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Department Manager - Garden

Job Title: Department Manager - Garden
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guernsey
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95421
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.29306.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 18, 2014 11:22

Job Description

Exciting opportunity has arisen within the Home, Garden and outdoor division for a Department Manager within their Plants department to work along the General Store Manager & VM Manager. This ultimate role is to optimise this department by driving sales & minimising wastage to provide a great Department for your customers. responsibilities include - * Leading your people within that department * Liaison with local supplier Group led supplier to gain best possible margin * Rotate & re-merchandise poor selling stock * Minimising Wastage * Managing hours on department (making sure you are keeping on line with wage budgets) * Analyse sales trends performance. * Competitor visits of other stores and looking at their visual standards. * Working and engaging with the Department Managers. * The manager must be customer service focused also as you will be shop-floor based. The ideal candidate will have: * Management or Supervisory experience in a Garden/Horticultural, Nursery or DIY garden environment * Managed Budgets & KPI's * Have led teams in a commercial environment * Strong relationship building in relation to the building relationship with the Store, & Head Office teams. In return for your hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and the opportunity to progress within an industry leading retailer. If you feel that you are the right candidate, please apply with an up to date copy of your CV quoting the reference Q95421. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.