Wednesday , May 22 2024

WHSmith Job Application – Deputy Manager

Website WHSmith

Job Description:

We are looking for outstanding individuals used to working to challenging business objectives and managing store budgets to join our EDINBURGH ROYAL INFIRMARY store. Looking after a team of circa 13 you will have previous experience of managing performance, from appraisals through to disciplinaries.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive the team to achieve both individual and store targets including sales, shrink, waste, cash loss and staff costs
  • Ensure store is fully compliant with pricing, promotions, legislation and landlord agreements
  • Support the Store Manager with employee lifecycle from recruitment to appraisals, training and disciplinary procedures
  • Play an active role on the shop floor with the sales team
  • Work closely with the Store Manager to identify cost saving measures and sales opportunities through analysis of the profit &loss statement
  • Work with the management team to maximise opportunities to drive sales and increase footfall
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the outlet landlords, working closely with them to resolve any problems that may arise
  • Deputise for Store Manager in their absence
  • Create a customer service led culture which is always striving to improve performance
  • Ensure all staff deliver a professional, friendly service to all customers

Job Requirements:

  • Leading by example on the shop floor, setting high standards for your team
  • Previous experience of working to and achieving demanding targets within tight budgets
  • Proven retail experience in a management role
  • Working knowledge of profit & loss accounts
  • Experience in supporting delivery of store objectives, including maximising sales and controlling shrink
  • Coach and mentor the team to improve performance

Job Details:

Company: WHSmith

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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