Innovus is hiring

Innovus, Stellenbosch University Technology Transfer company, is looking for a Manager: Stellenbosch University Shops at Factory 209 (Pty) Ltd (F209), a company wholly owned by the University.

The incumbent will be responsible for the effective co-ordination and functioning of all aspects of the SU Stores to improve profitability and customer satisfaction and to expand the brand exposure of Stellenbosch University. The incumbent will also be responsible for the protection of the SU trademarks in line with the Corporate Identity Framework.

F209 is a special purpose vehicle that was established to develop, implement and maintain commercialisation initiatives at Stellenbosch University (SU). F209 staff will work in very close collaboration with SU stakeholders as well as external stakeholders. 

Critical performance indicators

  • Strategic management
  • Market analysis
  • Marketing
  • Promotion of brand exposure
  • Financial management
  • Operational management
  • Stock analysis


  • National qualification in Business Administration or similar
  • Minimum of 4 years management experience in similar environment
  • Knowledge of textiles
  • Proven quality control experienced in similar environment
  • Proven experience in trademark products development and promotion
  • Prior experience in management of staff
  • Experience in financial management of stores
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in the reconciliation of Point of Sale systems and financial systems
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Prior experience in online sales (recommended)

Interpersonal skills

  • Good leadership skills
  • Loyalty with a sense of responsibility
  • Positive attitude towards customer satisfaction
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to be innovative
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to effectively deal with conflict
  • Adaptability

Advertising Reference Number: F209_SUSHOP1
Job Title: Manager: SU Stores
Department:SU Stores (SUNCOM)
Geographical Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Online Closing Date: 4 December 2020 

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the job offer at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.

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