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  1. SENIOR CLERK – RETAIL PETIT
  2. CASHIER – RETAIL SWARTRUGGENS
  3. CASHIER – RETAIL PETIT
  4. CASHIER – RETAIL RANDFONTEIN
  5. JUNIOR PORTFOLIO MANAGER / GRAIN MARKETER – LICHTENBURG
  6. SENIOR CLERK (CONSUMERS) – RETAIL LICHTENBURG
  7. CLERK – RETAIL CENTRAL WAREHOUSE
  8. JUNIOR RISIKOBEAMPTE – LICHTENBURG
  9. ASSISTANT HUMAN CAPITAL OFFICER: SYSTEMS & DEVELOPMENT
  10. TECHNOLOGIST
  11. CLERK – RETAIL PETIT
  12. SENIOR GRAFIESE ONTWERPER
  13. ASSISTANT SHOP MANAGER

SENIOR CLERK – RETAIL PETIT

Purpose of the position:
The candidate will oversee the completion of clerical and administrative tasks at the retail outlet.

The responsibility of the position will include the following:

  • Inventory control, which includes orders, receipts, shipments, transfers, price marking and inventory counting;
  • Customer service, which may include compiling quotes, special orders, handling product enquiries, etc.
  • Administrative tasks that are normally required to operate a successful retail business

Minimum requirements:

  • The suitable candidate must be in possession of a Grade 12 certificate
  • The candidate must have at least two to three (2-3) years’ relevant experience in a retail environment
  • The candidate must be fully bilingual in Afrikaans and English.

Skills:

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Customer-oriented
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Be reliable and responsible

The closing date for applications is 19 February 2024.


CASHIER – RETAIL SWARTRUGGENS

Purpose of the position:
The incumbent is mainly responsible for terminal sales at the retail outlet.

The responsibilities of the position will include the following:

  • The encoding of transactions
  • Receiving of payments
  • Cash up of daily sales
  • Enhancement of client relationships
  • Assistance with stock takings
  • Administrative tasks that are normally required to operate a successful retail business

Minimum requirements:

  • The suitable candidate must be in possession of a senior certificate
  • At least one (1) year relevant experience
  • The candidate must be fully bilingual in Afrikaans and English

Skills:

  • Effective communication abilities
  • Must be customer-orientated
  • Must be reliable and responsible

The closing date for applications is 19 February 2024.
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CASHIER – RETAIL PETIT

Purpose of the position:
The incumbent is mainly responsible for terminal sales at the retail outlet.

The responsibilities of the position will include the following:

  • The encoding of transactions
  • Receiving of payments
  • Cash up of daily sales
  • Enhancement of client relationships
  • Assistance with stock takings
  • Administrative tasks that are normally required to operate a successful retail business

Minimum requirements:

  • The suitable candidate must be in possession of a senior certificate
  • At least one (1) year relevant experience
  • The candidate must be fully bilingual in Afrikaans and English

Skills:

  • Effective communication abilities
  • Must be customer-orientated
  • Must be reliable and responsible

The closing date for applications is 19 February 2024.


CASHIER – RETAIL RANDFONTEIN

Purpose of the position:
The incumbent is mainly responsible for terminal sales at the retail outlet.

The responsibilities of the position will include the following:

  • The encoding of transactions
  • Receiving of payments
  • Cash up of daily sales
  • Enhancement of client relationships
  • Assistance with stock takings
  • Administrative tasks that are normally required to operate a successful retail business

Minimum requirements:

  • The suitable candidate must be in possession of a senior certificate
  • At least one (1) year relevant experience
  • The candidate must be fully bilingual in Afrikaans and English

Skills:

  • Effective communication abilities
  • Must be customer-orientated
  • Must be reliable and responsible

The closing date for applications is 22 February 2024.


JUNIOR PORTFOLIO MANAGER / GRAIN MARKETER- LICHTENBURG

Purpose of the position:
Join NWK as a Junior Portfolio Manager / Grainmarketer in the Grain Trading division, where you’ll embark on a dynamic career path filled with continuous learning opportunities. You will play a pivotal role in NWK’s grain trading activities and policies, while actively contributing to our supportive, innovative, and dynamic work environment.

Key responsibilities:
 Collaborating on strategic input for grain trading activities and policies.
 Building and maintaining strong relationships with producers, buyers, dealers, and silo staff, utilising your excellent negotiation skills.
 Negotiating and structuring various transaction types, schemes, and contracts for grain purchases and sales, while applying your negotiation proficiency.
 Managing futures exchange transactions.
 Conducting price calculations and analysis, utilising your market insights.
 Implementing trading and hedging strategies to enhance NWK’s grain portfolio.
 Collecting, analysing, and interpreting market information to form market insights.
 Handling customer enquiries efficiently and professionally, reflecting your strong interpersonal skills.

Minimum requirements:
 Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science (B.Sc. Agric), Agriculture (B. Agric), Commerce (B. Comm.), or a similar tertiary qualification.
 A major subject in Agricultural Economics, Economics, or Risk Management is preferred.
 Qualification as a Safex broker is highly desirable. If not already Safex broker qualified, candidates must commit to completing the Safex brokerage exam within a reasonable timeframe.
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both Afrikaans and English.
 A valid driver’s license.

Skills and attributes:
 Continuous learning: Embracing opportunities for ongoing development and growth, contributing to NWK’s culture of continuous learning.
 Supportive environment: Contributing positively to a workplace culture that values teamwork and collaboration, fostering a supportive
environment for all employees.
 Investment in employees: NWK is committed to investing in your professional development and career progression, providing opportunities for growth.
 Innovation: Bringing fresh ideas and innovative thinking to enhance our grain trading strategies, fostering a culture of innovation within NWK.
 Dynamism: Thriving in a fast-paced, ever-evolving industry and adapting to changes with enthusiasm, reflecting the dynamism of NWK’s work environment.
 Negotiation proficiency: Demonstrated ability to negotiate effectively in various transaction types and contracts for grain purchases and sales.
 Risk management: Must demonstrate skills in risk management strategies to protect NWK’s grain portfolio.
 Market insights: gathering and interpreting market information to make informed decisions.

The closing date for applications is 23 February 2024.


SENIOR CLERK (CONSUMERS) – RETAIL LICHTENBURG

Purpose of the position:
The candidate will oversee the completion of clerical and administrative tasks at the retail outlet.

The responsibility of the position will include the following:

  • Inventory control, which includes orders, receipts, shipments, transfers, price marking and inventory counting;
  • Customer service, which may include compiling quotes, special orders, handling product enquiries, etc.
  • Part-time terminal sales;
  • Administrative tasks that are normally required to operate a successful retail business

Minimum requirements:

  • The suitable candidate must be in possession of a Grade 12 certificate
  • The candidate must have at least two to three (2-3) years’ relevant experience in a retail environment
  • The candidate must be fully bilingual in Afrikaans and English.

Skills:

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Customer-oriented
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Be reliable and responsible

The closing date for applications is 23 February 2024.


CLERK – RETAIL CENTRAL WAREHOUSE

Purpose of the position:
The candidate will oversee the completion of clerical and administrative tasks at the retail outlet.

The responsibility of the position will include the following:

  • Inventory control, which includes orders, receipts, shipments, transfers, price marking and inventory counting;
  • Customer service, which may include compiling quotes, special orders, handling product enquiries, etc.
  • Other tasks such as operating the switchboard, part-time sales, bank deposits, and handling of petty cash;
  • Administrative tasks that are normally required to operate a successful retail business

Minimum requirements:

  • The suitable candidate must be in possession of a Grade 12 certificate
  • The candidate must have at least one to two (1-2) years’ relevant experience in the industry.
  • A valid driver’s license
  • The candidate must be fully bilingual in Afrikaans and English.

Skills:

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Customer-oriented
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Be reliable and responsible

The closing date for applications is 23 February 2024.


JUNIOR RISIKOBEAMPTE – LICHTENBURG

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Why NWK?
NWK is more than just a workplace; it’s a community of like-minded professionals who strive for excellence. As a Junior Risk Officer at NWK, you will be part of a team experiencing innovation, cooperation and continuous professional and personal growth.

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Purpose of the position:
As a Junior Risk Officer, your primary goal is to ensure the effective facilitation and coordination of risk management activities within NWK.

Your responsibilities include a wide range of important tasks aimed at maintaining and improving our company-wide risk management framework.

Key responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and coordinate risk management activities: facilitate the coordination of risk management activities and promote integration
    between departments. Work closely with cross-functional teams to identify and assess risks, and implement strategies to mitigate potential
    risks.
  • Administration of central functions: Take ownership of central functions associated with coordinating risk management processes.
    Ensure the accurate and efficient administration of risk-related documentation and protocols.
  • Project risk management: Maintain and coordinate the project risk management plan, oversee its implementation and update as needed.
    Work with project teams to identify, evaluate, and address risks associated with ongoing and upcoming projects.
  • Risk awareness program: Liaise with stakeholders to contribute to managing the risk awareness programme. Develop and implement
    initiatives to improve risk awareness and understanding throughout the organisation.
  • Development and maintenance of risk management framework: Contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of
    the enterprise-wide risk management framework. Conduct regular assessments of the risk management procedures to be aligned with the
    best practices of the industry.
  • Research and analysis: Conduct research on market, financial, environmental and political risk issues, and provide valuable input to
    management. Use data analysis to identify trends and potential risks, contributing to the ongoing improvement of risk management
    strategies.
  • Communication and reporting: Liaise with risk owners on a monthly basis, fostering open communication channels. Ensure continuous
    updating of the loss event register and regularly provide comprehensive and comparative reporting.
  • Continuous data analysis and fraud risk management: Conduct continuous data analysis to identify potential risks and trends.
    Contribute to fraud prevention risk management initiatives

Minimum requirements:
 B.Com (Hons) in Risk Management or Forensic Accounting.
 Knowledge of Safex derivative instruments and the COSO ERM framework will serve to the candidate’s benefit.
 1-2 years relevant experience will serve as a recommendation.
 Fully bilingual in English and Afrikaans.

Skills and characteristics:
 Integrity: Maintain ethical standards with reliability in dealing with sensitive information.
 Thoroughness: Careful attention to detail in comprehensive risk assessments.
 Hardworking: Demonstrate a strong work ethic, delivering high quality outputs.
 Analytical skills: Analysing complex data and interpreting information to make informed decisions.
 Strategic thinking: Formulate and perform strategic plans to mitigate risks.
 Communication skills: Effectively transfer risk-related information as well as promote open communication channels.
 Decision-making: Make well-informed and timely decisions.
 Technology skill: Using technological tools for data analysis and remain updated with industry trends.

The closing date for applications is 26 February 2024


ASSISTANT HUMAN CAPITAL OFFICER: SYSTEMS & DEVELOPMENT

Purpose of the position:
As an Assistant Human Capital Officer: Systems and Development at NWK, you will play a pivotal role in the development, integration, and maintenance of our human capital systems.

Key responsibilities:
 Program specifications: Create detailed program specifications and lead the implementation and integration of system enhancements.
 Maintenance and updates: Take responsibility for the continuous maintenance and updating of all systems and procedures related to the Human Capital Department, ensuring alignment with other systems for effective use.
 Adherence to standards: Work within a strict framework of programming standards.
 Policy application: Effectively apply policies and procedures within the Human Capital Department.
 Technical competence: Demonstrate proficiency in computerised systems, including advanced Excel, IT design and development, and familiarity with system development terminology.
 Human capital expertise: Leverage knowledge in human capital practices as well as NWK policies and procedures.
 Automated payroll/human capital system: Bring hands-on experience in managing automated payroll/human capital systems.

Minimum requirements:
 Relevant diploma or degree in systems development
 Proficiency in automated payroll/human capital systems, advanced Excel, as well as IT design and development.
 2-3 years proven experience in programming, policies and procedures application, as well as system development terminology.

Skills:
 Communication skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills.
 Relationships: Ability to build and maintain good relationships.
 Integrity: Adherence to ethical standards and principles.
 Reliability: Consistent and dependable performance.
 Drive: Demonstrated motivation and commitment to achieving goals.

The closing date for applications is 26 February 2024


TECHNOLOGIST

We are seeking a skilled technologist to join our dynamic and innovative agricultural company. As a technologist, you will be a valuable asset to our team and play a critical role in ensuring the smooth operation of our technology systems.

Purpose of position:
As a Technical Specialist, you will report directly to the Manager of Technology and will be responsible for providing comprehensive support for all system and technical related matters.

Key responsibilities:
 Managing and maintaining operating systems and platforms
 Supporting network systems and architecture
 Managing IPT/VOIP systems and PABX related products
 Providing assistance with printer functions
 Working in specific operating environments, such as desktop or server

Minimum requirements:
 Grade 12 certificate (or NQF 4 equivalent)
 Minimum of one (1) year experience in operating systems and administration
 A++ certification
 Fully bilingual in Afrikaans and English
 Knowledge of IPT/ VOIP and PABX related product

The following will serve as a recommendation:
 Experience in network systems platforms and underlying architecture will count towards recommendation.

Skills:
 Ability to work independently
 Strong analytical reasoning skills
 Excellent communication abilities
 Reliability and responsibility

The closing date for applications is 27 February 2024


CLERK – RETAIL PETIT

Purpose of the position:
The candidate will oversee the completion of clerical and administrative tasks at the
retail outlet.

The responsibility of the position will include the following:

  • Inventory control, which includes orders, receipts, shipments, transfers, price marking and inventory counting;
  • Customer service, which may include compiling quotes, special orders, handling product enquiries, etc.
  • Other tasks such as operating the switchboard, part-time sales, bank deposits, and handling of petty cash;
  • Administrative tasks that are normally required to operate a successful retail business

Minimum requirements:

  • The suitable candidate must be in possession of a Grade 12 certificate
  • The candidate must have at least one to two (1-2) years’ relevant experience in the industry.
  • The candidate must be fully bilingual in Afrikaans and English.

Skills:

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Customer-oriented
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Be reliable and responsible

The closing date for applications is 27 February 2024.


SENIOR GRAFIESE ONTWERPER

Purpose of the position:
As a Senior Graphic Designer at Creations@NWK, you will play a pivotal role in bringing ideas to life through cutting-edge graphic design.
Collaborate with clients to conceptualise and execute designs that captivate and inspire. Your artistic vision will contribute to our commitment to excellence in the world of graphic design.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Conceptualising and Design: Collaborate closely with clients to conceptualise and bring their ideas to life through visually striking designs.
    Translate client briefs into creative and compelling visual representations, ensuring alignment with brand guidelines.
  2. Printing industry expertise: Apply in-depth knowledge of the printing industry within a production setup. Demonstrate proficiency in
    handling digital printers, wide format printer, heat press, ring binders and laminating machines.
  3. Graphic design proficiency: Showcase advanced skills in relevant graphic design programs such as Adobe Creative Cloud – InDesign,
    Illustrator and Photoshop. Apply a solid understanding of design techniques, tools, and principles to produce high-quality work.
  4. Independent work: Work autonomously, taking ownership of projects from concept to completion. Ensure precision and meticulous attention
    to detail while meeting project deadlines.
  5. Bilingual communication: Communicate effectively with clients and colleagues in both Afrikaans and English. Foster clear and concise
    communication to enhance collaboration and understanding.
  6. Management and leadership: Demonstrate leadership skills in guiding design decisions. Effectively manage multiple assignments and tasks
    at the same time, setting priorities to adapt to changing conditions and work assignments.
  7. Customer focus: Prioritise customer satisfaction by understanding client needs and delivering designs that exceed expectations. Maintain a
    customer-centric approach, ensuring positive interactions and lasting relationships.
  8. Adaptability and learning: Showcase fast learning skills, adapting to evolving design trends and industry advancements. Stay informed
    about the latest technologies and design methodologies.

Minimum requirements:
 Relevant tertiary qualification (diploma or degree) in graphic design.
 A portfolio of design projects showcasing your abilities.
 2-3 years of relevant experience in graphic design.
 Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud – InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
 Solid understanding of design techniques, tools, and principles.
 Knowledge of communication and media.
 Familiarity with digital printers, wide format printers, heat presses, ring binders, and laminating machines.

Skills and attributes:
 Customer-focused approach with excellent interpersonal effectiveness.
 Advanced computer literacy and fast learning skills.
 Academic competence in accounting/mathematics for cost estimates and calculations.
 Good work ethic, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
 Ability to handle multiple assignments and tasks simultaneously.

The closing date for applications is 28 February 2024.


ASSISTANT SHOP MANAGER

Are you ready to take the next step in your career and co-lead a thriving retail outlet in a dynamic environment? NWK is seeking an exceptional Assistant Shop Manager to join our team and contribute to the ongoing success of our retail operations.
As the Assistant Shop Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the day-to-day management and administration of our bustling branch.

Here’s an overview of what you can expect to be involved in:

  1. Strategic purchasing: You will have the opportunity to influence and optimise our purchasing processes, ensuring we maintain optimal stock levels and source high-quality products for our valued customers.
  2. Sales and marketing: In this role, you will not only drive sales but also have the creative freedom to develop and implement innovative marketing strategies to attract and retain customers, contributing to the growth of our business.
  3. Efficient stockholding: Managing inventory is crucial in a retail environment. You’ll oversee stockholding management, controls and processes, ensuring products are readily available, organised, and well-presented on our shelves.
  4. Budgeting brilliance: As an Assistant Shop Manager, you will be involved in drafting of budgets and adherence, making strategic financial decisions that contribute to the shop’s profitability.
  5. People management: Leading and inspiring a team of dedicated employees will be one of your key responsibilities. Your excellent interpersonal skills will foster a positive and motivated work environment.
  6. Administrative excellence: Various administrative tasks will be on your plate, and your meticulous approach will ensure everything runs smoothly behind the scenes.
  7. Risk management: Your ability to identify potential risks and implement measures to mitigate them will be essential in safeguarding our store’s success.

Minimum requirements:
 A Grade 12 certificate.
 A tertiary qualification in a relevant field will be highly beneficial in excelling in this position.
 Proven retail business experience of at least four (4) years, demonstrating your understanding of the industry’s dynamics.
 Fluency in both Afrikaans and English, enabling effective communication with our diverse clientele and team.
 In possession of a valid driver’s license

Skills that set you apart:
 Leadership prowess: Your ability to lead and motivate a team to achieve shared goals to drive success.
 Keen eye for detail: Your attention to detail will ensure that every aspect of the store’s operations is finely tuned for excellence.
 Reliability and responsibility: We will count on you to take ownership of your responsibilities and be a reliable support to the Shop Manager and the team.
 Results-driven attitude: Your determination to achieve and exceed targets will contribute to the store’s growth and profitability.
 Resilience and adaptability: Thriving in a fast-paced retail environment requires resilience, and your adaptability to changing circumstances will set you apart.

The closing date for applications is 28 February 2024.

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