Cosmetics Consultant - CB Division, KwaZulu-Natal

  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Call Centre, Sales
  • Posted by CB Division on Thursday, March 26, 2020
  • Reference: 12757
  • Apply before Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 20 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: CB Division

Dis-Chem Pharmacies' requires the committed services of a customer-oriented Cosmetics Consultant for their South Coast store in Shelly Beach- KZN Region. You will be tasked with the effective promoting and selling of Dis-Chem cosmetic and beauty products, through excellent and consistent customer service.


  • Grade 12 / Matric

  • Retail experience as a sales consultant

  • Computer literate

  • Willing and able to work retail hours 


  • Cosmetic, fragrance and/or beauty experience

Job Description:

  • Escalate serious and unresolved customer complaint to the manager

  • Provide a high level of customer care and service

  • Demonstrate products through makeovers, cosmetics demonstration, spray promotions and/or activities

  • Manage stock levels according to Dis-Chem procedures – report on short, damage and expired stock to manager

  • Ensure merchandising and displays are set up attractively

  • Maximise store income by achieving department, brand and vendor sales

  • Keep up to date regarding products, brands and the retail industry

  • Be responsible for all cosmetics, fragrances and beauty house promotions

  • Manage Salon appointments

  • Adhere to Dis-Chem policies and procedures, SOPs and health and safety rules and regulations



  • Strong command of English (written and oral)

  • Be a team player

  • Provide excellent customer service

  • Understand stock reports and sales (target and commission calculations)

  • Work according to a task schedule


  • Promotions, personal selling, sales targets, customer liaison and product knowledge

  • Previous sales and promotional training

  • Manage expired, damaged stock, and ensure stock rotation

  • Bilingual

  • Stock management

Special conditions of employment:

  • Willing and able to work retail hours

  • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport

  • South African citizen

  • Clear credit and criminal records

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market-related salary

  • Medical aid

  • Provident fund

  • Staff account 


Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.

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About CB Division

Dis-Chem has been South Africa’s first choice in pharmacies since 1978, with our linked dispensaries, family clinics, non-pharmaceutical and comprehensive self-medication centres.

Our Head Office is based in Midrand, Johannesburg and we have over 150 stores spread across Southern Africa. We employ over 18 000 full-time and part-time employees, where we give our employees training to ensure that they have the greatest possible support to do their work and develop themselves as individuals.

As a leading specialist in beauty, healthy food, sport supplements, health and well-being, we offer the widest ranges in these categories and expert advice.

In 2016, Dis-Chem listed 27.5% on the JSE and it was the second largest IPO on the exchange. The Group is still managed by its original founders, Ivan and Lynette Saltzman being the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director respectively.

Our Loyalty Benefit Programme is one of the most highly rated loyalty programmes in South Africa as it offers unbeatable discounts.

We have been rated as the country's best pharmacy chain by Professional Management Review, have been voted as the Best Pharmacy, Best Medical Supply Store and Best Health Store in The Star Your Choice and Pretoria News Readers Survey.

We are a recipient of the Leisure Options Readers’ Choice Awards and in 2014, we were voted the best pharmacy brand by Readers Digest SA. We have been voted the coolest Health and Beauty Specialist in the 2016/2018 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards.

We have a vast network of devoted suppliers who assist in satisfying the needs of hundreds of customers on a daily basis.

Our social responsibility programme is managed through the Dis-Chem Foundation. The aim of the Foundation is to provide care and support to improve the lives of individuals while relieving the burden on communities, family and friends.