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RETAIL STORE MANAGER – Reading

 

Job Description

RETAIL STORE MANAGER – Reading

Gap personnel acting as an employment agency are currently recruiting for Retail Store Manager on a permanent basis based in Reading.

GENERAL SUMMARY

You will be passionate, friendly, helpful, and treating everyone with respect. But also, super-efficient - doing more for customers with less.

When things get tough (which they will), you’ll take control and get fast, impressive results through your team. You’ll always lead by example - rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done. It’s how you’ll encourage everyone else to give that little bit more.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Authorises the duties of all employees in their store,
  • Decides about handling complaints,
  • Authorises the working hours, time off and breaks, as well as overtime if required, of all employees in their store,
  • Making sure the shop floor runs smoothly,
  • Meet the store’s monthly targets and handle budgets,
  • Recruit and train staff,
  • Serve customers as needed,
  • Check that the products you sell are well displayed,
  • Managing deliveries,
  • Determines reduced prices for last units of special products on sale,
  • Controls the till procedures of their employees.
  • Is responsible for controlling accuracy of the till operation,

IDEAL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles,
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadline,
  • Knowledge of human resources management practices and procedures,
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment,
  • Ability to motivate others,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Ability to prioritize work,
  • Full driving license,
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills,
  • Excellent multitasking skills,
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience on managerial position in retail sector.

HOURS OF WORK:

Based on rota. Shifts vary and you will be covering between 8-12 hour shifts across 7 days a week.

SALARY:

from £48,490.00 per annum

BENEFITS:

  • 20 days holiday rising to 25 days, plus bank holidays,
  • Health Cash Plan,
  • Gym membership discounts,
  • Discounted cinema tickets,
  • Money off holidays,
  • Sick pay,
  • Recognition at long service awards,
  • Maternity, paternity and adoption leave after 2 years,
  • Access to an online wellness portal,
  • 24/7 Employee Assistant Programme.

Free on-site parking, on good public transport route, ongoing work and a friendly working atmosphere.

Sound like the job for you? Click APPLY to upload your CV and one of our friendly team will be in contact.

Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Successful applications will be contacted within 1 week of the closing date. Thank you for your interest in this role.

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