Store manager - Retail Industry
  • Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Job Description

a High end retailer in Durban is looking for Store Manager to join their Durban Team

Requirements:

Must have 5 years sales experience

2 years experience as an Assistant Manager / Store Manager (Managing 5+ Staff Members)

Matric

Visual Merchandising Experience

a Valid driver’s license and own transport

Must be able to travel between stores on a daily basis

The ideal candidate will be:

Able to Motivate Others

Customer Focussed

A Quick Learner

A Team Player

Duties:

Maximize sales and control expenses

Stock control and stock take weekly

Maintain store staff by recruiting, selecting, orientating and training employees

Maintain store staff results by coaching, counselling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring and appraising job results

Prepare annual budget; schedule expenditures; analyze variances; initiate corrective actions

Identify current and future customer requirements by establishing rapport with potential and actual customers and other persons in a position to understand service requirements

Ensure availability of merchandise and services by approving contracts; maintaining inventories

Secure merchandise by monitoring security systems and measures

Set up effective marketing displays for the sales floor and store windows

Manage all controllable costs to keep operations profitable

Analyze sales figures and forecast future sales

Analyze and interpret trends to facilitate planning

Respond to customer complaints and comments

Maintain awareness of market trends in the retail industry, understanding forthcoming customer initiatives and monitoring what local competitors are doing

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Durban, KwaZulu-Natal: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

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