11 July 2020

Massmart + Wallmart Store Operations Development Programme 2020

Massmart + Wallmart has a Store Operations Development Programme 2020 for graduates to successfully complete the theoretical and practical components of the Development Programme in accordance with the set Programme standards. 

The SODP provides delegates with the knowledge to understand the latest trends in the retail industry and strategic retail management issues, and to apply this knowledge within their respective stores.

The store operations development programme (SODP) has been designed to specifically attract and select graduates from universities of technology to fill our store talent pipeline.  The store operations trainees are typically high energy individuals who are keen to develop as career retailers in our st ores. They enjoy customer interaction and rolling up their sleeves to get the job done.

Job Objectives: 

• To demonstrate understanding of key retail theoretical concepts and their application in real-life business contexts. 
• To ensure participation in and completion of all individual and group assignments in line with the required Programme standards. 
• To ensure understanding of and adherence to all company policies and procedures in the execution of Programme learning activities. 
• To effectively take part in the mentorship and buddy programmes to ensure continuous learning and acquisition of meaningful work experience. 
• To ensure appropriate use and tenure of all company assets (laptop, 3G card, etc.) to avoid unnecessary expenditure. 
• To participate in the annual Massmart Customer Survey to assist the Company in future planning processes. 
• To successfully execute on-the-job training in line with specific role requirements and divisional line manager's expectations.

Minimum Requirements
  • Final year or completed a three year National Diploma or a Bachelor of Technology/Advanced Diploma.

At Massmart we drive excellence to achieve price leadership in the distribution of branded consumer goods through an exceptional multi-format wholesale and retail portfolio. It takes visionary leaders to inspire and unleash the talent of our people in order to achieve retail excellence and growth. If you are bright, ambitious and aligned with our values and foresee the possibility of building a long-term career in retail, Massmart is a place where you will thrive.

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