Department Manager: Pets

Job Description

takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Department Manager to join our team in Cape Town.

We are 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
  • Source and prioritize 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 programme, 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)

Responsibilities + Skills

takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com 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, its all in the execution after all.

Education

Strong analytical ability, uses data to inform decisionsStrong willingness to learnProven track record of negotiation and stakeholder managementEntrepreneurial/commercial mindset

Experience

Bachelors degree (commerce degree preferable)3 years commercial/retail experience

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 26th December 2019
  • Designation: Department Manager: Pets
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 26th December 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: takealot.com.
  • Address:
  • Website: www.takealot.com
  • Company Profile:
  • Takealot.com was officially launched in June 2011, following the successful acquisition of an existing ecommerce business called Take2 by the US-based investment firm, Tiger Global Management and Kim Reid in October 2010. Today, takealot.com is the leading ecommerce retailer in ... Read moreMission: Takealot.com’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, and has built a foundation on the simple concept that the customer comes first.The success of the business is based on its ability to delight customers with amazing customer service. Takealot.com is dedicated to improving the customer experience, from the moment you arrive on the website or app and place an order to when it arrives at your door. 

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