Retail Manager Jobs

Retail Manager jobs is responsible for the day-to-day management of a department or store in accordance with overall company policy.

The main focus of Retail Manager jobs is to improve the commercial performance of the store by increasing its turnover and maximising profitability. Achieving performance objectives will require action in one of the main areas of retail activity: store operations; human resources; finance; buying; customer care; marketing; logistics; information technology; and administration.                                                                                                                                                

Major parts of Retail Manager jobs on a day-to-day basis include managing staff, finding new ways to improve sales, and meeting customer demand.

Retail Manager jobs duties include-

managing stock levels and making key decisions about stock control, analysing sales figures and forecasting future sales volumes to maximise profits, analysing and interpreting trends to facilitate planning, using information technology to record sales figures and for data analysis and forward planning, dealing with staffing issues: interviewing potential staff; conducting appraisals and performance reviews; and providing or organising training and development, ensuring standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met, resolving health and safety, legal and security issues, responding to customer complaints and comments, promoting the organisation locally by liaising with local schools, newspapers and the community in general, organising special promotions, displays and events, attending and chairing meetings, updating colleagues on business performance, new initiatives and other pertinent issues, touring the sales floor regularly, talking to colleagues and customers, and identifying or resolving urgent issues, maintaining awareness of market trends in the retail industry, understanding forthcoming customer initiatives, and monitoring what local competitors are doing, initiating changes to improve the business, eg revising opening hours to ensure the store can compete effectively in the local market, dealing with sales, as and when required.

Contact the Retail Division Team

Email the Retail Division at retail@stafffinders.co.uk.

Candidates can submit a CV online using our Register online service.

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Job Listings

  1. Retail Assistant

    Location: Ayr

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Retail

    Stafffinders are currently seeking a Retail Assistant in the Ayrshire area for a 4 months fixed term contract with our prestigious client.
    Candidates must have a current disclosure check
     
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  2. Retail Relief Manager

    Location: Ayrshire South

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Retail Manager

     
    Stafffinders are currently looking for a Retail Relief Manager to cover a store in Ayrshire for approx 6 weeks.
    Your own transport is required & mileage will be paid.
    Candidate must have a current PVG/Disclosure.
    Working 4 days per week 10am - 4pm, (The four days will include Friday & Saturday, the ...

  3. Retail Shop Manager

    Location: Ayrshire South

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Retail Branch Manager

     
    Stafffinders are currently looking for a Relief Shop Manager to cover a store in Ayrshire for approx 6 weeks to start immediately.
    Your own transport is required & mileage will be paid.
    Candidate must have a current PVG/Disclosure.
    Working 4 days per week 10am - 4pm, (The four days will include ...

  4. Retail Relief Manager

    Location: Ayr

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Retail Manager

     
    Stafffinders are currently looking for a Relief Retail Manager to cover numerous store over Ayrshire.
    Your own transport is required & mileage will be paid.
    Candidate must have a current PVG/Disclosure.
    This role is to start as soon as possible on an ongoing through Xmas  Working 4 days per week ...

  5. Cashier

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £7.50 p/h

    Category: Retail

    Need extra cash over the Summer?  Why not work for one of the world’s leading luxury goods retailers?!
    We are looking for an experienced temporary cashier to assist this well-known brand over the busy Summer period. 
    Whilst previous retail experience would be ideal, a hospitality background would also be ...