Role details

Assistant General Manager - London Department Store

West End   •   £45,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Assistant General Manager - Reporting directly into the General Manager
  • Huge turnover, High profile store. Senior Management role

About Our Client

The client is a leading international, multi - channel brand with a proud British heritage which trades out of 240 stores across 28 countries and is continually growing. This brand gives its customers around the world a unique, differentiated and exclusive mix of own brands, international brands and concessions. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a brand that is dynamic, constantly evolving and iconic, this is a great opportunity for you.

Job Description

Whilst the Assistant General Manager role will be all encompassing, some of the areas you will focus on and have responsibility for are:

  • Managing a team of Sales Managers to ensure all areas of the business are up on LY and budget.
  • Working alongside the General Manager to ensure profitability and growth of the Store.
  • Looking for commercial opportunities and capitalising on these
  • Monitor economy, market trends and sales data to make informed decisions.
  • Liase with key stakeholders, senior management and be a model store for the wider business
  • Project work - looking at ways to improve training, retention and ability of managers to deal with performance management issues.

The Successful Applicant

To be successful as Assistant General Manager for this London based Department Store, we are looking for candidates who are/have

  • Have managed a substantial turnover single site store OR multi - site experience
  • Have managed a turnover of £20 million plus and large space - square footage
  • Managed a headcount of substantial size - this store has 1000 plus employees
  • Have had experience managing with fashion, additional areas (home, and beauty) also are preferable.
  • Extremely commercial
  • Strong visual merchandising skills and creative flair

What's on Offer

The Assistant General Manager role will offer a salary of up to £55,000 based on the candidates level of experience. Please get in contact ASAP as we are due to start interviews for this role imminently.

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