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Senior Retail Manager

  • Retail, Fashion and Non-Food
  • €50000 - €60000
  • Carlow, Kilkenny
  • Full Time
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Senior Retail Manager – Kilkenny/ Carlow

Excel Recruitment are seeking an experienced Senior Retail Manager for the role of Operations Manager in Carlow/ Kilkenny. This is a wonderful job opportunity to join a large Big Box Retail Store, with a team of 40+ and a management team of 3

Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be responsible for the smooth operation of the business in terms of Efficiency, Standards and Service whilst supporting Purchasing and category decisions

Known for their excellent quality, customer service and product knowledge, this senior retail role would suit a Store Manager from High Volume/ Home & Textiles or Home & DIY retail background

Responsibilities for the job of Retail Operations Manager include:

  • Analyse sales trading reports and KPI’s with your Management team, agreeing plan of action where required
  • Responsible for ensuring brand values and standards are adhered to at all times
  • Agree and confirm all operational decisions on staff deployment, product movement, deliveries and store merchandising
  • Lead, coach and develop your management team in delivering their goals, targets, margin and performance
  • Ensure an amazing customer journey is delivered through product knowledge, store ambience, customer engagement and product selection
  • Engage in weekly meetings with Directors to give an update on performance against targets
  • Ensure the company commercial and visual standards are delivered
  • Support Managers in recruiting, selecting, inducting, and training employees
  • Make and ensure ranging and purchasing decision are in line with company brand standards
  • Review merchandising guidelines, pricing, and product flow
  • Identify trends and react accordingly with promotions and new product lines
  • Apply pricing policies and ensure all purchasing procedures are adhered to
  • Attend Trade Shows and support purchasing decisions on new products
  • Source new suppliers and opportunities at all times
  • Communicate and liaise regularly with the Warehouse, Purchasing, Finance and Marketing

Experience required for this job of Retail Operations Manager:

  • 3-4 years Senior Retail store management experience essential
  • Experience in managing a large big box store or similar high volume business.
  • Strong operational and commercial management experience
  • Volume retail management experience is essential
  • P&L management experience
  • Experience in managing large teams of 30+


€50-60k DOE

Should you be interested in this job opportunity, please upload your details to the link provided and Aislinn will look after your application.


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Excel Recruitment

The Capel Building
Marys Abbey (Just off Capel Street/Abbey Street)
Dublin 7

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