Clicks is recruiting for the Trainee Store Manager Programme

Job Summary

Clicks Group is recruiting for the Trainee Store Manager Programme.

Closing date: 14 March 2024

Location: Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth)

Job Purpose

To train and be able to manage all departments of the store and once found competent to assume the relevant management duties thereby supporting and assisting the store manager in their duties or during their absence.

About Clicks Group

Founded nearly 55 years ago in 1968, Clicks Group is the country’s leading health, beauty and wellness retailer and the largest retail pharmacy chain, with an expanding network of over 850 stores and 670 pharmacies supported by a growing omni channel presence.

As a leader in the healthcare market, Clicks Group is committed to increasing access to affordable primary healthcare for all South Africans through its Clicks Retail pharmacy, pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution businesses.

We are passionate about leading innovation within the unique attributes of our Group. Our focus on a clear vision and growth strategy provides our people with unlimited opportunities.

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Our Group’s talent strategy is to employ customer-centric people with a confident, ‘can do’ attitude, who are committed and professional.

Duties & Responsibilities

To fully understand and to take ownership of own development towards completing the Trainee Manager programme ensuring self-readiness for sign off within 12 months.

To train and be found competent in all departments of the store and thereafter be able to assist the SM in such departments and in managing the store as required.

To attend all required classroom training sessions as per the TM programme and implement the learning’s and/or skills within the store environment under the guidance of the SM.

To be a role model for staff presenting the image and behaviours of management to which the company aspires through its values.

To ensure a high level of customer care through being visible and by proactively approaching customers at all times.


  • Relevant 3 year tertiary qualification (Business Management, Retail Management, Business Science, Marketing Management, Finance Management, HR Management ) (Essential)
  • In possession of a matric certificate (Grade 12) with pure Maths 50% and English 50% (Essential)
  • Retail and/or management experience (advantageous)
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  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Computer literacy and analysing skills
  • Planning and organising
  • Conflict management Competencies
  • Leading and Deciding
  • Supporting and coordinating

  • Interacting and presenting
  • Analysing and interpreting
  • Creating and conceptualising
  • Organising and executing
  • Adapting and coping
  • Enterprising and performing

How to Apply

Successful applicants will be required to enter into a work back agreement and will be required to work for Clicks as a qualified Pharmacist Assistant for a period equal to the length of the learnership period as a minimum

Contractual hours: 45hrs 6days

Kindly note that only applicants who meet the requirements will be contacted. We are committed to the principles of Employment Equity.

Closing date for applications is the 14 March 2024. Use the link below to apply:


  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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