Assistant Manager – Cork

  • €35000 - €45000
  • Fashion & Non-Food Retail
  • Cork, Cork city
  • Full Time

Assistant Store Manager – Cork

Our Client, an established and successful big box store in Cork is seeking to recruit an Assistant Manager to drive commercial and operational KPI’s. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Assistant Store Manager with Volume retail management experience looking to join a business where you can add value through your leadership.

As Assistant Manager, you will support the leadership team with the overall strategic direction whilst ensuring 5* customer engagement.

This is a job opportunity, for a passionate and energetic leader with 2-3 years leading a team of 20+ within a high volume Fashion retail environment.

Responsibilities for the job of Store Manager include the following.

  • Work closely with leadership team in delivering KPI’s and achieving 5* service
  • To implement retail priorities and effectively communicate targets and objectives.
  • To deliver the retail plan through your team, service and product knowledge
  • Lead and motivate your team through high levels of engagement and communications
  • Analyse trading reports and react accordingly in order of achieving your store KPI’s
  • To ensure a systematic approach in planning and organising store promotions, events and day to day activity
  • Responsible for managing all HR issues and appraisals for the team
  • Ensure that exceptional customer service is in place throughout the store and that this company culture is met by all staff through coaching, managing and reporting
  • Monitor stock loss and implement strategies to reduce company deficit costs.
  • Ensure company succession plan is implemented, to encourage growth amongst your team

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Ambitious with a zeal for learning more and progressing within the company.
  • A proven track record in managing a successful team within a target driven, commercial retail environment.
  • Experience of managing performance, coaching and motivating a team on an ongoing basis.
  • Proven ability in sales, with a commercial understanding of budgets, margin, cost of sell, P&L.
  • An ability to interpret and report on financial information.
  • Excellent knowledge of high volume Fashion / Textiles retail
  • 3-4 years retail management experience


Salary + excellent bonus structure

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


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