Health Focus Internship
Gauteng, ZA
11d ago


Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the committed services of a Health Focus Intern for their Stores in the Gauteng Region. Successful applicants will be required to work in Dis-

Chem stores specifically in the functional foods, nutrition, vitamins and sports supplements department.

Essential :

  • Matric Grade 12 and or Higher Certificate with a minimum of Math Lit 50%
  • Qualification in BSc Biomedicine / BSc Biotechnology
  • Advantageous :

  • Experience in the Health industry (vitamins, supplements or health foods).
  • Job description :

  • Maximize the relevant category turnover and profit within the health department.
  • Assisting customers, ensuring optimal service within the health category.
  • Manage, deal and report customer complaints and complements.
  • To ensure that a high standard of merchandising and displays are in maintained in the health department.
  • Implement promotional displays and merchandising.
  • Follow the Health department administrative processes and procedures, including but not limited to weekly returns, stock control and monitoring of stock levels.
  • Ensure stock rotation on FIFO (First in, first out) basis.
  • Conduct monthly promotions and actively promote the Dis-Chem brand.
  • Competencies : Essential :

    Essential :

  • Knowledge of retail, sales, customer service, product knowledge and stock control.
  • English Read, write and speak. Customer Service.
  • Basic financial knowledge
  • Be a team player and customer service orientated - Be able to deal with customer complaints and queries.
  • Be able to work according to a task schedule. Good time management.
  • Advantageous :

  • 2nd Additional language.
  • Be able to read and interpret sales and stock reports.
  • Special conditions of employment :

  • Flexi Hours Per employment contract
  • Driver’s license and / or own reliable transport
  • Be able and willing to work Retail Hours Weekends / Public Holidays and Overtime
  • Remuneration and benefits :

  • Stipend
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