• Date Listed 20/11/2014
  • Location

    Green Point & Waterfront, Atlantic Seaboard

  • Advertised By Agency
  • Job Type Full-Time


Leading wholesale and retail fashion group in South Africa, internationally recognised, seeking a Product Manager for their V&A Waterfront store.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years within a similar role within a high end retail environment.

Salary- R 12 000.00 – R 15 000.00 CTC (Depending on experience)



Job description


Driving the business

  • Understands the key requirements of the role and relevant branch policies procedures and processes.
  • Takes personal responsibility for contributing to the store’s performance.
  • Communicates to the team clear objectives based around key targets.
  • Helps to ensure that all of their back of house activities are undertaken efficiently ensuring time on the floor is a priority


Delivering the brand

  • Knows and understands the brand and its objectives, guidelines and visual propositions.
  • Acts as an ambassador for the brand at all times.
  • Helps to motivate the team to be passionate about the brand.
  • Checks and reinforces the team’s understanding of all key brand messages.


Putting the customer first


  • Leads by example in terms of service delivery and demonstrates that customers come first.
  • Measures service against the agreed standard and identifies actions to improve.
  • Uses available customer service data to motivate the team to improve service. e.g rewards for data capture
  • Recognises and takes opportunities to carry out one-to-one coaching on effective service


Inspiring performance

  • Contributes to the implementation of all people management processes effectively
  • Ensures that people get the recognition they deserve.
  • Motivate and encourage the team.
  • Is approachable
  • Ensures that everyone in the team feels valued for their contribution.
  • Spots winners and develops the potential of the team.
  • Ensures all staff is communicated to effectively.


Working with People

  • Adapts own style to different situations whilst still being viewed as consistent in their approach.
  • Always considers impact on others and thinks before acting.
  • Diplomatic in their dealings with the team.
  • Communicates regularly to ensure everyone is aware of team objectives.


Maximising own impact

  • Delivers on agreed commitments.
  • Prepared to ask for help when potential issues arise.
  • Assesses workload on an ongoing basis and delegates, reprioritises and re-plans to ensure completion.
  • Reviews progress against plans and flexes accordingly.
  • Quickly distinguishes between the important and the urgent.
  • Recognises the potential to learn from their Store Manager and Assistant store manager. Is willing to share information learned with their manager.


Making the right choices

  • Knows and understands the basic data and information available.
  • Takes time to analyse data in detail, uses it to take action and then evaluates the action taken.
  • Follows a logical process when making a decision and is able to explain that process to others.
  • Presents problems to Store Manager and Assistant store manager with possible solutions in mind.


Clear credit and clear criminal record as per clients requirements

South African citizens only




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