Department Manager

Job Overview

Retail Department Manager - North County Dublin (Airport)

Key Responsibilities:

Dynamic Leader

  • Excellent Selling Skills by coaching retail team members continuously
  • Ensure Product Knowledge training is ongoing
  • Work within a team which is accountable for driving performance within their respective department on a shift basis.
  • Ensure each Team Member has a clear understanding of their objectives, both in terms of sales and customer service both on a shift basis
  • Be a motivating presence on the floor, driving engagement and communication with all staff via structured initiatives
  • Embed a continuous improvement ethos and drive change
  • Act as key support and escalation point for staff as necessary with relevant stakeholders and escalate to the Manager where appropriate
  • Communicate departmental priorities and updates on progress versus the same throughout the shift via real-time data
  • Delegate all departmental operational tasks through staff members as appropriate to ensure effective execution

Results Driven

  • Achieve sales versus budget and versus last year within the department
  • Ensure the highest shop floor standards are maintained at all times within the department
  • Completion of department floor walks
  • Work within a team to execute Marketing and Buying strategies within the department
  • Protect the profit of the business by actively managing stock loss results
  • Instil exceptional customer service using Mystery Shopping results as a key lever to coach/motivate or recognise as appropriate
  • Monitor and manage absence as per policy
  • Ensure delivery of compliance with all regulatory and security policies and procedures
  • Profits
  • Maximise sales to meet and exceed budgets on a weekly monthly and annual basis at the department level
  • Maximise profit by ensuring On Shelf Availability is no less than 97% at the department level to be measured against relevant resolution codes
  • Identify and communicate commercial opportunities where possible via key stakeholders.

Customer Led

  • Embed a 'customer before task' ethos by motivating and coaching staff
  • Ensure completion of Customer Satisfaction surveys by team members
  • Ensure supervisory and staffing levels are correct to meet the demands of the business


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of three years of retail experience
  • Proven track record in managing and motivating staff in a fast-moving retail environment
  • Proven track record in delivering on sales targets
  • Excellent understanding of retail standards
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Outlook

For further information, please contact Brian Mahon at 086 7773856

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