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General Manager /Buyer - Jersey

Job Title: General Manager /Buyer - Jersey
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Channel Isles
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Relocation Package + Housing Allowance
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SSP92808
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 12, 2013 14:22

Job Description

A unique opportunity has come up in the lovely setting of the Channel Islands! My client is looking for someone from a Retail Management background that has exposure to the selection and buying of their product. As a General Manager /Buyer you will be in charge of operating the daily operations & the P&L of the allocated stores as well as being in charge of the Buying & selection of the fashion ranges for your customers. To be successfully in this position you must have– * General Store Manager or Department Store Management Background. * KPIs focus around both financial and non financial targets. * Selection of product for suppliers from currently and season trends. * Negotiation on ranges and availability from the buyers of the franchise. * High level of commercial acumen and can plan your store through short, medium and long term plans. * Managing and leading a large team - with inspirational leadership and direction of your Management team. * Lead to provide a legal compliant and visually presentable store. * Must be self motivated and driven and work well in an autonomous environment! To be successful in this role – * Blue-chip Store, Department or Area management experience within fashion sector. * Have exposure to buying or Selection of product for your store or department. * Tracked record of success through retail career. * P &L accountable. * Is flexible regarding relocation. Also relocating to the Channel Islands represents a fantastic opportunity and lifestyle that you perhaps cannot obtain in the UK; - * Lower tax rate and social security (on average an extra 3-6k per annum compared to the UK!). * One of the sunniest places in the British Isles! * Relaxing lifestyle - As VAT has not been levied in the Channel, luxury goods have often been cheaper than in the UK or in France. In return you will receive full visa to work on the island, relocation costing accommodation allowance, bonuses (profit related), pension, private healthcare and staff discount. They will also assist financially with your flight or ferry over. If this opportunity sounds of interest, please send your CV quoting the reference SSP92808. 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.