Cashier – JB Division Botswana

By | April 28, 2020

Cashier – JB Division Botswana

About JB Division

Dis-Chem has been South Africa’s first choice in pharmacies since 1978, with our linked dispensaries, family clinics, non-pharmaceutical and comprehensive self-medication centres.

Our Head Office is based in Midrand, Johannesburg and we have over 150 stores spread across Southern Africa. We employ over 18 000 full-time and part-time employees, where we give our employees training to ensure that they have the greatest possible support to do their work and develop themselves as individuals.

As a leading specialist in beauty, healthy food, sports supplements, health and well-being, we offer the widest ranges in these categories and expert advice.

In 2016, Dis-Chem listed 27.5% on the JSE and it was the second-largest IPO on the exchange. The Group is still managed by its original founders, Ivan and Lynette Saltzman being the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director respectively.

Our Loyalty Benefits Programme is one of the most highly rated loyalty programmes in South Africa as it offers unbeatable discounts.

We have been rated as the country’s best pharmacy chain by Professional Management Review, have been voted as the Best Pharmacy, Best Medical Supply Store and Best Health Store in The Star Your Choice and Pretoria News Readers Survey.

We are a recipient of the Leisure Options Readers’ Choice Awards and in 2014, we were voted the best pharmacy brand by Readers Digest SA. We have been voted the coolest Health and Beauty Specialist in the 2016/2018 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards.

We have a vast network of devoted suppliers who assist in satisfying the needs of hundreds of customers on a daily basis.

Our social responsibility programme is managed through the Dis-Chem Foundation. The aim of the Foundation is to provide care and support to improve the lives of individuals while relieving the burden on communities, family and friends.

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Vacancy Details

Employer: JB Division

Dis-Chem Pharmacies requires experienced Cashiers for their Botswana, Gaborone – Airport Junction Store. To support customer service at the point of sale while ensuring a world-class shopping experience. Record customer transactions on the Dis-Chem operating system according to company policies & standard operating procedures, with zero tolerance toward inaccuracies & elimination of fraud risk


    • O levels / BGCSE
    • A minimum of 6 months’ experience cashier/till operations experience
    • Computer literate – MS Office
    • Sound numerical skills
    • Strong command of the English language
    • Basic customer service
    • Willing and able to work retail hours

Job Description:

    • Adhere to Dis-Chem’s customer service policies and procedures
    • Establish a professional relationship with customers
    • Report customer complaints and compliments to the Frontline Supervisor, or store management
    • Adhere to the customer turnover hourly rate
    • Be aware of current sales and promotions
    • Ensure colleagues and customers are not exposed to any risk
    • Carry out and manage Dis-Chem 5 star communication principles
    • Be responsible for cash flow
    • Ensure all line voids and price changes are approved and signed off by the supervisor
    • Exchange merchandise for customers and accept returned goods by customers when authorised to do so
    • Transact all purchases – receive and process all payments (cash, bank cards, vouchers, coupons, other forms of payments) accepted by Dis-Chem
    • Process all loyalty cards including those of our accelerator partners (Discovery Health Care, Medihelp Lifestage, Momentum Multiply, Legacy Lifestyle, ABSA Rewards and eBucks)
    • Ensure cash is placed in drop safe according to Dis-Chem’s SOPs
    • Ensure usage of your code and password is restricted to only you; is safe, and is changed regularly
    • Ensure all outgoing stock/items/scripts are scanned and paid for
    • Ensure that all money is strictly kept safely and securely inside the till
    • Handle daily takings confidentially, and only discuss with management
    • Be alert, recognise and report suspicious behaviour to management
    • Address queries regarding store merchandise
    • Adhere to Dis-Chem’s security policies and procedures
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    • In-depth knowledge of operating cash registers, and maintaining cash drawers
    • Knowledge of processing sales, refunds and payments
    • Strong command of English (written and oral)
    • Accuracy
    • Attention to detail
    • Presentable
    • Emotional intelligence
    • Social awareness
    • Accountability
    • Problem-solving
    • Analyse basic reports
    • Trustworthy and honest
    • Time management


    • Third additional language

Special conditions of employment:

    • Willing and able to work retail hours
    • Reliable transport and/or reside in close proximity to the store
    • Clear credit and criminal records

Remuneration and benefits:

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


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.

Apply before Wednesday, April 29, 2020 – 2 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.