Tel: +27 21 551 1337 Email: spr@starjobs.co.za

Area Manager Retail (Ref 105)

Cape Town. Salary – market related.  Based at Head Office in CBD.

Our client is a dynamic business environment where their staff is constantly challenged to reinvent the way they do business in order to keep at the forefront of the South African fashion industry.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with proven retail management experience and the ability to work within a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. This focused and experienced retail professional, must share their commitment to fashion, quality and customer service excellence and will assist in maximizing turnover and profits; controlling expenses within budget and improving the visual appeal and customer service of all stores based in his/her area. The incumbent will be responsible for managing and meeting KPI’s in 6-8 stores. The areas under this portfolio fall under the Western Cape Region.

Qualification/s:

  • Matric (a business related qualification will be an advantage)

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Previous experience as an Area Manager of multiple stores

Successful candidate must be computer literate in Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook)

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple locations within a specified region, ensuring that all operations are in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Travelling to towns outside of Cape Town might be required in this role
  • Develop and implement strategies to achieve operational and financial goals.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to managers and employees, ensuring that they are well-trained and motivated to achieve their objectives.
  • Monitor and analyse financial reports, including sales, expenses, and profitability, and take corrective action as needed.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers and vendors.
  • Conduct regular site visits to ensure that all locations are meeting performance expectations.
  • Ensure that all facilities are maintained to company standards.
  • Manage and resolve employee and customer issues as they arise with emotional intelligence.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as marketing and human resources, to ensure that all locations are aligned with company goals and values.
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of new employees.
  • Candidate will be expected to operate and manage independently
  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft office (excel, word, Outlook etc)
  • Energetic, self-motivated and resilient with a flair for fashion
  • Excellent verbal and written communicate skills
  • Excellent management and IR skills
  • Knowledge of merchandising principles and fashion & customer centric

 

Please submit your CV and kindly let us know what you are/were earning please?

External Sales Consultant – Hospitality (Ref 105)

Cape Town & Garden Route.   Own reliable vehicle needed + valid driver’s license.

Salary R15-R20k + commission + fuel allowance.

Our client is looking for an energetic individual who is naturally sales orientated and driven. This person will drive and grow a new brand.  This person must have an excellent referenced sales background and proven track record calling on Hotels, lodges and high end restaurants throughout the Western Cape and Garden Route areas.  This position is in the furniture / lighting and similar products.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Matric
  • Minimum 3 years’ sales experience in the hospitality industry
  • Positive attitude, be professional and dedicated
  • Must have sales techniques and skills
  • Exceptionally well groomed and presentable

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to Sales Manager
  • Phoning and setting up appointments with potential clients
  • Sourcing new opportunities to acquire new clients
  • Quotations and follow up on sales
  • Closing of sales successfully

Working hours:  Monday – Thursday 07:30 – 5PM; Fridays 07:30 to 4pm

Merchandiser – Fashion (Ref 105)

Century City.  Salary market related.   Own vehicle needed.

My client is a well-known established company within the fashion/garment apparel industry.

We are looking for a fashion merchandising with previous experience in this industry to be an assistant to the Senior Fashion Merchandiser.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Someone who has sound technical understanding on both Woven fabric, Knit fabric and Knitwear products across Menswear, Ladies wear, Kids wear and Infant/New Born.
  • Liaise and attend brief meetings with customers.
  • Prepare for all meetings with customers and suppliers.
  • Negotiate costings with suppliers in Madagascar, Mauritius, Bangladesh, India.
  • Check all PO’s received from customer.
  • Ensure all communications to the customer and suppliers are clear.
  • Responsibilities includes chasing in lab dip, Trims, CADS, print strike offs, bulk fabric and sample submissions relative to each confirmed style.
  • Send lab dips, cad, strike offs, trims, fabric and fits for approval.
  • Check parcels received from suppliers.
  • Ensure all information is correct on the parcel letter and submissions to the customer.
  • Physical measurement checks on samples (fits, PPS, SS) according to measurement guide of each customer.
  • Deliver parcels to customers.
  • Store visits to see what’s trending and what’s selling in store.
  • Send style ideas to customers on a regular basis.
  • Do research and create seasonal presentations of the latest fashion trends.
  • Show newness and develop new styles with the suppliers to present to customers per season.
  • Keep track of the capacity tracker and status of Greige fabric ordering per customer.
  • Follow and understand the critical path, as well as maintain this on a daily basis.
  • Manage samples and ensure all samples are returned from the customers.
  • General Admin and maintenance of style files on a daily basis.
  • Please submit your CV with photo and kindly let me know what you are currently earning please?

Senior Fashion Merchandiser (Ref 105)

Century City.  Salary Market related. Depending on experience.  Own vehicle needed.

My client is a well-known established company within the fashion/garment apparel industry.

We are looking for an experience senior fashion merchandising who can run their own accounts and secure new business.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Someone who has sound technical understanding on both Woven fabric, Knit fabric and Knitwear products across Menswear, Ladies wear, Kids wear and Infant/New Born.
  • Liaise and attend brief meetings with customers.
  • Prepare for all meetings with customers and suppliers.
  • Negotiate costings with suppliers in Madagascar, Mauritius, Bangladesh, India.
  • Check all PO’s received from customer.
  • Ensure all communications to the customer and suppliers are clear.
  • Responsibilities includes chasing in lab dip, Trims, CADS, print strike offs, bulk fabric and sample submissions relative to each confirmed style.
  • Send lab dips, cad, strike offs, trims, fabric and fits for approval.
  • Check parcels received from suppliers.
  • Ensure all information is correct on the parcel letter and submissions to the customer.
  • Physical measurement checks on samples (fits, PPS, SS) according to measurement guide of each customer.
  • Deliver parcels to customers.
  • Store visits to see what’s trending and what’s selling in store.
  • Send style ideas to customers on a regular basis.
  • Do research and create seasonal presentations of the latest fashion trends.
  • Show newness and develop new styles with the suppliers to present to customers per season.
  • Keep track of the capacity tracker and status of Greige fabric ordering per customer.
  • Follow and understand the critical path, as well as maintain this on a daily basis.
  • Manage samples and ensure all samples are returned from the customers.
  • General Admin and maintenance of style files on a daily basis.
  • Please submit your CV with photo and kindly let me know what you are currently earning please?

Business Dev Rep (Ref 108)

Company Overview: Star Personnel is a distinguished, owner-managed recruitment and selection firm, proudly standing as one of South Africa’s oldest in the industry. Established on the principles of excellence, integrity, and client satisfaction, Star Personnel has a rich legacy in providing top-notch recruitment solutions.   Learn more at www.starpersonnel.co.za .
We are growing our team with a B2B Business Development Representative.

Position: Business Development Representative

Location: Remote (within South Africa and internationally)

Job Type: Full-time or Part-time

Job Overview: As a Business Development Representative at Star Personnel, you will play a pivotal role in expanding our client base both locally and internationally. The primary responsibilities include prospecting, cold calling, and negotiating with potential clients to fulfill their recruitment needs. The market is vast and offers numerous opportunities for a motivated individual to thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Prospecting and Lead Generation:
    • Identify and research potential clients locally and internationally.
    • Generate leads through various channels, including online research, networking, and industry events.
  2. Cold Calling and Outreach:
    • Initiate contact with prospective clients through effective and engaging cold calling.
    • Present Star Personnel’s services and value proposition clearly and persuasively.
  3. Client Relationship Management:
    • Build and nurture strong relationships with clients, understanding their unique recruitment needs.
    • Collaborate with clients to develop tailored solutions that meet their staffing requirements.
  4. Negotiation and Deal Closing:
    • Conduct negotiations with potential clients, ensuring mutually beneficial agreements.
    • Close deals and secure long-term partnerships with new clients.
  5. Market Analysis:
    • Stay abreast of industry trends, competitor activities, and market dynamics.
    • Provide regular reports on market conditions and opportunities.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven experience in business development, sales, or a related field in a B2B environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong negotiation abilities with a persuasive and confident approach.
  • Self-motivated, independent, and able to work remotely without constant supervision.
  • Ability to work flexible hours while demonstrating effective time management skills.

Perks:

  • Remote work opportunities, enabling you to work from any location within South Africa or internationally.
  • Flexible working hours, allowing you to manage your own schedule within reasonable bounds.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes and a compelling cover letter outlining their relevant experience and why they are a great fit for this role. Please send applications to spr@starjobs.co.za or apply below.

Star Personnel is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Application Deadline: 19 January 2024

IT Security Engineer (Cape Town) (Ref 109)

As an IT Security Engineer, you will play a crucial role in developing and implementing security measures, conducting assessments and tests, and providing expert advice to clients. Your certifications, experience, and skills in network security, cryptography, and security technologies will be instrumental in fulfilling your responsibilities.

Job Requirements

Develop and implement security policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations for our own SOC. Conduct security audits, risk assessments, and penetration testing to identify vulnerabilities in clients’ systems. Design and implement security solutions to protect against cyber attacks, data breaches, and other security threats. Stay up-to-date with the latest security trends, tools, and technologies, and recommend security best practices to clients. Manage security incidents and perform forensic investigations when necessary. Collaborate with clients to understand their security requirements and provide expert advice on security-related issues. Develop and implement security policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations for our own SOC.

Qualifications

You must hold the following Microsoft certifications: AZ-500 MS-500 Minimum of 5 years of experience in information security. Strong understanding of network security, cryptography, and secure coding practices. Experience with security technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and vulnerability scanners. Familiarity with security frameworks such as NIST, ISO 27001, and PCI-DSS. Skilled in Microsoft Sentinel (SIEM), Microsoft Defender, Azure Active Directory, Nessus, Sophos, Defender 365, Information Security, IT Risk acceptances, IT Risk management, Audit Tracking, and IT Service Delivery. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong communication and interpersonal skills

 

Salary R35K to R45K dependent on experience

 

Azure Cloud Engineer (Cape Town) (Ref 109)

Be part a dynamic work environment that fosters growth & development. Our client is a fast growing technology solutions provider specializing in offering innovative it solutions that empower clients to stay ahead in competitive markets. We currently have a position available for a skilled and motivated Azure Engineer to join the team and take on a crucial role in the design, implementation, and maintenance of our Azure cloud infrastructure. As an Azure Engineer, you will be responsible for managing various components of our Azure environment, ensuring optimal performance, security, and reliability. If you have a solid foundation in Linux and Microsoft server environments, possess strong networking and SQL skills, and have are MS certified on Azure Fundamentals certification, we encourage you to apply. Additional Microsoft certifications and experience with DevOps practices will be considered advantageous.

 

Job requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).

Solid understanding of Linux and Microsoft server environments, including administration, configuration, and troubleshooting.

Familiarity with networking concepts such as IP addressing, subnets, DNS, VPNs, and firewall configurations.

Proficiency in SQL and database management principles.

Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals certification is mandatory.

Additional Microsoft certifications such as Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate or Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate are highly desirable.

Experience with DevOps practices and tools, such as Azure DevOps, PowerShell, and Git, is a plus.

Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze and resolve technical issues.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Self-motivated, eager to learn, and able to adapt to new technologies and methodologies.

 

Salary R30K and R40K

 

Sales Representative IT (Cape Town) (Ref 109)

Be part a dynamic work environment that fosters growth & development. Our client is a fast growing technology solutions provider specializing in offering innovative it solutions that empower clients to stay ahead in competitive markets. We are looking for an ambitious driven individual to join the team as an internal sales representative with experience in the IT sector. You will be responsible for handling all network and computer hardware sales for both new and existing clients.

 

  • Proven experience in internal sales, preferably in the information technology industry with a focus on hardware solutions.
  • Deep knowledge of hardware products, including servers, workstations, networking equipment, storage solutions, and peripherals.
  • Strong sales and negotiation skills, with a track record of successfully closing deals and achieving sales targets.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish long-term relationships with clients.
  • Ability to understand and articulate technical concepts to non-technical audiences effectively.
  • Self-motivated and results-driven, with a proactive mindset and a strong desire for personal and professional growth.
  • Proficiency in using Autotask and other sales tools to manage customer relationships and track sales activities would be advantages, but can be taught.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management abilities, with the capacity to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment and adapt to changing business needs.

Salary: Basic R10K to R20K (based on experience) plus generous commission incentive.

Mid Delphi/C# Software Developer (Ref 109)

Our client, a global leader in supply chain management systems, are seeking an experienced mid/senior Full-Stack Developer with a passion for delivering beautiful, intuitive software. The ideal candidate would ideally have C# skills and a proven track record of delivering working software in iterations. Based in Somerset West – Salary negotiable.

Responsibilities

  • Develop numerous, high-quality applications that provide a delightful user experience
  • Help define the technical architecture of the project/product
  • Work with the team to translate existing requirements into robust, scalable software solutions.
  • Translate technical improvements into business process improvements, understandable by business stakeholders.
  • Develop elegant, responsive, high performance, cross-platform solutions
  • Develop, debug, and modify components of software applications and tools
  • Support and troubleshoot data and/or system issues as needed
  • Actively participate in code and design reviews
  • Work with team members to develop prototypes as necessary and validate ideas with a data-driven approach.

Requirements

  • 5+ Years of experience in C# programming language.
  • 3+ Years of experience in Delphi programming but not essential.
  • Comfortable working in both frontend and backend frameworks
  • Working knowledge with relational DBs
  • Must have solid knowledge and professional experience developing compelling web applications with HTML, DOM, CSS, AJAX, cross-browser compatibility issues, and client-side performance optimization.
  • Client facing experience with the ability to translate complex technical processes into layman’s terms for key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience with product ownership, development, or strategy is nice to have but not essential.
  • Experience using code versioning tools such as Git.
  • Experience writing unit, automated and integration tests.

Forward CV to john@starjobs.co.za

Business Development Manager (Ref 105)

Northern Suburbs CPT.  Salary market related.  No medical Aid or Prov fund but other benefits

Valid driver’s licence and Own vehicle mandatory

Purpose

To expand current acquisition and sales channels as well as identifying and developing new channels and growth opportunities outside the current online offering.

Strategic Leadership:

  • Own and build relationships with lead providers and manage service level agreements.

Business Development:

  • Responsible for driving acquisition of new SME customers and lead generation.
  • Represent the business in public forums, networking events and other as necessary, as a face of the business.
  • Identify opportunities and engage to source new partners, merchants, networks, banks, or other online lending platforms through which the company can grow its client base.
  • Manage, maintain, and develop new and existing marketing channels.
  • Ensure consistent and quality support for all referral and business partners.
  • Drive new and existing channel development to sustain business growth.
  • Work with lead generation and acquisition agencies to deliver SME customer growth and engagement in line with targets.

Financial Management:

  • Regular reporting against department objectives and annual calendar
  • Prepare updates, reports and presentations when requested

Market Research:

  • Regularly provide field-originated market intelligence and feedback regarding trends, industry needs, and customer preferences that assist in marketing and planning of initiatives to develop both new and existing accounts. Utilise this research to propose new channels, directions or products that the business should explore to improve market share.
  • Monitor relevant competitor activity and take appropriate action if required

Minimum Formal Qualifications and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Communication or similar

Minimum Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5-7 + years in business development and sales, of which at least 3 years in the lending or banking industries.

Technical/Business Competence:

  • Hands-on experience with multiple sales techniques (including cold calls)
  • Track record of achieving sales quotas
  • Understanding of sales performance metrics
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to deliver engaging presentations

Important Stakeholders:   Internal                Marketing, Operations

External               Prospective and current clients, affiliates/lead providers

 

Please submit your CV with photo to nina@starjobs.co.za and kindly let me know what you are/were earning please?

Star Personnel Recruitment

Star Personnel Recruitment