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Head of Retail

Job Title: Head of Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88477
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: STM.35005.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 30, 2012 14:01

Job Description

This growing specialist branded high street retailer is recruiting for an experienced Head of Retail to take overall responsibility for it rapidily expanding UK store portfolio. The successful candidate will be responsible for: * Driving the performance and service through excelling store standards and key development of your people * Introducing processes and procedures of existing stores to drive performance and play a key strategic role in the opening of new sites across the UK * Area Sales, wages, controllable costs, and operational standards * Driving the business at a highly strategic level due to its ongoing expansion plans * Being hand-on on the daily responsibilities in regards to leading Store Managers to achieving and excelling results * Leading and challenging the Operations team to get results while embracing the visions and values of the business * Working to pace and on your own initiative The ideal candidate will be: * Educated to degree level or equivalent * A multi-site / Area Manager who will rise to the challenge of working in a fast-paced customer focused environment * From a Fashion, Service or Health & Beauty background where exceeding customer service is the top priority * Able to demonstrate how you can prioritise between store visits, the up-skilling of your Manager through succession planning and consider yourself a brand ambassador * Experienced in managing the performance of the store through the key delivery of you KPIs * Have experience of managing budgets as well as previous Area P& L responsibilities * Able to demonstrate strong training & development skills and the ability to oversee the day-to-day Managerial responsibilities of multiple business units In return, the Head of Retail will receive a generous salary and benefits package as well as the excellent opportunity to progress within a growing business. If this sounds like the role you are looking for, please apply now with an up to date CV.