Retail Area Manager - Ladieswear

  • Job Reference: JS4280
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2018
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: South of England / Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Retail, Sales
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email: joannes@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

Are you ready to put your leadership and business knowledge to the test in the fashion world?  Our client is a premium brand based in London and they have an exciting opportunity for a Retail Area Manager to join their business.  The role will be to manage and support specific stores in the region to achieve Company objectives by empowering Store Managers, promoting a customer focus culture to all colleagues which will assist to maximise sales and profit performance. This is a field-based role across the South of the country or the Midlands region.  

MUST HAVE LADIESWEAR FASHION EXPERIENCE

Retail Area Manager - The Role:

  • To achieve and exceed sales and profit budgets within stores and across the region through effective store strategy planning, monitoring the financial performance identifying opportunities, risks and taking action when required.
  • Work with Store Managers to plan store strategies / layouts and ensure that promotions are implemented in line with agreed seasonal and promotional plans.
  • Identify opportunities to increase the profitability of stores, e.g. reviewing stock packages identifying local opportunities, etc.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that operating costs are managed and controlled to protect profitability and ensure action is within stores to minimise stock loss.
  • Work with Store Managers to ensure that consistently high levels of customer service are achieved and are continually improved within stores.
  • Ensure that stores are staffed effectively and within budget to maximise sales and maintain high store standards.
  • To monitor service standards within stores using available data, e.g. customer satisfaction, mystery shop, conversion and average spend repots and take action where a store is falling below the required standards.

Retail Area Manager - The Candidate:

  • Looking for someone who can demonstrate good business acumen with a passion and track record for delivering results; 
  • A keen eye for detail and flare for VM to ensure the company’s vision is delivered within store; 
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to motivate teams and influence at all levels; 
  • The ability to make decisions efficiently and with confidence within company guidelines. 
  • You must have a full UK driving licence.
  • Must have previous Premium Brand experience
  • A strong people management focus

Retail Area Manager - The Package: 

  • Competitive, dependant on experience 

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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