Retail Manager

Taylor 2 Recruitment Ltd.
Didcot, UK
04 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a prestigious garden centre business, expanding through acquisition. They now require a Manager to cover their Christmas and Furniture Department in one of their large out of town destination sites.

You will be experienced in driving sales and maximising profits, creating stunning and inspirational visual displays, managing stock levels and motivating and developing your team.

Using our in-house reporting tools, you will gain a real sense of ownership which allows you to work as a true entrepreneur. You will identify sales trends and use this information to constantly improve sales and profitability by optimising space productivity, replenishment, and merchandising. The customer is the focus of everything we do, so you will ensure that they always receive an exceptional level of service.

To be the ideal candidate you will:

·have experience of working in a fast-paced retail environment

·be able to quickly gain an in-depth knowledge of our furniture and Christmas products, and previous experience of this would be desirable but not essential.

·be a great communicator with an ability to inspire and lead your team

·have a can-do attitude with a passion for excellence in everything you do

·have a track-record for achieving targets and KPIs

·have a meticulous eye for detail, ensuring that our high retail standards are consistently maintained in terms of product placement, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel

·possess good commercial insight with an ability to take performance data and translate into sound retail action points

·have a clear understanding of the needs of our customers and constantly striving to ensure their expectations are always exceeded

·be organised and proactive and be able to plan ahead for seasonal and trend changes

·be able to work well under pressure with high levels of focus and drive

·excellent numeracy, literacy and computer skills.

You will come from a similar environment either Garden Centre or Department store,

Have strong product knowledge

Able to manage a team

Able to merchandise

Position is available asap

Salary: circa £35,000

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