Retail Manager Jobs

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

The main focus of Retail Managers 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 Managers on a day-to-day basis include managing staff, finding new ways to improve sales, and meeting customer demand.

Duties of a Retail Manager

  • 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 as well as resolving health and safety, legal and security issues and responding to customer complaints
  • Organising special promotions, displays and events as well as attending and chairing meetings
  • Updating colleagues on business performance, new initiatives and other pertinent issues
  • Maintaining awareness of market trends in the retail industry and understanding forthcoming customer initiatives

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: Ayrshire South

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Sales Assistant

    Stafffinders are currently seeking a Retail Assistant in the South Ayrshire area to join our client for a couple of weeks during a busy spell (immediate start)
    3 days per week (10-4pm) 18 hours
    Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays
    Duties include:
    Serving customers
    Operating tills
    Updating stock
    Cash handling
    Other general ...

  2. Shop Manager (temp)

    Location: Ayrshire South

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Retail Manager

     
    Stafffinders are currently looking for a Shop Manager to come on board for approx 4 weeks to assist our client based in South Ayrshire. This is an immediate start for the right person.
    Candidate must hold a basic disclosure or similar.
    Working 5 days per week 10am - 4pm, 30 hours ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Shop Manager

    Location: Ayr

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Retail Manager

     
    Stafffinders are currently looking for a Shop Manager to join our client in the South Ayrshire area. This is an on-going position for approx 6-8 weeks.
    Working 5 days per week 10am - 4pm, (The five days will include Friday & Saturday, the other 3 days will vary)
    Candidate must have a ...

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