Cape Town
Posted 2 weeks ago




PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: To provide a service to the Operations Teams within PEP Africa’s subsidiaries (South Africa and 5 African countries), relating to Operational Risks, Security, Safety and Loss prevention in order to reach strategic goals as well as to ensure compliance to local legislation, rules, regulations and acts.


* Implement an Operational Risk, Security, Safety and Loss Prevention Strategy
* Operational risk analysis and reporting to enhance risk controls
* Financial Management and risk budget control
* Optimise resource planning (Country Risk & Admin Managers) within a matrix structure
* Ensure effective stock take and audit scheduling
* Interface with country management, central finance function and the Pepkor internal audit team
* Optimise risk management processes, systems and methodologies in accordance with best practices, centralised policies and cost effective requirements
* Evaluate and optimise risk mitigation
* Set, review and update SOP’s for stores to minimise stock losses and reduce fraud
* Report to the PEP Risk Forum on significant risks and mitigating controls
* Keep abreast of global risk management trends
* Ad hoc duties and involvement in projects as required


* Tertiary qualification
* Minimum 3 years’ management experience in a retail environment
* Retail risk management experience will be advantageous
* Exposure to POS/Back-Office system and an understanding of the integration into central systems
* Understanding of the business, industry and relevant role-players
* Computer literacy: Advanced level (MS Office Software, Google Suite)
* Willingness to travel to Africa
* South African Citizen
* Competencies required: Honesty; Passion & Resourcefulness; Leadership, Coaching, Problem Assessment; Detail Orientation; Decision Making; Building and Maintaining Relationships; Planning, Organising & Control; Stress Management.

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