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Dis-Chem Pharmacies Internships: Retail South Africa 2023/2024

ABOUT Dis-Chem Pharmacies Internships: Retail:

Dis-Chem was formed in the year 1978 by recently qualified pharamacists, Ivan and Lynette Saltzman, when they opened their first retail pharmacy in Mondeor, Johannesburg, South Africa. In 1984 the second retail pharmacy opened at the Randridge Mall in Randburg, Johannesburg.

It wasn’t until the late 1980s that Dis-Chem started expanding its offering of non-pharmaceutical products and opened a third retail pharmacy. Today, Dis-Chem prides themselves on offering healthy foods, sport supplements, health and well-being products, and beauty products.


Locations: Goodwood, Cape Town, Western Cape
Salary: stipend

Dis-Chem Pharmacies are inviting Retail Management graduates to apply for the position of Retail Intern at the Goodwood Store in Cape Town, Western Cape. Students who are driven, energetic, enthusiastic, result oriented and interested in pursuing a career in Retail Management are encouraged to apply.
Duties and responsibilities:

  • help with general stock take and stock file counting
  • process loyalty cards (including accelerator partners)
  • help with day-to-day admin tasks relating to customers, sales and staff matters
  • provide friendly and helpful assistance and advice to customers
  • help with the record keeping, customer information updating and keeping confidentiality thereof
  • verify, scan and capture receipt of physical goods receipts, according to company policies and standard operating procedures
  • exchange customer merchandise, accept customer goods returned, and when requested compute total purchases as well as receive and process all payments
  • assist with customers out of stock and general stock queries, follow up on and resolve queries
  • ensure stock receipts through receiving is maintained, and that arriving deliveries are receipted and sent to the floor the same day
  • ensure delivered stock or stock from store room are packed and stored correctly


Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have completed Matric (NSC) or Higher Certificates
  • Must have completed a tertiary qualification in the any of the following disciplines: Retail Business Management / Marketing / Sales / Entrepreneurship
  • Must have reliable transport
  • Must be willing to work retail hours
  • Must have a clear credit record and a clear criminal record (checks will be conducted with MIE)
  • Must have working experience in the retail industry (advantageous but not essential)
  • Must be computer literate and have experience working in Microsoft Office
  • Must have knowledge of the retail environment
  • Must be fluent in English (speaking, reading and writing)
  • Must be fluent in a second language (advantageous but not essential)
  • Must have good time management skills
  • Must be honest, reliable and trustworthy
  • Must be able to work alone and within a team
  • Must be customer service orientated
  • Must be results and quality driven
  • Must be able to read and analyze retail reports
  • People with disabilities are welcome to apply


Applications must be submitted online for the following position:
Dis-Chem Pharmacies Internships: Retail (Cape Town, Western Cape)

You will be required to submit these documents with your application:

  • Full Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copy of ID document
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate
  • Certified copy of tertiary qualification

Successful candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear back from Dis-Chem Pharmacies within 2 weeks of the application deadline, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful.


For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Dis-Chem Pharmacies directly:
Head office telephone number: 011 589 2200
Contact form: https://www.dischem.co.za/contact-us


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