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Dis-Chem Pharmacies invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for Retail Store Assistant Vacancies at their various stores in South Africa.

Closing date: 14 December 2023

Retail Store Assistant Vacancies at Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 – Matric or Senior Certificate
  • Minimum 1 – 2 years’ experience in a similar role

Job  Description:

Receiving and Capturing:

  • Receive all warehouse goods and invoices in accordance with company policy and standard operating procedures.
  • Return all unordered or damaged goods delivered to the store and accurately complete credit notes for non-acceptance.
  • Capture invoices and check goods received against invoices for total accuracy.
  • Ensure accurate verifying and capturing of physical goods receipts for the store in accordance with company policy and standard operating procedures.

Store Inventory Monitoring:

  • Facilitate stock rotation to prevent stock from reaching its expiry date before selling.
  • Ensure safe storage of products particularly fragile items
  • Coordinate regular inventory audits.
  • Place orders to replenish merchandise as needed.
  • Regulate stock from receiving area to the storeroom.

Customer Service:

  • Ensure Sales Assistants provide a friendly, helpful and courteous assistance while implementing a high standard of customer care and service.
  • Escalate and investigate unresolved customer complaints to management.
  • Check the manual point’s allocation on card reports and statements, to ensure all manual allocations are given through to store management daily.
  • Adhere to excellent telephone etiquette at all-time according to Dis-Chem standard operating procedures.

Stock Loss Prevention:

  • Ensure that outgoing stock/ items/ scripts are scanned and paid for.
  • Keep daily takings (cash, cheques, vouchers, card slips, line voids and incomplete dockets) inside the till drawer until they are placed in the drop safe.
  • Report bad and suspicious behaviour for both staff and customers to management.
  • Ensure that no unauthorised access is granted to the store via the good receiving area.

Team Supervision:

  • Supervise an accountable, full service team who understand and strive to meet the needs of all customers.
  • Motivate optimal performance of team, ensuring all quality standards and agreed benchmarks and objectives are met.
  • Train employees in order to know how to use all equipment in the correct manner and adheres to the appropriate use of the equipment.


  • Knowledge of retail operations and administration
  • Comprehending fundamental arithmetic’s
  • Conveys ideas and facts verbally using language
  • Addresses customer questions in a timely manner
  • Basic computer skills(Word,Excel,and Outlook),numerical skills.SAP.UNISOLV

Special conditions of employment:

  • South African Citizen
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit
  • Driver’s license and/or own reliable transport

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market related salary
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account

How to apply:

Kindly use the links below to apply at your preferred location.

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

Closing date: Not stated

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Location: Westville, KwaZulu-Natal

Closing date: 12 December 2023

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Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

Closing date: 14 December 2023

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