Retail Department Manager
Key Recruitment have an exciting new opportunity for a Retail Department Manager with a high profile, large store in the Derby, Derbyshire area.
Exellent opportunity for an experienced retail manager to manage a high profile department in a highly regarded out of town destination retail business.
Our client is one of 18 garden centres within a group of out of town retail sites. As a group they turn over £80m annually throughout the UK and the Channel Islands, and their seasonal & furniture departments are a key part of their customer offering.
We are looking for a motivated and passionate individual to manage the Seasonal / Christmas and Furniture product areas, who can drive sales and maintain high retail standards, whilst at the same time provide a level of service that exceeds customer expectations. The successful candidate will have responsibility for overseeing the day to day running of the department ensuring that the highest standards of visual appearance and maintenance are consistently applied.
You will need to ensure that customers are given the very best in service and you will provide them with expert knowledge and advice. You will play an active role in the stock ordering and stock control processes for your sections and for training and developing your team.
Candidate requirements also include to have;
- experience of working in retail management ideally within a high volume, large format centre or retail department store, although we are open to talking to candidates from any retail background particularly those with experience in similar product areas to those in th department concerned..
- be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities
- have excellent knowledge of seasonal retail products, merchandising and displays.
- be meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel
You'll also need to have an ability to manage and develop a team
Sound like you? Then give me a call or apply today for details
Job Type: Full-time