Store Manager

GI GROUP UK
London
01707247254
Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
County :
Greater London
Town :
LONDON
Category :
Retail
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Salary :
Gold Offer (>£40,000)
Experience :
Less than 2 years
Starting date :
ASAP
Job reference n° :
TG/SF/WSM

Company description

I am recruiting for a Store Manager with experience in the luxury, fashion industry to join an Italian, luxury brand at their store in Westfield, White City, London. This Italian, luxury brand is creative and innovative by tradition. Founded on excellence in the art of footwear, they were originally known as "shoe maker to the stars" but, have since expanded their brand to include both ready to wear collections and accessories, offering a wide range of high quality prestigious products manufactured with the greatest attention to detail and offered by means of impeccable service.

When you join this brand, you not only join the team but, you join the family and this means they want the best for you and therefore, want you to develop to your full potential. This is a company that trains and promotes its staff, hiring from the bottom and promoting high.

Fabio started as a Sales Assistant and following a succession of promotions is now the European Manager, this is not a rarity and many of the current management team started as Sales Assistants.

When you join, you will be given training immediately obviously but, following completion of your probation period, you will then receive further training which will be held in Paris, Berlin, London or Florence. You will consistently be provided with training opportunities and if your desire is to move up the career ladder, this will be facilitated.

Job description

You will be responsible for planning the day to day running of the store, ensuring you are maximising efficiency through effective management of turnover, margins, stock and personnel costs. You will organise your schedule to ensure you are focusing on key issues for the development of the business. You will ensure the store merchandise is correctly laid out, in line with product policies and company guidelines. You will recruit, train, coach and motivate staff and carry out performance evaluations. You will identify customer requirements in order to build and maintain long term relationships and promote brand loyalty.

Profile

As Store Manager at this Italian, luxury store in London, you will have a strategic vision and be able to inspire and motivate your team whilst developing their expertise. You will have a strong personality, be a team orientated leader, energetic and have a real passion for people development. You will thrive on developing your staff to ensure they achieve their maximum potential. You will be numbers focused with the ability to analyse data and identify trends, have excellent organisation skills and the ability to work in a high pressure, challenging environment.

Specific needs

The right to work within the UK is ESSENTIAL to this role (no sponsorship is available)
The ability to speak fluent English is ESSENTIAL

Contact

Tinamaria Glover