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Assistant Store Manager

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
May 20, 2018

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Curriculum Vitae


Gabriel Arendse

Productivity is my Ability

Personal Information

First names: Gabriel

Surname: Arendse

Date of Birth: 1979/09/26

Nationality: South African

Sex: Male

Marital Status: Single

Dependants: None

Languages: English (Fluent)

Afrikaans (Fluent)

Health: Excellent

Drivers License: None

Residential Address: 1609 Delilah Flats




Contact details: 011-***-**** (home)

082-***-**** (cell)

Objective: To perform to the peak of my

abilities and to succeed to

higher positions within a


Brief info about myself

I’m a young friendly, hardworking and intelligent person, I like challenges and I am a good problem solver. I can work under pressure with all kinds of people and my work is always my priority. I am highly energetic and also good at multi-tasking. My organizational skills coupled with my office and warehouse skills combined makes me an asset for any employer.

Note: I am willing to work for a month as a volunteer to gain experience and to give the employer a chance to evaluate me. Education

Last school attended: C.J.B. Secondary School

Highest standard passed: Matric

Subjects: English (H/G)

Afrikaans (H/G)

Physical Science (S/G)

Biology (S/G)

Accounting (S/G)

Interests & Activities: Youth activities, reading, writing,

distributing food parcels to the

poor and playing cricket

Tertiary Education: -Windows ‘95

Business English and

Communication skills, typing

(letters, memos, etc…)

Office skills and telephone


-Microsoft Word ‘97

Introduction and


Completed at CCTC

Intec college: Media and journalism studies currently

Employment History

Company: U.P.D. Pharmaceuticals

Assigned Emmanuelle’[1]s Employment Agency

Period: May 1999 – December 1999

Duties: Picker and Packer

From 2000 - 2004, could not find any work during this period.

Company: Mrs. Steenkamp’s Residence


Period: 2004 – 2009

Duties: Gardening & Maintenance

Company: Mr. Price clothing store

076-***-**** (Store Manager, Thandi)

Period: May 2008 – August 2008

Duties: Floor Assistant (Voluntary Basis)

Company: Rand Pharmaceuticals

084-***-**** (Pharmacist, Dr. J. Shapiro)

Period: October 2009 – March 2012

Duties: Picking and Packing, merchandising of stock,

from receiving and bulk to the shelves,

checking up on short dated and expired stock

monitoring stock on the computer, stock control and stock awareness.

Credits department- liaising with suppliers, capturing data, writing and issuing of claims,

Phoning and arranging stock upliftments with suppliers, supervising stock controllers and merchandisers to organize stock for returns.

Reason for leaving: Looking for better prospects

Company: Watkins Valeur Health and Beauty.

Duties: Storeman:

Picking and packing

Arranging stock systematically and orderly

Requesting stock from head office

Monitoring stock levels

Liasing with clients telephonically and over the counter

Damage control

Stock control

Quality control

Doing Stock adjustments

Managing the Quarantine

Capturing of Waybills and liasing with courier companies

Housekeeping. Keeping the warehouse neat and tidy

2014 Promoted to warehouse Supervisor:

Supervising and training staff

Monitoring stock levels

Improvising and coming up with strategies to optimize warehouse space

Planning and initializing systems to service our customers speedily and accurately

Analyzing the movement of stock to make sure we are stocked up on fast moving stock

Liaising with management as to ways to improve and optimize warehouse systems

Liaising with clients telephonically and tracking and checking the progress of their orders

Compiling monthly reports of damages and credited items on excel/ word

Assisting with exhibitions and launches

Motivating staff to perform to their optimal level

Reporting any discrepancy

Implementing disciplinary actions if staff member is found to be incompetent or negligent

Problem solving and resolving queries

Overseeing dispatch and collection of parcels

Monthly petty cash recon report and doing the company’s daily banking.

Reason for leaving: Contract is due to end and branch in process of closing.

Gabriel Arendse Curriculum vitae 11/12/2015

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