Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 31st ka January 2022.

Retail Assistant (Sales Administrator)

University of the Witwatersrand - Johannesburg, Gauteng

Full-Time | Retail

Closing date yi 31st ka January 2022

University of the Witwatersrand Retail Assistant (Sales Administrator) Johannesburg


  • The purpose of the job is to provide retail assistance in the Origins Centre shop and support museum operations.


  • Matric Certificate or equivalent
  • 3+ relevant experience in a retail environment (experience at the University or tertiary educational sector will be advantageous).
  • Experience working with card machine and cash sales

Skills & Competencies

  • Good understanding of sales processes and basic accounting
  • Computer literate (MS Word, Excel, Email, Internet), knowledge of Pastel is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of University operating systems and processes
  • Problem-solving skills, ability to take initiative
  • Excellent time management, ability to prioritise, make decisions and solve problems in a complex environment with competing demands
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal and organization skills.


Retail Administrator:

  • Customer Services
  • Sales & Ticketing
  • Cashing up and stock taking
  • Replenishing of stock and administrative related tasks

Safety & Security:

  • OHS&E – As per outlined role
  • Opening & Lock-up of the museum and the shop

Museum Operations:

  • School & Group Bookings (Securing bookings and administrative related tasks)
  • Provide Technical Assistance – Museum AV Systems for Activities & Events
  • House Keeping – Tech Rooms & Stores
  • Other tasks or activities which fall within the general functioning of the Origins Centre as determined by the Head of Origins and the operations Manager.

Additional Information

  • External applicants are invited to apply by registering their profile on the Wits i-Recruitment platform located and submitting applications.
  • Only applicants who meet the minimum requirements should apply by submitting a covering letter accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of all educational qualifications and identity document with names and e-mail addresses of 3 referees.
  • Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to a competency assessment.

Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 31st ka January 2022.

Lo msebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 20 ka January 2022