Career Opportunities

"Working in Guardian has been a rewarding experience especially when customers return in good health to thank me for my recommendations."
Melinda Chiew, Patient Care Pharmacist

 

"Working in Guardian has been a most challenging and rewarding experience."
Ron Neo, Assistant Store Manager
  • Community Pharmacist
    • Job Scope
      • Dispensing prescription medicines and providing professional counseling on medications and disease management to the public
      • Delivering quality pharmaceutical care and build patient loyalty through patient care activities
      • Counseling and advising the public on the treatment of minor ailments & chronic diseases
      • Managing inventory of dispensary
      • Supervising and training pharmacy support staff
      Requirement
      • Pharmacy graduates registered with the Singapore Pharmacy Council
      • Enthusiastic, passionate and committed to community pharmacy practice.
      • No retail experience is required as training will be provided.
      • Locum positions are also available.
      • Fresh graduates and retirees are encouraged to apply.

      Closing date : On-Going
      Location : Islandwide

  • Pharmacy Technician
    • Job Scope
      • Support the pharmacist in the daily operational execution in the pharmacy to ensure that it operates smoothly.
      • Ensure preparation of prescription and pharmacy-only medications based on prescription are accurate and organized.
      • Be familiar with conducting telepharmacy transactions efficiently and according to established procedures.
      • Control and monitor dispensing stock, OTC, surgical and health supplements to ensure optimal stock and minimal stock wastage due to expiry of drugs
      • Prepare for stock take and conduct investigation for stock discrepancies
      • Provide good customer service to customers to answer their queries and meet their needs
      Requirements:
      • Degree in pharmacy or relevant fields eg. Nursing
      • Diploma in pharmaceutical sciences or relevant fields
      • Pleasant disposition
      • Customer service oriented

      Closing date : On-Going
      Location : Islandwide

  • Assistant Store Manager / Store Manager
    • Job Scope
      • Supporting Area Manager in ensuring compliance of operational procedures.
      • Analyze operational results, reports and audit procedures to achieve high store performance.
      • Supervise and motivate staff to achieve targets
      • Potential candidates will be developed & groomed to be Area Managers
      Requirement
      • Diploma holders or GCE "A" level with at least 3-5 years working experience in a similar industry
      • Minimum 1 years' experience in retail operations management
      • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with ability to work with all level of staff
      • Effective communication and problem solving skills

      Closing date : On-Going
      Location : Islandwide

  • Senior Category Manager
    • Main Responsibilities
      • Achieve category sales, gross profit and income goals and objectives of assigned categories through monitoring trends within the market segments; developing strategies to grow the market share of assigned categories; and to plan strategies to counter competition.
      • Develop and implement a good inventory management process so that there is an optimum product mix that focuses on customers’ needs and the process achieves shrinkage reduction objective.
      • Develop and implement promotional plans that bring excitement and incremental sales to the stores
      • Develop and implement placement and planogram strategies that improve category turnover and positively influence customer shopping behavior
      • Develop and implement a competitive pricing strategy that delivers value to our customers
      • Establish collaborative retailer/supplier relationships to maximise income/terms/discounts to improve sales and profitability of category
      • Undertake special projects to review and meet specific needs of the Company
      • To lead and guide Category Managers in their areas of work so that they achieve their key objectives
      • Develop Monthly Category Analysis Report of the assigned categories
      Requirements:
      • Educational Qualifications Diploma holder/university degree in business or marketing or related discipline
      • Professional Experience Executive from a customer centric industry and holds relevant merchandising, marketing and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Operations Manager
    • Main Accountabilities
      • Responsible for the all day to day operations of the Guardian Distribution Centre – conventional warehousing + future flow-through & cross-dock
      • Operational analysis, planning and scheduling for Guardian Distribution Centre – Works closely with other functions of the business (DC rebuy team, merchandise team, store operation)
      • Monitor and continually improve standards of performance, accuracy and quality within the operation
      • Communication and coordination across the other Singapore Dairy Farm organization for the purpose of operational integration and development of best practice
      • Inform and support higher management, complies with corporate rules and agreed site processes, responsible for reporting any serious deviation from plan quickly and accurately
      • Under direction manages the review of current operations, planning change, development of project plans and implementation of new improved practices
      • Collation, communication and reporting of contract operational information to Internal Customers
      • Meet overall service & budgetary requirements
      • Deliver KPI's on weekly / monthly and annual basis
      • Develop staff through mentoring, training etc with co operation with HR
      • Manage Heath and Safety on site responsibility for all issues relating to H&S
      • Management of areas of responsibility
      • Profit and Loss account
      • Team building and development through succession planning
      • Identify opportunities for cost saving and develop effective solutions to realise them
      • Work to exceed target expectations at every opportunity
      • Ensure that all reporting communications to the internal customer are produced and advised on time reporting schedule
      Requirements:
      • Minimum a degree or equivalent professional qualification
      • Minimally 4 to 5 years of warehousing experience with FMCG company
      • Equipped with a good sense of business acumen and critical thinking skills
      • Must be able to build, lead and direct a team
      • Discipline, organised with sense of urgency
      • Open to change, willing to listen
      • Good communication skills
      • Able to performance under stress
      • Able to balance competing KPI's
      • Strong leadership skills
      • Controlling Quality & standards
      • High personal integrity
      • Financially aware
      • Drive
      • Good process adherence
      • Great coaching skills
      • Comfortable in daily Plan, Do, Review routines
      • Good Planning & Organising skills
      • Understands people & HR matters
  • Category Executive
    • Job Scope
      • Prepare and analyse monthly sales data, movement reports on specific brand/ product performance
      • Ensure effective communication with Marketing and Operations Department
      • Consolidate and prepare accurate monthly/ cumulative income results
      • Manage and liaise with suppliers closely on purchases, service standards, time schedule and marketing plan in order to achieve sales target
      • Assist and collaborate with marketing department to ensure smooth operations of all sales and promotional activities
      • Manage and maintain acceptable level of overall stock inventory to avoid stock-out situations
      • Liaise closely with other departments and maintain good internal communication
      Requirement
      • Diploma/ University Degree in Business Management or Marketing or related discipline
      • 1 - 2 years of relevant experience in retail merchandising/product development
      • Excellent negotiation skill and able to prioritize and meet tight deadlines
      • Dynamic, self-motivated and able to work under pressure
      • Excellent communication (spoken and written) and interpersonal skills
      • Proficient in MS Office Applications
      • Experience in FMCG or Health Category preferred

      Closing date : 31/08/2014
      Location : Tampines

  • e-commerce Executive Role
    • We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual with advanced Excel knowledge and ideally experience in e-commerce website content management (CMS) and Photoshop.
       
      Basic Purpose:
      • The e-commerce Executive will be responsible for uploading of content (in CMS), gathering content information (in Excel), creating content (in collaboration with our creative agency) and site management. Moreover the uploading for our In-store technology project to bring regular news and update (Takashimaya store) is part of her/his job
      • The e-commerce Executive will report directly to the Digital Marketing and e-commerce Manager and work closely with Marketing, Merchandizing, our external creative agency and the technical team/vendor. Moreover she/he will also be responsible for crafting site promotions and maintain product pages
      • The ideal candidate will already have e-commerce experience and at least basic Photoshop knowledge. The tasks of the e-commerce Executive require strong entrepreneurial skills, attention to detail and the ability to work under tight deadlines
      Key Responsibilities:
      • Upload content for organization’s web presence and mobile (requires working with content management software) and mobile
      • Create (Photoshop) and develop content in collaboration with our external creative agency
      • Maintain the Master Data Sheet (Excel) up-to-date and be the driving force to collect all information
      • Work closely with Category Managers in order to gather the necessary product information
      • Brief our external creative agency for banner content on website and mobile
      • Manage the photo shoot and Photoshop schedule of product photos for the website
      • Upload the In-store technology project to bring regular news and update (Takashimaya)
      • Assure web-based information is archived for future needs and reference
      • Maintain a consistent look and feel throughout all web properties
      • Work cooperatively with key team members and vendors
      Required Skills
      • Advanced Excel Knowledge
      • Entrepreneurial skills and exceptional organizational skills a must
      • Basic Adobe Photoshop
      • At least 2-years of e-commerce experience is a plus
      • Proficient knowledge of HTML and experience with popular content management systems (Hybris is a plus)
      • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
      • Proven ability to build consensus and work effectively within a cross-departmental team
      • Passion for new technologies
  • Retail Executive
    • Job Scope
      • To ensure store housekeeping and merchandising standards are archieved.
      • To prepare shelf planogram for all categories in new stores and re-modelled stores.
      • To set-up proper inventory control on merchandising fixtures and merchandising aids.
      • To conduct merchandising training to new and existing employees
      • To provide excellent face-to-face customer service to customers so that customers needs are met
      • To assist in ordering / maintaining / monitoring of stocks and inventory control
      • To carry out promotional activities to drive sales
      • To perform cashiering duties
      • To comply with all operational standards
      Requirement
      • Diploma holders or GCE "A" level with at least 1-2 years working experience in a similar industry.
      • Able to work shifts, weekends & PH.
      • Must be service-oriented.
      • Pleasant & outgoing personality.

      Closing date : On-Going
      Location : Islandwide

  • Retail Assistant / Supervisor
    • Job Scope
      • Customer Service
      • Cashiering
      • Merchandising
      • Housekeeping
      Requirements
      • Physically fit
      • Able to work on weekends / shifts
      • Pleasant disposition
      • Able to converse in English
      • Customer service oriented

      Closing date : On-Going
      Location : Islandwide

  • Logistics Assistant
    • Job Scope
      • Picking
      • Packing
      • Receiving / Returning
      • Replenishment
      Requirement
      • Physically fit
      • Able to work on weekends / shifts
      • Able to command English
      • Able to work in a fast pace environment
      • Experience in logistics / warehouse environment will be an advantage

      Closing date : On-Going
      Location : Tampines

  • Dairy Farm Singapore Scholarship/ Management Trainee Programme
    (Cold Storage, Giant, Guardian, 7-11, Logistics and Shared Services)
    • The Dairy Farm Scholarship/ Management Trainee Program aims to develop future leaders of the company through extensive training programs encompassing retail competencies. As a Management Trainee, you will participate in various learning activities and on-the-job experience to learn new skills and prepare you for the role best suited for you in the areas of Operations Management, Merchandising, Human Resources, Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain, Marketing, Information Technology and Properties and In Dairy Farm, our Management Trainees can look forward to exceptional support and enriching learning programs for career development and progression.
      • Strong Passion in Retail
      • Fresh Degree/ Diploma/ ITE Holders
      • Excellent Communication Skills
      • Independent, Self-Driven and Willing to Learn
      • Exudes Leadership Qualities
      • Dynamic Interpersonal Skills

      Attractive compensation and benefits package await successful applicants.

      Send your comprehensive resume to oboriel@coldstorage.com.sg
  • Dairy Farm Flexi Work
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      Join Guardian under the Dairy Farm Flexi Work!

      Earn extra cash, learn new skills and varied job exposure at your flexi time.

      The Dairy Farm Flexi Work is ideal for:

      • Student looking to earn more pocket allowance without interrupting their studies
      • Housewives and Retirees who have spare time to earn extra income to cover household expenditures
      • Working Adults interested to learn new job skills and gain valuable experience.