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Clicks Group Trainee Manager Programmes 2020

July 31, 2020

Clicks Group, a healthcare and beauty supply retailer, is calling on suitable candidates to submit an application for its Trainee Manager Programmes for its multiple locations across South Africa. Check the minimum requirements below to see if you are qualified to apply.

With more than 575 stores operating all over South Africa, Clicks Group is one of the biggest retail pharmacy chains in the country today. It has more than 300 in-store dispensaries including United Pharmaceutical Distributors, which is a full-line wholesaler of pharmaceutical products, and Clicks Direct Medicine, a courier pharmacy service that delivers directly to patients.

Clicks Group Trainee Manager Programmes 2020

Clicks Group is currently opening its Trainee Manager positions in a number of sites across South Africa. The position is under a fixed-term contract and aims to provide successful applicants the skills and aptitude to assume management duties in support of the store manager.

The duties and responsibilities of the Trainee Manager are as follows:

  • Gain full understanding and ownership of self-development in completing the programme and ensure readiness for sign-off by the end of programme
  • Ensure competence in providing assistance to the Store Manager in managing all departments of the store
  • Attend and participate in all classroom training sessions and apply learnings and skills within the store setting under the supervision of the SM
  • Be a role model for the staff by embodying the behaviors and image of management the company aspires through its values
  • Be visible and proactive in attending to customers to ensure great customer care

The Trainee Manager Programme is taking in applicants in the following locations:

  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Umtata
  • South Coast area
  • Zululand
  • Durban
  • Port Elizabeth

Who should apply?

Applicants are expected to meet these minimum qualification requirements:

  • Must have a three-year tertiary level qualification in Business Management, Business Science, Retail Management
  • Completed matric or Grade 12 with pure English (50%) and Maths (50%)
  • Work experience in management and/or retail is an advantage
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good analysis and computer skills
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills
  • Knowledgeable in conflict management
  • Creative, highly organized and enterprising
  • Able to quickly adapt and cope with different scenarios

What is the selection process?

Successful candidates will be selected in line with the company’s Employment Equity Plan. People living with disabilities are more than welcome to apply.

How do I apply?

Eligible applicants may apply by creating an account on Clicks Group’s recruitment page. Choose the appropriate location below and click on the “Apply” button to get started.

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 7 August 2020.

Contact Information

For enquiries, get in touch with Clicks Group at:

Phone: 010 140 3099


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