Assistant Manager

11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you experienced in store management? If so we are now recruiting for an Assistant Store Manager and are looking for individuals just like you!

Would you like an exciting opportunity to be part of the success story?

We started in 1995 in stylish Copenhagen. We have developed from a modest outlet to a recognised chain with 400+ stores across 21 European countries. In June 2005, we opened our first UK store in Basingstoke. Since then we have opened stores all over the UK

Due to continuing business success and growth we now have a fantastic opportunity available for an Assistant Store Manager to join our retail store in Aberdeen.

The Assistant Store Manager role:

As our Assistant Store Manager, you will be primarily working to maximise sales and profit by ensuring the efficient and effective management of all sales and operational areas. Your responsibilities will also include:

* Ensuring an excellent standard of customer service is delivered at all times.
* Ensuring stock loss, man-hours and costs are controlled efficiently.
* Managing the recruitment, training, development and performance of all staff.
* Coaching, motivating and developing the store sales team to achieve personal and store objectives.
* Planning, managing and taking ultimate accountability for store expenditure on controllable items.
* Communicating effectively with the Area and Store Managers to ensure key information is shared to ensure best practice.

The ideal Assistant Store Manager:

We are looking for someone who has worked for a fast-paced retailer ideally in fashion and can hit the ground running while demonstrating the following skills:

* Experience at Assistant Store Manager level or extensive experience at a senior Supervisor level and ready to take the next step in management
* Sound practical knowledge of all retail operational activities required for effective management of the shop floor including some experience of merchandising
* Strong logistic and warehouse management skills
* Customer focused approach
* The ability to motivate a team and build good relationships within the team
* Strong man management skills
* Excellent communication skills at all levels
* Competent IT (especially word & excel) and administration skills
* Practical Health and Safety knowledge and an understanding of relevant legislation
* A flexible open-minded approach with a proven ability to prioritise effectively
* Passionate about retail and have a real desire to build a career within the company


As well as a competitive Salary of £18,000 per annum, the Assistant Store Manager package includes a generous bonus scheme and staff discounts.

The role is full time (40 hours per week) and covers a five in seven day rota.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you and you are looking to join a company who values both their customers and employees, then click APPLY!

The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.