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Store Manager Designate- London

Job Title: Store Manager Designate- London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95561
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2014 17:02

Job Description

A Store Manager Designate is needed for a specialist outdoor retailer, covering the Surrey area. Their stores cater for the local Sports and Outdoors enthusiasts, so a passion for all things sporty would be beneficial. I am looking for a well rounded and commercial retail manager or assistant manager who is proactive in their approach and can work using their own initiative, running a store as they would their own business. The successful candidate must have excellent coaching and leadership skills and be a manger that recognises the benefits of driving performance through their people. As Store Manager Designate, you will be expected to: * Assist in the management of the P&L * Cover absences and deputise for Manager’s holidays throughout the Surrey retail estate * Drive sales through your people * Build and establish a customer base in order to grow the business * Train and develop your team to provide top-notch customer service The ideal candidate will have: * Strong Retail management experience * Commercial awareness * Excellent leadership credentials * A love of customer service * Good training and development capabilities All retail backgrounds will be considered but it would help if you had a passion for the Outdoors. Cycling, hiking, competitive sports etc. You must be a go-getter and someone who would be willing to step up to a Store Manager position within 6 months. In return for your hard work, you will be rewarded with a basic salary of between £20k and £23k with good bonuses and benefits. If you feel that you are the right candidate, please apply with an up to date copy of your CV. 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.