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Department:
Retail Management
Salary Details:
Competitive
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
About The Role

Paul Smith are seeking a supportive and experienced Assistant Manager to join their team. The Assistant Manager will effectively support the Shop Manager in the overall running and operation of the Shop. Similarly, achieving and exceeding set financial targets, being responsible for ensuring exceptional customer service levels are consistent through driving a focused and knowledgeable team.

As a Assistant Manager your key responsibilities include:

  • To effectively manage all the shop staff in close liaison with the Shop Manager and Area Manager with all matters relating to the staff within the shop, with particular reference to recruitment, induction, training, discipline and appraisals. To ensure that correct staffing levels are maintained at all times.
  • To maintain and increase sales throughout the year and achieve set financial & key performance targets
  • To liaise and update the Area Manager regarding financial budgets and weekly reports relating to the shop, in the absence of the Shop Manager.
  • To assist the Shop Manager and ensure in their absence, that the shop has the correct levels of stock and that replenishment orders are placed, as required, in close liaison with the Retail Merchandising team.
  • To assist the Shop Manager and ensure in their absence, that the shop is always merchandised to the Company’s desired standard and that, with liaison with the Display & VM Department.
  • To ensure that the staff are given relevant product training throughout the year.
About You

The ideal candidate for this role will have strong leadership skills. In addition, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Previous managerial experience
  • Practical People Management skills
  • Understanding of stock management
  • Ability to motivate team
  • Good planing and organisational skills
About The Company

Paul Smith is Britain’s foremost designer. He is renowned for his creative aesthetic, which combines tradition and modernity. Reaffirming the values that Paul set down in 1970, ‘classic with a twist’ remains the guiding principle of the company. Happily positioned between high fashion and formal wear, while taking reference from both, Paul Smith has always been proud to stand apart.