Assistant Manager / Buyer – Galway

  • €30000 - €35000
  • Fashion & Non-Food Retail
  • Galway
  • Full Time

Assistant Manager / Buyer – Galway

Our client, a well-known established Fashion and Homewares department store in Galway is seeking to recruit a Retail Assistant Manager for their Homewares department.

This is a wonderful unique job opportunity for a Retail Manager with experience in sourcing and selecting homewares and home accessories.

As the Assistant Manager, you will support the Store Manager in driving sales and service across the store. You will also be instrumental in sourcing , identifying and selecting the Homewares range. Driving margin and profitability.

Job responsibilities for the job of Assistant Manager Galway includes the following

  • Drive sales and service across the Homewares department
  • Sourcing and Buying for Homewares including cookware and electrical white goods
  • Manage the cook shop department, sales, Kpis and standards
  • Ensure the department is merchandised and displayed in accordance to company plan
  • Liaise closely with suppliers, negotiating prices and promotions
  • Manage stock, returns and deliveries
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Lead, motivate and encourage the team of sales assistants through product knowledge training

Experience required for the job of Assistant Manager and Buyer includes the following

  • 2 years + in retail management and buying experience within homewares
  • Experience in delivering KPi’s, sales, margin
  • Strong visual merchandising skills
  • Experience in managing a team of 5+
  • Have strong commercial awareness within the retail sector
  • Have excellent attention to detail, organisational and communication skills

This is a wonderful job opportunity for a retail manager looking to gain more experience in buying and sourcing.

Salary Package €30-35k

Should you be interested in hearing more about this job opportunity, please contact Aislinn though the link provided


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