Department Manager - London

16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This exciting new role is with a global premium brand who are currently looking to recruit a Department Manager for their brand new flagship store in central London. You will be responsible for creating an environment that will provide a premium consumer experience and to drive a team to achieve strong business results.

Main responsibilities of this role will include:

- Supporting the senior store Management in the managing and coaching the team to success
- Ensuring the sales team achieve KPI’s and all areas are performing positively
- Coaching and motivating the Floor Managers and sales team
- Performance management
- Coordinating your own team and targets in line with store objectives
- Lead by example by having a vision in store and through exceptional customer service
- Excellent leadership and communication in daily briefings and meetings
- Managing personal customer service and selling
- Making commercial decisions and overseeing visual merchandising
- Driving retail and operational standards in line with senior store management teams objectives
- Being aware of trade reports, competitor analysis and fashion trends

Person requirements:

- Experience of working as either a Store Manager, Assistant Manager or Floor Manager of at least a £3 million store
- Experience managing a large team
- A strong awareness and understanding of competitors
- A knowledge of all store processes including; payroll controls, stock loss, office controls and general expenditure.
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong influencing skills to challenge the business processes and procedures
- Ability to translate data and information effectively in order to identify trends and improve sales and commercial practices within the store
- Flexible to work late nights and early starts