Health Care Advisor

Job Title: Health Care Advisor
Recruiter: Clicks REF: 28825/CLCK/Health Care Advisor – Clicks Park Meadows/181017
AA/EE: Applicable Contract Permanent
Location: Bedfordview Available: ASAP
Category: Health & Fitness Offer: Market Related

Overview

Are you passionate about health and wellness products and helping people look and feel good? Are you confident to engage and communicate your knowledge of our healthcare, nutrition, supplement and vitamin products with our customers? We have an exciting opportunity in a Clicks’ store for a Healthcare Assistant who will report to the Store Manager.

Purpose and Objectives

Job Purpose:

  • To deliver service excellence through the provision of professional and knowledgeable advice on healthcare, nutrition, supplement and vitamin products, the promotion and effective management of merchandise and general housekeeping in order to build customer loyalty and maximise sales.

Job Objectives:

  • To consult with customers, answer product based questions and advise customers in selecting the best products and services that meet their needs.
  • To drive and maximise sales of the department through by proactively driving promotions, cross-selling and up-selling in order to ensure that monthly targets are consistently met.
  • To monitor sales, regularly evaluate the performance of products and offer suggestions that results in improved product offerings and increased sales.
  • To maintain updated knowledge on all related products, ranges, promotions and events in order to provide the correct information to customers at all times.
  • To efficiently execute all operational activities within the department, including effective stock management, minimising shrinkage and ensuring a high standard of general housekeeping and administration.
  • To ensure all in-store visual merchandising, in-store presentation and promotional standards within the department are consistently met.
  • To deliver superior customer service by acting as a brand ambassador, being visible and offering a friendly and professional service.
  • To promote the Clicks clubcard and to enroll new clubcard members in order to achieve the clubcard participation targets.
  • To facilitate the brand being the customer’s first choice health and beauty retailer by living and driving the company values.

Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Essential: Grade 12
  • Desirable: Relevant qualification
  • Desirable: Experience within a retail / FMCG environment / sales or marketing environment

Skills, Abilities and Job Related Knowledge:

  • Understanding and application of selling principles
  • Retail/FMCG background and understanding of merchandising and promotions principles
  • Understanding of stock management procedures
  • Knowledge of customer service excellence
  • Results and target driven
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Good communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Engaging and confident
  • Knowledge of and passion for healthcare, nutrition, supplement and vitamin products

Competencies:

  • Persuading and influencing
  • Relating and Networking
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Following instructions and procedures
  • Working with people
  • Planning and organising
  • Commercial Thinking
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks

Kindly note only applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted.

All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan.  We also encourage people with disabilities to apply.

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