Ackermans job offers – How to Apply Online


You probably know Ackermans, a South African chain of clothing retail stores founded in Cape Town, and currently has over 700 stores in Southern Africa.

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The company has an incredible expansion process, but to achieve this, it needs many employees. For this, it is opening several job openings in various sectors for those who are qualified for the position.


In this article we list all the important information about how to get a job at Ackermans. See the main vacancies, benefits, requirements and how to apply.

What jobs are available at Ackermans?

Each position demands requirements that are paramount and indispensable for those in the position. Therefore, we have selected some positions with the main requirements for you to understand:

1. Clerk: Inventory

For this job, the successful candidate will be responsible for reconciling inventory count information received from stores, carrier claims, and other inventory-related administrative tasks.

Here are some knowledge and skills required for this position:

Knowledge required:

  • Basic transport/ logistics
  • Knowledge of Inventory process
  • Strong administration knowledge and ability
  • Good knowledge of financial administration and basic accounting principles and their application (debits, credits, journals, reconciliations)

Skills required:

  • Computer skills, intermediate to advanced Excel
  • Communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Above average numerical ability
  • Deadline driven
  • Analytical thinking
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Able to deal with large volumes of work

2. Product Planner

For this function, it is interesting people who have strong numerical, logical and proven analytical skills to be responsible for product planning as per company strategies.

Here are some knowledge and experience required for this role:

Knowledge required:

  • Sound numerical skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Seasonal & non-seasonal replenishments
  • Interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Merchant skills & a sound commercial mentality
  • Planning, organizing & time management skills
  • Analytical thinking & logical problem-solving skills
  • The SA retail clothing market, Customers and competitors
  • The retail merchandise cycle with regard to Buying, Planning, Logistics and Stores

Experience required:

  • Prior store planning experience
  • Experience working in planning systems
  • Previous store management experience (1 – 2 years)
  • Experience in fashion, replenishment, and assortment planning
  • A minimum of 2–3 years previous experience in product planning
  • Previous exposure to general logistics and supply chain processes
  • Experience in building seasonal assortment plans would be an advantage
  • A working knowledge of the latest Microsoft packages (Word & Excel) is essential

3. Campaign Specialist

Here we have a rather important, growing role within Ackermans, a campaign specialist responsible for driving the implementation of direct marketing portfolios and the integration of campaign messages into digital channels.

Here are some knowledge, skills and experience required for this role:

Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of retail marketing principals
  • Customer data and basic data management principals
  • Knowledge of campaign / project management principals

Skills Required:

  • Numerical and analytical skills
  • Meticulous and attention to detail
  • Confidence in ability, strong interpersonal, communication and project management skills

Experience Required:

  • Experience in campaign or project management
  • Experience in Adobe Campaign manager or similar tool and/or HTML
  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience gained in a direct marketing / CRM environment.
  • Experience within an online commerce and/or a digital environment, as well as knowledge of store credit products

Main Benefits of job at Ackermans

In addition, job at Ackermans is amazing for many benefits. Besides the monthly payment and the possibility to get other interesting ones. Take a look at some of them below:

  • Discounts
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Vacation
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Educational assistance
  • Insurance/Healthcare
  • Healthcare coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plans
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Cost reductions on both used and new cars

How to Apply Online for Ackermans

The application process can be done online, simply and quickly. Follow the step-by-step below:

  1. Tap here to be directed to the Ackerman Career Portal;
  2. View available jobs and select the best positions that fit your qualifications;
  3. Check all requirements and download the job application form;
  4. Fill out the application form and attach the required documents;
  5. Finally, submit the form on the Career Portal or on the e-mail ID;
  6. That’s it! Just wait for Ackermans to get back to you.

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