JOB TITLE: Area; Regional; Manager - Retail


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Hertfordshire
Job Reference : 9110SB Job Category : Retail
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 07/11/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £40000 - £50000 per annum + car, laptop, mobile
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Job Title: Area; Regional; Manager - Retail Location: London/Herts Salary: £40-50k The Role: As the Area Manager you will be responsible for managing 22 regional stores within the fashion retail industry. You will be ensuring stores operate within company policy and achieve sales and profit margins throughout the London and Hertfordshire area.


Job Description

Job Title: Area; Regional; Manager - Retail
Location: London/Herts
Salary: £40-50k
The Role:
As the Area Manager you will be responsible for managing 22 regional stores within the fashion retail industry. You will be ensuring stores operate within company policy and achieve sales and profit margins throughout the London and Hertfordshire area. Main duties include:
* Achieve and exceed sales and profit budgets in the stores and overall area
* Ensure each store implements seasonal and promotional plans
* Monitor conversion rates and average spend in stores to ensure Store Manager takes action as required
* Ensure high standards to customer service and satisfaction are achieved
* Observe and give feedback on service levels for each store visit
* Monitor and regulate the financial performance of stores and maximise existing resources
* Identify reason for poor performance and work with Managers to find a solution
* Create strategies and layout that maximises the potential for each store
* Coach new managers as needed
* Ensure stores are staffed effectively within the set cost parameters
* Monitor costs and take action as required
* Recruit Store Managers in conjunction with the HR Manager
* Carry out induction and performance reviews for Store Managers

The Candidate:
Previous retail experience within an Area Manager/Regional Manager/Operations Manager role is essential. The successful Area Manager must have a background within the fashion retail sector and demonstrate the ability to effectively manage budgets and exceed sales. Full UK driving licence is essential for this role.

The Company:
This is a large retail organisation with a well recognised brand which currently boasts over 500 stores nationwide. They offer stability and the opportunity to make a difference within the current marketplace.

Package:
£40-50k, company car, laptop, mobile



Job Keywords

Regional Manager; Area Manager; Retail; Fashion; London; Herts; Essex



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