Pick n Pay is recruiting for Trainee Manager – Stores x8 posts

Job Summary

Pick n Pay is hiring for Trainee Manager – Stores.

Closing date: varies with job

Location: varies again, see below.

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing! Here is a career path to become a store manager.

Careers at Pick n Pay

Joining Pick n Pay is more than just securing a job; it’s embarking on a career. Working here becomes a way of life.

There are many different career paths at Pick n Pay. All offer great opportunities for personal and professional growth, as well as benefits and rewards for your skills and expertise.


  • Sound Numeracy skills and knowledge of retail industry
  • 2- 3 years retail experience an added advantage
  • Drivers License is essential
  • Must be able to pass given assessments at the required level
  • Must be successful in at least 2 competency based interviews

  • Must be flexible and willing to be transferred between stores
  • Must be willing to give authorization for a full credit and criminal check
  • Must be Matriculated (attach certified copy to application) Must have a valid South African ID (attach copy to application)
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license code 08 (attach certified copy of license)
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  • Monitor and develop other’s performance.
  • Acknowledges good performance, confronts and corrects poor performance
  • Solves new/unfamiliar problems by generating workable solutions
  • Ability to identify/prioritise urgent matters and attend to them immediately
  • Ability to influence confidently, firmly and fairly. Attention to detail.
  • Building relationships and promote teamwork
  • Be able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Results orientated

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that hygiene, housekeeping and safe working standards are maintained (floor and back-up)
  • Ensure that security procedures are adhered to
  • Ensure that merchandise/display standards are adhered to
  • Conduct regular quality checks, ensure that stock is rotated.

  • Damaged/expired stock is removed Prevent wastage/shrinkage/damages Check correct pricing e.g. labels
  • Ensure that all administration is completed accurately and timeously
  • Analyse, maintain and update relevant information/documentation, take required action when necessary
  • Plan and implement sales promotions

  • Approach and advise customers on the product, listen to customers’ requests, provide the required product or services.
  • Monitor budgets and take required action
  • Analyse profitability of department, make recommendations or take required actions
  • Optimise stock levels e.g. always in stock, never overstocked through effective ordering
  • Manage employees to ensure standards are maintained by competent, motivated employees
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Available vacancies

Here is a rundown list of available opportunities at Pick n Pay’s various centres in South Africa.

How to Apply

You apply online for these opportunities.


  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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