Petshop Science Manager – Whale Coast area (Hermanus)

Western Cape, Full Time Deadline: Aug 21, 2023

Purpose of the Job

To effectively manage our Pet Science store by ensuring that operational, administrative and managerial duties are met with the Checkers Pet Science brand image in mind. Furthermore, manage stock and staff effectively, ensure that security measures are according to standards and maximise the store's profitability.

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Job Objectives

To ensure that sales and profit are generated.
Ensure that the Pet Science store complies with labour and other laws.
To meet customer expectations.
To manage stock according to company policy.
Ensure the continuous training and development of all employees.


Grade 12 – Essential
Degree/Diploma – Advantageous


Min of 5 years’ management experience in a Pet Store
Knowledge and experience in managing inventory, buying, staff, pet merchandising and costs and profitability of a Pet Store.

Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of the Pet Product Industry

Pet nutrition
Pet grooming products
Pet toys
OTC / Alternative medication for pets

Knowledge of different types of pets

Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent customer service
Knowledge of computer systems.