Fitness Supplements Advisor
Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Permanent
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Posted 12 February 2020 - Closing Date 13 March 2020

Job Details

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies' requires the services of a reputable Health Focus Consultants specialising in Vitamins and Supplements for their Durban Region.
You will be responsible for effectively promoting and selling Dis-Chem Health Focus products through consistent customer service,

Minimum Requirements:

Essential:

  • Grade 12 / Matric 
  • Minimum of 6 months’ sales experience in a Vitamins / Health environment
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Computer literate – MS Office
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Willing and able to work retail hours

Advantageous:

  • Qualification in BSc Biomedicine and/or BSc Biotechnology, or relevant qualification within the health focus field
  • Sales experience in a retail environment
  • Experience in the health industry (vitamins, supplements or health foods)
  • Fluent in a 2nd language prominently spoken in the area


Job description:

  • Assist and advise customers, and ensure the highest levels of customer care and service are met
  • Assist with back shopping when requested to do so, to ensure the effective operation of the department and store
  • Keep merchandise displays in the health focus area stocked and faced up
  • Report all price discrepancies to management as they appear
  • Adhere to store layouts within the Health Department
  • Ensure broadsheet items are well displayed, merchandised, promoted and available
  • Implement promotional displays and merchandising material
  • Achieve monthly team, brand and vendor targets
  • Keep abreast with new products and product lines
  • Follow the Health Department’s administrative processes and procedures, including, but not limited to, weekly returns, stock control and monitoring of stock levels


Competencies:

Essential:

  • Promotions and personal selling
  • Customer service
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Basic report analysis
  • Team player
  • Time management
  • Honest and trustworthy

Advantageous:

  • Product knowledge and stock control
  • Bilingual


Special conditions of employment:

  • Willing and able to work retail hours
  • Able and physically fit for walking, standing, climbing, kneeling, bending, and pushing, pulling lifting and moving objects
  • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport
  • South African citizen
  • Clear credit and criminal records


Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market-related salary + commission
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account


ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN A MONTH AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.


Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.