Store Manager - Kipling

Recruiter
VF INTERNATIONAL SAGL
Location
Portsmouth
Posted
30 Oct 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
One of the cult objects of today’s life is a fabulous bag, it is an integral part of our personality – show me your bag and I’ll tell you who you are. Trendy, practical and informal, our Kipling bags are part of everyday life for more than 35 million women in 67 countries throughout the world. Now we’re looking for a Store Manager for our store in Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth someone with passion, knowledge and enthusiasm to bring our brand to life.
Job Duties:
•To recruit competent staff who represent the brand and its image while maintaining quality communication skills to ensure excellent customer service.•To build a team that individually as well as collectively fully inherits the true meaning of the brand, fully understands company policy & procedure, and in turn creates a store of excellence for the customer to shop in.•Responsible for ensuring that all products are displayed to the company standard and that attention to detail is maintained at all times. Ensure that all new lines are merchandised on the shop floor within 24 hours of receiving shipment.•Responsible for carrying out all staff appraisals and counselling/disciplinary procedures as laid out in the employee handbook in conjunction with conversations with your HR representative.•Responsible for ensuring that all health & safety requirements (risk assessments) are carried out & maintained as in the company guidelines and that the store is operated as a safe working environment.•As the main key holder you are responsible for security of the staff, stock, and all company monies & premises, and must observe all company policies.•Ensure all company administration is kept up-to-date and relevant information is passed on to head office on time.•Ensure all deliveries are unloaded, checked off and transferred to the sales floor quickly and efficiently and that all relevant paperwork (discrepancies) are recorded on appropriate paperwork and e-mailed to head office, then filed away in the filing system for easy retrieval.•Must have thorough knowledge of stock and all aspects of running the store from register operation to stock replenishment and petty cash purchases. Ensure all staff uses their own personal pin number when operating the register.•Develop then implement a suitable internal communications strategy so that all staff are aware of new company products, policies, newsletters memos etc.
In return, we offer a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous uniform allowance, staff discounts and a pension scheme.
The Inside TrackYou may not be familiar with VF Corporation, but chances are that you know our brands quite well. From The North Face® jackets to Timberland® boots, we outfit people of all walks of life. In fact, we have more than 30 brands that serve consumers around the world.
Organized in 1899, VF has grown to be a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel and footwear with about 60,000 associates. Our businesses and brands are organized into five coalitions: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, Sportswear and Contemporary Brands. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our one-company approach to doing business provides a unique and powerful competitive advantage.
Our five largest brands are The North Face®, Vans®, Wrangler®, Timberland®, and Lee®. Other brands include 7 For All Mankind®, Bulwark®, Eagle Creek®, Eastpak®, Ella Moss®, JanSport®, Kipling®, lucy®, Majestic®, Napapijri®, Nautica®, Red Kap®, Reef®, Riders®, Splendid® and SmartWool®.
VF Quick Facts:• 30+ brands• 60K associates around the world• 150 countries worldwide• $11.4 billion in revenue• 115 years of achievements and growth• No. 1 manufacturer of denim• 1,200 owned retail stores• $700M returned to shareholders in 2013• 1.3M units of apparel and footwear produced every day
To apply e-mail your CV and Cover letter by clicking the 'apply' button.
Due to the high volume of candidates we receive, we will only contact successful candidates for the interview stage.
This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/77390866