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Assistant Store Manager

Employer
Poundland
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Aug 2021

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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About the opportunity...
Grab your basket there's a lot more in store for you

We are recruiting for an Assistant Store Manager to deliver against KPIs in a challenging retail environment. You will support the Store Manager in leading the store team to provide excellent store standards and provide amazing service to our customers every day.

You will always be ready to adapt to change, learn new things and lead your team to mobilise the retail plan. You will be the face of the store and your local community, and despite the many tasks you are responsible for every day, always provide amazing customer service.

This role comes with the ability to study Retail Team Leader Level 3 qualification through an apprenticeship, (in England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
What you'll be doing as an Assistant Store Manager...
  • Working with the Store Manager to drive sales through consistent focus on merchandising, standards and the corporate footprint
  • Use your organisational and planning skills to support the management of the stores' people-related activities, i.e., training, induction, recruitment, and people management
  • Drive fun and friendly customer service at the till point and throughout the shop floor.
What you'll need as an Assistant Store Manager...
  • Success in leading and managing operational teams
  • Experience in delivering sales and inventory targets within a dynamic retail environment
  • Understand the importance of exceeding sales targets and meeting budgets
  • Understand the importance of providing an amazing customer service experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with customers and colleagues
  • A self-motivated and resilient manager who is a team player and deals with challenges with a positive and proactive outlook
  • To be computer literate with experience in Excel.
What we offer...
  • This role comes with the ability to study Retail Team Leader Level 3 qualification through an apprenticeship, (in England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
  • Competitive salary
  • Potential to earn uncapped bonus
  • An eight-week induction programme
  • Continuous Learning and Development opportunities
  • Career Progression
  • Colleague discount
  • Colleague benefits portal including an extensive range of discounts at national and local retailers
  • Life assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - providing support 24 hours a day.
About us...
Since opening its first store in Burton-upon-Trent in 1990, Poundland & Dealz, has built a network of over 850 stores in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, offering top brands and great quality own brand products that provide customers with amazing value every day.

Poundland & Dealz offers thousands of quality products in store with over 1,000 well-known brands in 17 shopping categories including food and drink, health and beauty, household, gardening, DIY, pet, stationery, books, DVDs and toys. It is on a journey from a single price to a simple price point retailer. While the majority of items in its stores are at its original £1 price point, it is extending ranges above and below £1 that also offer amazing value.

Now part of Pepco Group with over 2,500 stores across Europe, Poundland also trades internationally in the Republic of Ireland through its Dealz brand. Dealz has a growing store base in both Poland and Spain.

Within the UK Poundland has also rolled out its fashion brand PEP&CO to approximately 300 of its larger stores. PEP&CO, launched in 2015 as a standalone brand, offers customers a full range of women's, men's and kids' fashion and is now bringing new style to Poundland with simple low pricing on family fashion that's hard to find on local high streets.

PEP&CO was also nominated in the 2019 Retail Week Awards as Private Label of The Year.

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