To ensure the delivery of exceptional operational and commercial standards throughout stores in the Area.
To ensure compliance in all areas of operational activity and drive sales and profitability through the performance and development of Store Managers, whilst managing within agreed budg• Analysing sales figures
• Managing and motivating a team to increase sales and ensure efficiency; to identify under-performing stores and develop a business plan to address and manage issues effectively,
• Managing stock levels and making key decisions about stock control;
• Dealing with staffing issues such as interviewing potential staff as well as providing or organising training and development; To create a positive environment that results instable retention and a reduction of labour turnover.
• Ensuring standards for quality, customer service and visual merchandising.To collate and provide constructive feedback on VM standards to the business, To ensure that the visual presentation of all stores represents the brand image,
• Organising special promotions, displays and events;
• Touring the sales floor regularly, talking to colleagues and customers and identifying or resolving urgent issues;maintaining awareness of market trends in the retail industry, understanding forthcoming customer initiatives and monitoring what local competitors are doing;
• Initiating changes to improve the business dealing with sales, as and when required dealing with interiors department, supervising interiors projects and implementation of furniture in the stores.
• To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by the management.
Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to drive and motivate performance through effective coaching skills
Highly organised with the ability to adapt quickly to strategic change
Self starter, who takes the iniative
Ability to train and develop the skill and knowledge of direct reports
Previous multi site area/retail management – minimum 3 years.(within ECI a plus)
English language and excel knowledge required
Driving License required
80% of working time traveling