Assistant Store Manager


Job ID: 340923000006488007  |  Industry: Retail  |  Posted Date: 15-04-2019

Our client, is one of the largest retail organizations of the Middle East. They are looking for a Assistant Store Manager X 2 for its retail store.

Please find below, the job description:

Customer Focus

  • Effective resource planning for customer service
  • Ensure regular training of store staff on all aspects of customer service, product knowledge and selling skills
  • Implements a high standard of customer focus within the store
  • Regularly assesses customer service standards within store
  • Create seamless customer service orientation among store employees by ensuring timely and efficient customer service
  • Ensure customer needs are met and complaints/queries are resolved in a timely manner
  • Never say “No” to customer


Sales and Commercial Profit

  • Achieve the revenue targets for the store 
  • Achieve target productivity metric ( sales per person per day, staff per sqft) for the store
  • Actively seeks ways to achieve or exceed store sales targets
  • Monitor and control expenses ( overtime, local, stock and consumables) through efficient store operations
  • Monitor sales performance against last year, last week and budget on a daily and weekly basis and to give feedback to managers and also to communicate to staff


Shop Keeping and Store Standards

  • Ensure accurate stock merchandise and management (stock ageing , stock loss, space management)  within the store
  • Oversee and monitor all point of sales activities in the store which includes - sales transactions, tracking customer orders and payments, registering sale and maintaining inventory updates, providing service, handling returns and refunds, gathering consumer data for feedback
  • Oversee and monitor the inventory management in the store ( stock availability, order management, back store management, stock movement within store)
  • Ensure that the store is in compliance with the company policy for all employment and state laws, including wage and hour, human rights and equal employment opportunities
  • Ensure the company policy and procedures are communicated in a timely manner and adhered to accordingly 
  • Oversee cash transaction entry and management ( petty cash, pos cash elements, change floats)
  • Regularly audit own store administration and resolve any issues
  • Monitor and continuously seek to understand commercial environment, local trading patterns, competitor activity and market trends in the retail sector and their impact on store.
  • Monitor and handle customer complaints and take corrective action in line with Company policy
  • Maintain high standards of visual appearance throughout the store including all non-retail areas
  • Maintain window and in-store displays to a high standard in line with merchandising guidelines
  • Prepare and review store reports on sales, commercial profit and stock ageing (slow moving, fast moving and nonmoving items)
  • Execute price revisions within the store
  • Maintain a high level of store health and security for company assets, cash, stock and customer property
  • Ensure seasonal peaks, important trading/promotional events are taken account of when preparing forecasts and staff rosters


People Management

  • Ensure store expectations and priorities are communicated to staff
  • Review and provide regular feedback on staff’s performance against expectations
  • Carry out regular and relevant in-store training and enroll staff on relevant Learning and Development courses
  • Support induction of new recruits through buddy system
  • Monitor staff welfare ( staff accommodation and transport) and facilitate complaint resolution
  • Oversee staff development and drive


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