Area Manager – Essex/Kent Areas

Area Manager – Essex/Kent Areas

Ref: JO-2203-110042 | £38000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Benefits | Location:Rochester, Kent, England | Added:22/07/22

Quest Search & Selection is currently recruiting for this omni channel fashion & Home retail business. The business has over 100 stores and strong presence online and also via their members club.

This a key leadership role where you will be responsible for developing the strategic retail plan as executed by the Head of Retail. Your role will be to drive sales performance in the 13-24 stores and concessions across the region and embedding customer service excellence to deliver on your area NPS score.

Key Responsibilities of this Area Manager position:

  • The role will be responsible to manage and support stores in an assigned area to achieve their KPI’s and company objectives.
  • Promoting a customer focus culture to all colleagues which will assist to maximise sales and profit performance.
  • Plan store strategies & vm layouts in line with divisional VM strategies and ensure the stores implement the agreed seasonal and promotional plans.
  • Identify talent and develop individuals with potential for succession plan for the area
  • Ensure Store Managers recruit, induct and train their store teams in line with company procedures and programmes.
  • Leading clear KPIs and assisting Store Managers with the achievement of performance targets whether these are financial or non-financial
  • Lead the implementation of the omni-channel retail strategy
  • To ensure that there is good customer satisfaction, including styling and clienteling by covering trends, shopping experience & competitors analysis

To be successful in this Area Manager position you must have –

  • Multi-site, Area or Regional management experience or large flagship store management experience
  • The Roles will suit someone base in the Kent, East Sussex, Essex & West London areas
  • You must work within fashion, high-street background
  • Worked on strategy and direction whilst still being focused on the day to day operations and team support
  • Able to build strong relationships with a broad range of stakeholders across the UK, head office and internationally
  • Coaching focused leadership about developing your management team
  • You must be a strategic thinker that can work to pace and deliver results through your people

This is an exciting period for the company who are growing their store portfolio and are part of a bigger group with massive financial backing.

Benefits for this Regional Manager position include –

  • Car
  • Pension
  • Exceptional staff discount
  • Long-service incentives

If this role sounds suitable please apply today quoting the reference JO-2203-110042.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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