Admin Clerk – Inbound Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

About the job, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Admin Clerk to join our Supply Chain Team in Johannesburg DC.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 Admin Clerk will be responsible for maintaining day to day financial, administrative and personnel services. Supporting management with general admin tasks as well maintaining confidentiality.This position reports to theShift Manager Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing the research and analysis required to develop robust businesses cases for new opportunities to grow the business
  • Assembling and analysing the data to determine the size of the market for new concepts
  • Researching how solutions are being implemented locally and internationally
  • Using online tools and resources as well as identifying and engaging other information sources
  • Building Excel models to quantify the size of opportunities
  • Applying creative problem solving to develop solutions
  • Developing the high-level functional requirements that the business would need to implement the opportunity. you will need to work with specialists across the business to understand what is needed to practically implement ideas.
  • Building implementation plans and budgets for the execution of new projects
  • Project managing the implementation of selected opportunities

Attributes required:

  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions
  • Ability to disaggregate and structure solutions to ambiguous problems
  • Solid quantitative skills
  • Ability to interview and interact professionally with internal and external people
  • Capability to present ideas succinctly, in writing and verbally
  • Versatile and with the appetite to learn by doing


  • Ideally possessing a relevant qualification and/or suitable background experience (at least 3-5 years) in administration
  • Matric certificate or equal qualification

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 previously disadvantaged groups, and people with disabilities, will be given preference.

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