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Sales

Descriptions & Duties

  • Sales sell merchandise, provide customer service, and/or operate cash register in retail store. They typically has more sales experiences and/or good sales records.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion

 

Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time

 

Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources

 

Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required

 

Trade Specific Competencies

Interpersonal Skills

Sales must have the ability to notice, interpret, and anticipate others' concerns and feelings.

Communications Skills

Sales must have the ability to effectively tell customers about the products and greet customers.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • Senior Secondary Education Level

Experience

  • 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $10,000-$15,000

Monthly Salary $15,000-$20,000

Monthly Salary $20,000-$30,000

Monthly Salary $30,000-$60,000

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • Sales may need to work in shifts, often including late evenings, weekends, and holidays, sometimes they may need to work overtime particularly during the end-of-year holiday season and other peak sales periods.

Tools

  • Bar code reader equipment
  • Calculators
  • Cash register
  • Credit card reader
  • Ladder
  • Point of Sale Computer Terminal
  • Price Gun
  • Touch Screen Monitor

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