Restaurant Support Assistant – Flexi/perm

Takealot a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Restaurant Support Assistant Flexi/perm to join our MR D Food team in Cape Town.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper-growth company looking for smart, young, creative, hard-working people to join us. We offer market-related benefits, a great work environment, and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

This position reports to the Restaurant Support Team Leader

Job Title:  Restaurant Support Assistant

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing first-level support to Mr D Food restaurant partners.
  • Assisting restaurants with:
    • Any Mr D Food restaurant device problems
    • Menu update requests,
    • Individual order related queries raised by customers or restaurants
    • Restaurant operations issues.
  • Logging Zendesk tickets and assigning them to the relevant departments for second-level support. This includes Finance, Operations, Device Support and Product. Respond back to restaurants with the resolution once ticket is resolved.
  • Monitoring the restaurant acceptance of food orders and contacting restaurants to ensure a high order acceptance percentage.
  • Monitoring the connectivity performance of restaurant devices, performing basic troubleshooting, and/or escalating bigger problems to the device management team.
  • Manually hiding and un-hiding menu items that are reported as out of stock.
  • Daily reporting on Restaurant support activities, device performance and restaurant acceptance ratios.
  • Logging of system errors and bugs as they arise.
  • Working closely with Food CSM to provide restaurant information to him for Food CS to resolve customer problems
  • Experience in supporting SAAS product beneficial.
  • Flexibility to work shifts – able to work rotational shifts, Public Holidays, weekends and flexible hours as required by the business operation

Attributes required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as an effective team member
  • Able to communicate clearly and voice an opinion.
  • Self-directed.
  • A solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy.
  • Process orientated.
  • Passion for customer service.
  • Passion for working in a start-up environment.
  • Competence in Excel and Word.
  • Comfortable and able to function in an ambiguous, fast paced, high-pressure environment, while maintaining high-quality outputs.
  • Good analytical and reporting skills.


  • National Senior Certificate or Higher
  • Minimum of 6 -12 months call center environment or technical help desk experience


The Environment:

  • employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun, and have the shared ambition of being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.
  • We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who:
  • is forthright but respectful
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed, and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for
  • thinks like an owner of the business.

If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!

Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.


Human Resource Assistant

This is a great opportunity for an individual who would like to develop their experience working in a Human Resource department. We are looking for an energetic, friendly, people-oriented Human Resource Assistant with good project management skills who will help support a workforce of about 40 employees in a tech environment.

Sector: Human Resource ManagementHuman Resource Assistant
Skill Level: Junior-Mid
Contract: Permanent
Available: Negotiable
Offer: Market Related depending on experience
Description: Human Resource Assistant
Area: Bedfordview, Gauteng


  • Support HR Manager in general tasks
  • Process leave requests, rewards, performance reviews and weekly team meetings
  • Maintain all policies and procedures and communicate any changes to all employees
  • Ensure all employee and HR information is kept confidential
  • Ability to handle all HR enquiries
  • Project management of tasks in all departments and hold responsible individuals accountable
  • Recruitment: develop/maintain relationships with Recruitment Agencies and other recruitment sources, head hunting, being innovative in finding new talent, and conduct job applicant reviews by evaluating applicants’ skills and making recommendations to appropriate manager
  • Coordinate interview scheduling with appropriate manager / GM and assist with contracts etc. when appointing new employees
  • Manage and maintain leave, absenteeism, benefits
  • Provide advice and support to managers with effective implementation of the Poor Performance Management process and follow disciplinary procedures that are in place
  • Work with Marketing for Internal Marketing and team building
  • Assist managers in monitoring and evaluating performance of new employees
  • Conduct exit interviews
  • Contribute to training needs analysis


  • BComm (Hons) Organisational Psychology / HR or similar
  • Experience preferred
  • Sound knowledge and good understanding of various labour legislation
  • Good project management skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Up to date with current tech, trends and best practices in HR practices


  • Medical Aid and Retirement Annuity contributions
  • A safe working environment which is conveniently located
  • Healthy snacks provided to all employees
  • A great work atmosphere with amazing team members

To apply for this position, email your CV to us:



SPW: Portfolio Manager Assistant – Tyger Valley

Job Details Overview
City: Welgemoed, Cape Town
Job Category: Financial Services
Position Type: Permanent
Division: Sanlam
Business Unit: Sanlam Investment Cluster
Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Position Details”
Sanlam Investments cluster

Sanlam Investments consists of leading investment and wealth management businesses in South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Australia and Europe.

The business is diversified across a broad range of specialist investment businesses. Its areas of expertise include conventional asset management, alternative investment solutions, collective investment schemes, employee benefits, property asset management, private client investment management and stockbroking, multi-management, structured products, private equity fund management and risk management. It provides these investment services to a diverse client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and government agencies.

Sanlam Private Wealth:

Sanlam Private Wealth is a cluster within Sanlam Investments and is a specialised investment house that manages assets for high net worth individuals, cultural organisations, charitable institutions and similar entities with investable assets of more than R1 million. We have the necessary capabilities and systems to provide a wide range of investment services, including domestic and offshore investment portfolios, stockbroking and allied services.

Sanlam Private Wealth has recently been recognised for the second year running as SA’s top wealth manager in Intellidex-Moneyweb’s annual survey. This prestigious award is the result of a yearly survey of South Africa’s top private banks and wealth managers. Sanlam Private Wealth is recognised for the wide range of services we offer, our growth strategy, international presence and ability to draw upon Sanlam Private Wealth’s and Sanlam’s collective expertise, thus providing our clients with a truly client focussed, bespoke wealth management service.

Our results have reinforced that Sanlam Private Wealth consistently strives to deliver client centric solutions and services for our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively manage all client and intermediary queries and process their requests (For example, portfolio queries, tax reports, etc.)
  • Collate Corporate Actions with Portfolio Manager and clients
  • Collate Private Placements with Portfolio Manager and clients
  • Responsible for collating client payment information and documentation
  • Responsible for collating share transfer information and documentation
  • Responsible for quality check on all mandates and FICA information
  • Ad hoc administrative duties
  • Monitor safe custody fees on BDA system
  • Follow up on debit lists
  • Monitor At Home positions
  • Manage the diary for Portfolio Manager(s)
  • Prepare Information packs for meetings

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree
  • Registered person exam (would be an advantage but not mandatory)
  • Basic understanding of the Private Client business and the stock-broking environment
  • Experience within a financial services industry is essential
  • Experience in a stock-broking environment is essential
  • Bonds and Safex exams would be an advantage


  • Technical competencies:
  • Computer literacy (MS office suite)
  • Working knowledge of BDA/ MAIA

Behavioral competencies:

  • Strong numerical orientation
  • Highly organised with a high level of customer focus
  • Accurate and detail orientated
  • Critical and analytical capability
  • Ability to perform well under pressure and show maturity, confidence and resilience
  • Excellent listening, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Pro-active approach to work, clients, problem solving
  • Learning agility and curiosity
  • Assertive
  • Passionate ownership for results