Cosmetics Manager – JB Division Botswana

By | April 28, 2020

Cosmetics Manager – 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.

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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.

Vacancy Details

Employer: JB Division

Dis-Chem Pharmacies require a Cosmetics Manager for their Botswana Store in Francistown. Manage the cosmetic and beauty categories within the store. Oversee effective promoting and selling of Dis-Chem cosmetic and beauty products through excellent and consistent customer service. Ensure staffs is on the floor to assist customers

Minimum Requirements:

    • O Levels/ BGCSE
    • A minimum of 3 years’ cosmetics or beauty experience within a retail environment
    • Previous supervision and/management of a staff complement of around 7
    • Computer literate – MS Office
    • Willing and able to work retail hours


    • SAP experience
    • Qlikview experience

Job Specification:

    • Direct and support sales staff under the guidance of the Store Manager and in accordance with the Dis-Chem policies, procedures and retail working
    • Ensure Cosmetic Consultants are allocated to the right and relevant cosmetic and beauty
    • Ensure staff receives relevant training, and manage and encourage feedback from
    • Ensure the store is adequately staffed at all
    • Be accountable and manage stock control through effective planning and ordering of stock in collaboration with Dis-Chem’s warehouse and
    • Manage and address customer compliments and
    • Escalate serious and unresolved customer complaints to Store Manager or Regional Cosmetic
    • Maintain merchandising and displays, to ensure a high standard of cleanliness within the
    • Ensure monthly promotions are carried out to achieve department
    • Keep up to date with in-depth knowledge regarding products, brands and the
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    • Strong command of the English Language (written and oral)
    • Be a team player
    • Provide excellent customer service
    • Understand stock reports and sales (target and commission calculations)


    • Training, development and performance management of staff
    • Bilingual

 Special Conditions of Employment:

    • Willing and able to work retail hours
    • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport
    • Botswana citizen; or valid work permit
    • 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.

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