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Truworths Trainee Internship Opportunity


Application is now open for students to apply for the Truworths Trainee Internship Opportunities for graduates. Find the various position available and application details below.

Various trainee position is currently open at Truworths Trainee for Internship position. Eligible graduates in the fields below that are currently unemployed are invited to apply.

Truworths Trainee Internship

Truworths Trainee Internship Positions

Below you will find various positions that are available in the Truworths Trainee Internship for graduates and their requirements:

Trainee Fashion Planner

Interns will play a very important role in the company as the power behind the money. The individual will be responsible for purchasing using analytics skills, coupled with strong numeric ability.

The intern will have to forecast financial and product trends to contribute to the development of the country.

Key responsibilities

  • Business analysis
  • Sales forecasting
  • Stock management
  • Margin and markdown management
  • Developing and monitoring the financial plans that support our product ranges
  • Strategic input on product
  • Optimising merchandise performance

Key requirements

  • B.Com, BBusSci, B.Sc or other numerate tertiary qualification
  • Numerical, analytical and organisational skills
  • Systems and technology orientated

Trainee Fashion Buyer

Candidates that want to apply for this role must be creative and ready to go beyond the shores of South Africa to the international fashion industry to get inspiration and apply them to design South African customs with the best fashion outcome. Negotiation skills, creative flair and strong administrative skills are critical to your success as a Buyer.

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Key responsibilities

  • Creative and conceptual input
  • Develop fashion ranges that are fashion-forward to meet our customer’s needs
  • Product design and construction
  • Combine trend information with commercial awareness
  • Constant product analysis
  • Optimising relationships with suppliers
  • Negotiation

Key requirements

  • Creative qualification
  • Preferably fashion degree/diploma
  • A passion for the world of fashion
  • Strong negotiating skills

Trainee Fashion Designer/Graphic Designer

This role is for capable candidates that are ready to research the hottest trends, up to date in the fashion industry and keep tabs on fashion trending topics on blogs, celebs, influentials and designers.

Candidates must be ready to work closely with consumers and provide them with the best.

Key responsibilities

  • Researching product trends internationally and locally and interpreting this for the SA market
  • Researching product trends internationally and locally Assisting the buyers with building their ranges, reflecting new and exciting but commercial colour palettes, fabrics and key looks
  • You will be responsible for specific areas of design but will work as part of a team on ad-hoc design projects
  • The possibility to visit international Trade Fairs and the fashion capitals of the world to gather information on upcoming trends suitable for the SA market

Key requirements

  • Being involved and hands-on with suggestions for styling details, branding and graphics
  • Using computer-aided design work as well as freehand sketching on programs such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, etc.
  • Fashion design qualification or related qualification
  • Fabric and garment construction knowledge
  • Graphic design knowledge would be of great benefit to assist the buying teams in their product development

Trainee Garment Tecnologist

A Garment technologist is responsible for fixing a stitch out of place ad also ensures that the company maintain a high standard of fashionable quality.

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Applicants are expected to have good technical knowledge about garments and pay attention to details.

Key responsibilities

  • Setting and maintaining quality standards for the business
  • Supporting suppliers in achieving the quality standards expected by Truworths
  • Supporting and advising buying team in fit stages from design to manufacturing
  • Approving merchandise for production
  • Managing and reducing customer returns
  • Product development

Key requirements

  • Tertiary qualification: clothing technology or related work experience
  • Supplier experience is an added advantage
  • Additional competency requirements:
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Assertiveness and influencing ability

Trainee Risk Analyst

Truworths is hiring interns with BBusSci, B.Sc, Act Sci or graduates with mathematics and statistics up to third-year. This is for graduates who love working with data with strong analytical skills and academic records to work with specialized Risk Analysts.

Key responsibilities

  • Investigating data integrity issues, testing assumptions and validating analytical results
  • Analysing strategy changes and determining impact on areas of application and account management strategies
  • Presenting ideas via reports and presentations, outlining findings and making improvements
  • Forecasting and monitoring implemented strategies using statistical techniques
  • Project managing the implementation of strategy changes into live systems
  • Developing predictive models aimed at the optimisation of profit in decision-making

Key requirements

  • Strong ability in analytics, commercial thinking, presenting and communicating information
  • Skilled at manipulating and analysing data using data analysis tools such as SAS or SQL for complex modelling purposes, forecasting exposure to predictive or analytics processes such as linear regression, decision trees, clustering, scorecard building
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly without extensive training

Trainee Sourcing Co-ordinator

This position is open for those that have experience with clothing suppliers and fashion retailers. Truworths need an intern that can negotiate for the buying teams.

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Key responsibilities

  • Taking effective briefs from Buyers
  • Negotiating and liaising with suppliers, local and international
  • Managing strict deadlines
  • Liaising with key stakeholders to meet required standards
  • Work with Buying and Quality teams to achieve fashionable product

Key requirements

  • Tertiary qualification: clothing technology or related work experience
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Knowledge of product supply and manufacturing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Assertiveness and influencing ability
  • Computer literate
  • Highly energetic

Information System Graduate

Truworths is looking for IT graduates that have an interest in software development and are eager to learn about technology and the business of retail. Candidates should be ready to work with the latest technologies and develop and support the systems that make Truworths South Africa’s leading fashion retailer.

Key responsibilities

  • Convert business requirements into technical designs
  • Write and test code
  • Grow your understanding of retail and how our business works and use this knowledge when making suggestions or implementing solutions
  • Contribute to projects by familiarizing yourself with different software languages, database technologies and technology frameworks
  • Support world-class retail systems

Key requirements

  • BSc Computer Science, B.Com Information Systems, B.Tech Information Technology or equivalent qualification (Software development in the final year is a pre-requisite)
  • An Honours degree would be advantageous
  • Passion for programming (Java, PL/SQL or C#)
  • Systems and technology orientation
  • Analytical mindset
  • Team orientation
  • Business Acumen

How to apply

To apply for the Truworths trainee internship opportunity, kindly use the link below and find the position you want to apply for. The application for Truworths trainee internship is online.



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