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clothing management graduate

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
November 14, 2017

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Zandile Oyiya


***/* ****** ******** ***** Ridge Tembisa 1632

Cell: 071-***-****/ 071-***-****

ID No.: 870**********

Gender: Female


Secondary Education

Last School Attended: Kwa-Komani Comprehensive School

Year of Matriculation: 2005

Tertiary Education

Institution: Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Course: National Diploma: Clothing Management

YEAR: 2011

Institution: Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Course: National Certificate: Clothing Management

YEAR: 2007

Institution: UNICOLLEGE

Course: Certificate: Office Administration

YEAR: 2015

Employment History

Nov 2014 – Aug 2015 (Cashier/ Visual Merchandiser/ Sales Advisor) – Brands Luv U (BLU)

(Left for Studies- UniCollege)

Reconciliation of invoices as a cashier clerk

Styling customers with potential fashion clothing items best suited for them

Visual merchandising of both mens and ladies department

Review trend reports of key fashion items from social media and different media networks to keep the store current and enhance its appeal to customers.

Ensuring that the store appearance and layout of merchandise is precisely compliant to the given brief

Initiating window/mannequin changes every two weeks

Managing the displays and merchandise presentation

Ensuring that all customers are dealt with in a friendly and courteous manner

Controlling merchandise in and out completing relevant paperwork

Sept 2014- Packer – Oct 2014 CoSo – Collaborative Packing Solutions

(Job offer related to Clothing)

Packing stock and checking the quality of products

Checking Quality Attribute in finished food product

- Leaks


-Dade Code Printer

Reporting ant defect to operators and Quality Team

Stack and pile finished goods into containers

Prepare goods for shipments

Pack them following a specific set of instructions

Remove completed or defective products or materials, placing them on moving equipment such as conveyors or in specified areas such a loading ducks

Count items

July 2014 – Aug 2014: Mass Discounters - Temporary Receptionist/ Facility Controller (Temp)

Answering incoming calls and transferring calls

Directing visitors to appropriate contacts

Assisting with other clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing and filling

Assist in solving guest complaints promptly

Dec 2009 - Dec 2013: Visual Merchandiser/Cashier/ Sale Assistant – EDGARS Canal Walk/Tygervalley

(Relocating to JHB from Cape Town)

Assisting on point of sales

Handle customer queries and complaints

Process merchandise returns and exchange

Maintaining visual displays

Launching new range

Changing store layout and dressing up mannequins.

Ensuring that there are visual elements of styling in the store

Ensuring that there is sufficient merchandise on the floor

Building effective relationship with staff to ensure the VM principles are maintained

Take customer orders and follow up on their requests.

July 2011 – Dec 2011: Production/Quality Controller - Learn To Earn Manufacturing

(Experiential Learning)

Auditing inward fabric and trims and ensuring only quality goods are accepted

Ensuring that no faulty fabric is sent for cutting

Perform in-line inspection and end-of-line inspection in sewing floor

Schedule, organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines

Allocate styles to production line

Monitor production process to maintain accuracy and quality standards

Sorting and packing garments

Jan 2006 – Dec 2008: Assistant Chef – Kwik Spar

Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff

Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat and preparing sources

Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily promotions

Maintain a positive and professional approach with customers


Good in English, isiXhosa and isiZulu


Computer Literacy: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint Internet Explorer, E-mail, Garment Construction, Work Study, Pattern Making

Working individual and in a team environment


1. EDGARS – Alexis Prinsloo

Regional Visual Merchandiser


2. Brands Luv U (BLU) – Prenol Sigh

General Manager


3. CoSo – Collaborative Packing Solution – Lester Wilson




4. Mass Discounters – Jeremy Timm



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