This leading and inspirational Outdoor Retailer is looking for a General Manager for one of their key units in Sussex.
Managing a team of up to 50 people and leading through your Department Management team; you will be an established retailer with extensive leadership & commerciality.
This business is reputable and a market leader, focusing on Outdoor, Home, DIY, and Garden. You must have extensive, big-box management experience, with a track record of success with both commercial & leadership qualities at a Store or Deputy Manager level. Garden experience is highly desirable however not essential.
The key tasks of the role will include:
- Managing the Profit & Loss of your Store & the Retail Operations - Working closely with the Service, Stock and Department Manager to execute the Store Plan.
- Motivate Department Manager's and People across the business to identify ideas for new products/services
- Ensure there are high standards of customer services across the Centre.
- Ensuring your team's Training & Development
Successful candidate responsibilities include -
- Recognise sales trends
- Engaging your team & ensure that sales strategy, sales targets and trends are well communicated to department heads and ensure these are filtered to supporting staff
- Assist Department Supervisors to organise their teams, setting weekly and daily objectives, managing staff productivity and other demands of their department.
- Support & monitor Performance level and executing development plans for under performance.
- Inspire & motivate new business ideas.
- Communicate progress to all and celebrate success!
- Have the understanding & emotional intellect that different approaches and leadership styles are required to manage different people and develop a range of leadership styles & apply them to appropriate situations.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right retail leader. The role will bring supporting bonus and benefits to suit. There is also good opportunity to develop in a company that is undergoing huge change.
If you feel this is the role for you, please apply now using an up to date CV!
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