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Retail Store Manager Designate
£20 – 25,000 + Bonus & Great Package
This business retails a range of fashionable, trend led products within large format, bright and modern stores. Their values centre around their people and they aim to develop their teams within an inclusive culture believing that all staff members have a valuable contribution to make. This is a growing company, with plans to open many new stores, a vibrant and fast paced environment and generally a fun and exciting place to work.
As a Store Manager Designate, candidates can expect both a position with considerable challenges and a high degree of commercial autonomy. Tasked across a full range of operational KPI’s , managers are expected to maximise sales through effective staff distribution and high merchandising and service standards as well as ensuring correct stock packages and a commercial store layout. Stores for this company are large, high turnover environments with considerable challenges around stock management and require Store Managers comfortable controlling a fast-paced business and able to manage and motivate a team of junior managers and their subordinates. This role will involve some local mobility and candidates will be expected to perform a variety of short and medium term roles from simple holiday and day off cover through to trouble shooting and performance management projects. This role can be a permanent position if candidates are particularly interested in staying mobile or can be seen as a great route to a permanent store management role as the company are expanding and new roles will be available as the business grows.
Suitable candidates will need a depth of fashion related retail experience gained within a large format, fast moving business. Your experience can be from Department or Chain Stores, high turnover fashion or clothing outlets based in either the high street or out of town or from other service led retail businesses where commerciality and customer service are key. Crucially you will possess a rounded management style, able to work with a variety of stakeholders, and be adept at spotting commercial opportunity and reacting to the need of your customers. This is a challenging business and successful candidates will have their skills and ability thoroughly tested. Applications from experienced Deputy or Assistant Managers keen to find a route to store management are particularly welcome.