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We have a vacancy of Administrator in our company, This vacancy is based in Cape Town Western Cape South Africa. Please go through the job detail mentioned below.

Position Title: Administrator
Work Type: Temporary
City of work: Cape Town Western Cape South Africa
URL Expiry: 2022-12-26
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Job Detail, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Returns DC Facility Administrator to join our team in our Cape Town Warehouse.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hardworking people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

The position reports to the DC Returns Manager.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Overall responsibility for the planning and ordering of Operational materials within Distribution Centre
  • Calculate resource requirements for the DC
  • Keep records and monitor DC performance
  • General Procurement for the DC
  • Procurement and management of all packaging materials
  • Procure all consumables in line with the agreed plans and schedules, place orders and process all documentation
  • Hold regular meetings to align and engage all departmental managers to the plans
  • Coordinate temporary staffing in line with the DC plans and schedules
  • Develop staffing shift structured to support Dc operations
  • Manager the relationship with Taxi operators and coordinate the transport requirements for staff
  • Manage the relationship with the labour brokers
  • Oversee the waste management function costs
  • Responsible for the DC administration
  • Process all DC invoices for payment and maintain a real time overview of expenses versus budget
  • Management of time and attendance system
  • Access control, loading of new staff
  • Assist with financial budgets with weekly, monthly reporting
  • Monitoring and highlighting of staff attendance.
  • Ensure timesheets are completed accurately, signed and confirmed
  • All overtime and acting allowance must be approved by the General Manager


  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience within DC operations
  • Previous experience with Biometric Time and Attendance systems such as Jarrison
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office packages
  • Comfortable with change and excellent team player
  • Comfortable with learning and adapting to new systems
  • Attributes required:
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude; self-motivated.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Previous experience in Stock Control and warehouse operations
  • Comfortable with change and excellent team player.
  • Comfortable with learning and adapting to new systems.
  • Critical and Systems thinking.
  • Passionate about change and improvement

The Environment:

  • employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who:

  • is forthright but respectful
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for
  • thinks like an owner of the business.

If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!

Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.

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