Store Manager - Chesterfield

12 Jun 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a Store Manager or Assistant Manager looking to take that next step in your career?

Do you want to work for an established footwear retailer?

UK's leading Footcare / Footwear brand is currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed Store / Practise Manager to join their business and play a lead role in the ongoing success of their Store / Clinic within Dobbies Garden Centre, in Chesterfield.

Established in 2006 with 80 sites nationwide offering a unique service and products that make them standout from the rest. Seeking a skilled and experienced Store Manager or Assistant Manager who can be a strong decision maker whilst have the ability to ensure the customer service received from the store is second to none.

Roles and Responsibilities

As a Store / Practice Manager you will manage and motivate your team to increase sales and ensure efficiency

Managing stock levels and making key decisions about stock control

Analysing sales figures and forecasting future sales volumes as well as analysing and interpreting trends to facilitate planning and forecasting

As a Store / Practice Manager you will be dealing with staffing issues: recruitment; conducting appraisals and performance reviews; and providing or organising training and development

Ensuring standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met

Promoting the organisation locally by liaising with local schools, newspapers and the community in general

Organising special promotions, displays and events

Updating colleagues on business performance, new initiatives and other pertinent issues

As a Store / Practice Manager you will be maintaining awareness of market trends in the retail industry, understanding forthcoming customer initiatives, and monitoring what local competitors are doing

As a Store / Practice Manager you will initiating changes to improve the business, e.g. revising opening hours to ensure the store can compete effectively in the local market

To be suitable for the role you must have the below:

The ability to lead and motivate a team with excellent communication and 'people' skills and a strong commitment to customer service

The ability to work under pressure and handle challenging situations with confidence, drive and enthusiasm

The ability to understand and analyse sales figures and manage KPI's

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