Department Manager: Toys | Takealot, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Department Manager (Toys) to join our team in Cape Town.

We’re a young, dynamic, hyper-growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.  We offer a market-related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, 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!

The position reports to the Division Manager.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Develop a comprehensive strategy/plan to drive growth across the department in sales, brands, suppliers, and new product listings
  • Plan to develop and drive growth across the department in sales, brands, suppliers, and new product listings
  • Drive innovation by sourcing and prioritizing new brands and suppliers according to this growth plan and in line with market trends and consumer demand
  • Deliver against key financial and service level performance indicators within the department (sales, margin, listings availability, stock cover, etc.)
  • Manage and develop supplier relationships, negotiate good prices, improve trading terms and manage suppliers according to strict SLAs
  • Develop a promotional program, source great deals, and manage site merchandising for the department
  • Support the operations team in delivering a world-class customer experience – monitor department returns, support the customer service team on product queries, and resolving any customer complaints
  • Manage stock and availability (including replenishment orders, stock cover)
  • Deliver on the customer experience within the department (ensuring products are delivered on time, supplier terms are aligned, product quality is managed, etc.)
Attributes required:
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude; self-motivated
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, ability to use data to inform decisions, identify the root cause and resolve problem
  • Strong product and buying planning skills
  • Ability to manage priorities according to clear prioritization and structured planning
  • Ability to build lasting supplier relationships and manage according to SLAs (existing industry networks a plus)
  • Comfortable with change and excellent team player
  • Passionate about the industry and the potential of e-commerce
  • Understanding of the key business drivers within the online retail
  • Entrepreneurial/commercial mindset
Qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree (Business Science or Commerce degree preferable)
  • 5 years related retail / commerce / e-commerce experience
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Existing industry networks are a significant plus
  • Proven track record of negotiation skills and strong relationship management
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 entrepreneurialthrives 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

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Delivery Assistant x6 – Worcester

Delivery Assistant x6 – Worcester

Location: Worcester, South Africa
Auto req ID: 248329BR


Job Description


Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

  • Minimum: NQF 4 or Grade 12 or similar relevant qualification
  • Valid Code 10 license older than 2 years with a PDP(For the Driver Salesman)



“PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer in line with the Employment Equity Act”

Job Type: Full-Time





Sales Admin Controller – Shoprite

Sales Admin Controller – Shoprite

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Categories: Administrative Support

Req ID: 236371BR

Job Description

  • Handles effective sales administration, sales reports for a division.
  • Maintain and calculates incentives for sales personnel.
  • Liaise with regional sales departments.
  • Ensure effective key accounts administration e.g. deals, pricing claims, rebates, Customer reviews, presentation decks, etc.
  • Reports to a Unit HOD.


  • 4 years experience in a Sales Admin environment
  • National Diploma and/or Certificate in Sales / Finance

“PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer in line with the Employment Equity Act” Job Type: Regular



Cape Town City Centre, Western Cape
Start date: ASAP
8 hrs p/shift
Work schedule: 6 shifts per week
 TBC p/hour

  • Matric
  • Experience: Cashier
  • English
  • Computer Skills
  • Basic numerical skills
  • Communication
  • Customer engagement
  • Operate electronic equipment
  • Accurately and efficiently ring on registers and accurately maintain all payment measures. Being able to work at a fast pace without error and issue the right amount of change.
  • Ensure that each customer receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment
  • which includes greeting and acknowledging every customer
  • maintaining outstanding standards and solid product knowledge.
  • Sufficient product and product code knowledge as well as maintaining an awareness of all promotions and advertisements.
  • Ensure that all money is accounted for. The need to balance tills on a daily basis.
  • The ability to order change before the change runs low and in the correct quantities.