided that the competencies and minimum requirements for the position have been met.

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ACKERMANS JOB: ESTIMATOR KUILSRIVER

ACKERMANS JOB: ESTIMATOR

Closing Date: 11 December 2015
Job Title: Estimator
Department: Operations – Properties
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To Position: Manager
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Kuils River
Reference Nr: Estimator (151117-2)

Job Purpose:

An opportunity for an Estimator has become available in our Operations: Properties team. The successful incumbent will be responsible for analysing equipment requirements, compiling costings, ordering and receiving of equipment and anylysing cost trends within the properties department.

If you have 1-2 years’ experience working as an Estimator and working knowledge of WinQs, this could be the job that you are looking for. Experience working as an Estimator in a retail environment would be to your advantage.

Qualifications:

– A Certificate/Diploma in Cost & Estimation or equivalent.
– Having completed a Revit course is an advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Knowledge required:

– Knowledge of the National Building Regulations
– Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
– Knowledge of Service Level Agreements/Contracts

Skills required:

– Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages
– Accuracy
– Resilience
– Numerical
– Attention to detail
– Deadline-driven with a strong sense of urgency
– Ability to communicate effectively across all levels
– Self-sufficient

Key Responsibilities:

1. Costing Process – Compile projected project costings through:

• Gathering of proposals, blueprint, specifications and related document.
• Analysing of information and identifying material, time and cost requirements.
• Evaluating product cost effectiveness and profitability.
• Setting up and maintaining of a cost database.

2. Supplier management – Manage the relationship with equipment suppliers through:

• Obtaining quotations in line with authorised costing
• Ordering of goods
• Negotiating delivery dates with suppliers
• Follow-up on discrepancies – Goods not delivered, incorrect quantities received.

3. Reporting – Compiling, analysis and interpretation of:

• Purchasing trends
• Competitor reports
• Benchmarking – Supplier, product, service deliverers’ evaluation.
• Conducting post project analysis through estimation vs actual projects cost and prepare cost and expenditure statements

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FINANCIAL CLERK TREASURY

FINANCIAL CLERK – TREASURY

Job Title: Financial Clerk – Treasury
Department: Finance
Closing Date: 30 November 2015
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To Position: Manager
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Kuils River

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 (Accountancy and/ or Mathematics)
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification (Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree)
  • 2 -3 years relevant finance administration experience, including strong reconciliation experience
  • Previous experience within a retail environment would be advantageous

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Strong administration knowledge and ability
  • Good knowledge of financial administration and basic accounting principles (debits, credits, journals, reconciliations) and their application (finance systems)
  • Computer skills, intermediate to advanced Excel
  • Communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Above average numerical ability
  • Deadline driven
  • Analytical thinking
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Able to deal with large volumes of work

Key Responsibilities:

Treasury & Cashflow management:

  • Perform daily cash flow duties in accordance with agreed upon procedures
  • Record daily bank account movement on bank summaries
  • Prepare and capture monthly bank journals (SA, BLNS countries)

Bank reconciliation:

  • Review of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Query, resolve and journalise reconciling items
  • Communication reconciling items across teams

Filing & Administration:

  • Daily & monthly filing duties
  • Downloading of on-line electronic bank statements for all bank accounts
  • Filing of financial information and documentation in line with statutory and legal requirements. (e.g. Electronic & Manual Bank statements & Cash flow documentation)
  • Perform bulk sale bank deposit confirmations for stores (upon stores’ request).

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ACKERMANS CAD MANAGER

Job Title: CAD Manager
Department: Operations – Properties
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To Position: Manager
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Kuils River

Job Purpose:

An opportunity for a CAD Manager has become available in our Operations: Properties team. The successful candidate will be responsible for effectively managing the CAD function through planning and organising of the CAD office activities, quality control and providing input into the space planning strategy and implementation thereof.

A prerequisite of this role is the proficient use of Revit, Auto Cad and ability to visualize 3D layout, with a minimum of 3 years’ working in a design and store layout role. A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a Supervisory/Managerial role is also required.

Qualifications:

We are looking for someone with a relevant Architectural/ Design diploma/certificate or N4/N5 in building drafting and having completed a Revit course.
If you have completed an AutoCad and/or Occupational Health and Safety course it would be to your advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Knowledge and skills required to be able to perform this function:
– Knowledge of the National Building Regulations
– Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
– Knowledge of technical Store Design
– Creative with the ability to come up with ideas that support the business strategy
– Numerical skills
– Good judgment together with strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities
– Planning, organising & time management skills
– Presentations skills
– Assertiveness
– Deadline driven with a strong sense of urgency
– Self-sufficient
– Management and relationship building skills
– The ability to:
o Budget effectively
o Communicate effectively at all levels

Key Responsibilities:

1. Process Management – Deliver on business Store layout/design requirements:
– Collaborate with relevant parties and collate Store Design information and distribute to CAD team for execution.
– Planning and organising the activities of the Cad office to deliver on design and drawings of a high quality and in accordance to business requirements.
– Present Store Layout/Design proposals and obtain approvals from relevant parties.

2. Strategy input and implementation
– Provide input into the Store Design strategy and the implementation thereof. This includes staying abreast of current trends and challenging the current status quo, process flow and store layout and design plan and identify opportunities in line with business strategy.
– Provide guidance to the CAD team to ensure operational and technical excellence.

3. Quality Control
– Review the output of the CAD team and ensure it meets current quality standards and are in line with specification and regulations.

4. Management:
– Manage expenses within budget
– Stakeholder management
– Team/Talent management, this includes:
o Resourcing
o Performance
o Talent review and succession planning
o Employee engagement

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