Mr Price Job Hiring Now Apply

Spread the love

Requirements for retail jobs at Mr Price (and most other retailers) can be broken down into two main categories: education and experience, and skills.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum: In most cases, retail positions at Mr Price will require a high school diploma or Grade 12.
  • Experience: Experience is a plus, but not always required, especially for entry-level positions. Some leadership roles or specialized departments may require previous retail experience (often 0-2 years).


  • Customer Service: This is perhaps the most important skill for any retail job. You’ll need to be friendly, helpful, and patient in interacting with customers .
  • Communication: You should be able to communicate clearly with customers, both verbally and non-verbally. This includes active listening and explaining products or store policies .
  • Sales: While not always required, some retail positions have a sales aspect. Being able to recommend products and close a sale is a valuable skill .
  • Cash Handling: You’ll likely need to be comfortable handling cash, making change, and operating a cash register.
  • Math: Basic math skills are necessary for cashier duties and keeping track of inventory.
  • Availability: Retail often requires flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Be prepared to show willingness to work these shifts.
  • Teamwork: Retail is a team environment. You’ll need to be able to work well with colleagues and supervisors.
  • Additional Skills: Depending on the specific role, additional skills may be desired. This could include knowledge of a specific product line, computer literacy, or strong organizational skills.

Mr Price offers a variety of jobs across their stores and company as a whole. Here are some of the categories:

  • Retail: These are the classic Mr Price store positions you might think of first. They include store managers, assistant managers, sales associates, cashiers, and stockroom associates.
  • Head Office: Mr Price also has numerous jobs at their head office locations. These include roles in buying and merchandising, finance and accounting, IT and technology, marketing and advertising, and human resources.
  • Other: There are other departments that support the core business of Mr Price. These include distribution and supply chain management (warehouse managers, logistics coordinators), and specialists like data analysts, graphic designers, and trend forecasters.

graduate development

We also firmly believe in the development of our graduates, and the idea of home-grown talent. As such, we have designed and packaged bespoke development programmes for a number of key functions in the business, for example Merchandise Buying, Merchandise Planning, IT, and Store Management.

Each programme has been carefully constructed, using the full suite of internal and external courses on offer through our Mr Price Academy. The programmes vary in length but generally cover the critical first 12-18 months of your time in the business. Your development will follow a blended learning approach incorporating formal classroom courses, online courses and most importantly on-the-job training with assessments throughout.

So bring your passion, and a willingness to work hard and we will give you the tools you need to be successful in your new-found space!

Should you apply?

Absolutely! Just be sure you fit the criteria:

  • Final year students
  • Available in June/July
  • Degree/Diploma in Fashion design, Clothing management, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Supply Chain, Information Technology, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Property, Human Resources, Marketing

grad opportunities

We like to see the potential in people, even when they’re just starting out, and so we recruit graduates into PERMANENT entry level roles all year round.

These positions come up in areas across the business, from Merchandise Buying and Planning to Marketing and IT, to name a few.

So how do you apply? Just keep checking our Job Search Page for our Grad Vacancies, or sign up for alerts and we’ll let you know when something becomes available. Simple.

work experience programme

But what if I am still studying, you may ask?

Well we offer a fantastic 3 week Workplace Experience Programme that runs during the June/July vacation period every year! If you are a final year student (i.e. 3rd year or Honours level), you can apply to join us at our Mr Price Group HQ in Durban and see what we are all about.

If you need help with your job application, you can contact us via only WhatsApp: WhatsApp Icon 0799906126

This is our way of showing you the ropes, and getting to know you a little better!

Here’s how to apply for a Mr Price job:

  1. Visit the MRP Careers website.
  2. Click on “Job Search”.
  3. You can browse the vacancies or use the search function to find a specific role.
  4. When you find a job you’re interested in, click on it to learn more about the responsibilities and requirements.
  5. If you’re still interested after reading the details, click on the “Apply Now” button.
  6. You may need to create a profile on the MRP Careers website before you can apply.
  7. The application process will likely involve submitting your resume and cover letter.

For more information about applying for Mr Price jobs you can visit their careers website or and Mr Price does its hiring through their careers website

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *