Department Manager

Retail Human Resources plc
Aberdeen, UK
08 Oct 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The scale of each of this leading retailer's stores means that the role and responsibilities of its department managers equate to those of a store manager at a smaller outlet. And that is exactly what this outstanding retailer is seeking to recruit: experienced, sales-focused retail managers to drive sales and profitability across multiple ranges and departments in a large £multimillion store.

Retail professionals likely to thrive in these roles will relish the challenge of managing a large team and complex operation with multiple brands.

Their principal responsibilities will include:

* Maximising sales opportunities across the business through the management and motivation of the team and close analysis of sales reports;

* Addressing any performance or operational issues impeding profit optimisation;

* Working with the store management team to ensure store standards and visual merchandising support the sales effort;

* Building, maintaining and developing a well-trained, engaged sales team motivated to excel. This may seem like a great deal to ask of a department manager but these aren't typical department manager roles. In fact these autonomous roles offer you an excellent opportunity to prove your readiness for large unit, £multimillion management.

The ideal candidate profile for these roles would include:

* A track record of management success in quality retail environment;

* Natural sales skills and commercial acumen;

* Tenacity, self-motivation and well-developed communication skills;

* Natural leadership abilities.

If you're keen to make an impact managing sales and profitability for multiple brands within a single store operation, this retailer can offer you a progressive career path plus an excellent remuneration package.

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