Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Store Manager Job Vacancy at Al Tayer Group

Job Title:    Store Manager
Job Ref.:    ATG1941
Job Location:    Dubai
Employer:    Al Tayer Group (Al Tayer Retail)
Operations:    Fashion

About Us
Established in 1979, Al Tayer Group is a privately-held, diversified company with operations in 12 countries in the Middle East and beyond.  With over 7,900 employees from 100 different nationalities, the Group has its headquarters in Dubai, UAE.
Al Tayer Group operates leading, quality-focused businesses in automobile sales and service, luxury and lifestyle retail, perfumes and cosmetics distribution, engineering as well as interiors contracting.  The Group’s portfolio includes several of the world’s leading brands such as Armani, Bvlgari, Banana Republic, Ford, Ferrari, Gucci, Gap, Harvey Nichols and Maserati. The Group operates over 180 stores across multiple markets in the Middle East. In addition, Al Tayer Group has investments in commercial real estate, contracting, supply chain management, precision tools manufacturing and travel agency services.

We are looking for a dynamic Store Manager to join our diverse team in Dubai.To manage and develop the team in order to achieve high levels of revenue, whilst maintaining brand image, operational compliance and customer satisfaction.

Job Requirements:

  • 5-10 years experience of successfully running a profitable retail store
  • Degree in Finance, Marketing or Retail discipline
  • Development commercial and negotiating skills
  • In depth knowledge of the industry
  • Track record of successfully managing a similar scale retail operation
  • A confident person with a thorough product knowledge and latest trends
  • Pleasant personality and good grooming
  • Communication and interpersonal skills

Job Duties:
  •     Drive sales, monitor performance and identify commercial opportunities and make recommendations to meet and exceed sales targets
  •     Cultivate a culture of excellent customer service, leading by example.  Resolve customer complaints effectively and promptly.
  •     Minimise stock loss through the management, implementation and adherence of ATG policies and procedures.
  •     Analyse stock management information available to ensure sales opportunities are maximised.
  •     Provide and analyse reports in order to gain understanding of current performance trends, to identify commercial opportunities and ensure Buying/Planning are aware of stock related feedback.
  •     Prepare and implement stock takes in store in liaison with the Operations team.
  •     Recommend, manage and/or support sales promotions and brand activities through effective planning and preparation to meet expectations.  Feedback to relevant parties.
  •     Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with key business partners.
  •     Understand customer profiles and ensure feedback is provided on Marketing, Buying and Planning to relevant parties
  •     Ensure Visual Merchandising standards are maintained within brand guidelines.  Implement Company expectations of standards, maintenance and cleanliness.
  •     Monitor sales per square foot to ensure maximum productivity within brand and store specifications
  •     Keep abreast of market trends and competitor activity and provide feedback/recommendations to the Company.
  •     Ensure all Company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to.
  •     Ensure Company Health & Safety standards are adhered to at all times.
  •     Provide leadership and direction to team members towards the achievement of goals and objectives
  •     Coach and motivate team to enhance performance and produce quality work, and ensure that they are continuously developed for higher level roles.

Privacy and Application Policy:
  • To the extent permitted by applicable laws and regulations, Al Tayer Group LLC and its affiliated companies (“Al Tayer” or “we”) collect, use and disclose your personal information in accordance with the principles set out below.
  • By submitting your CV or job application, you are acknowledging that any personal or other information you supply to us may be used by Al Tayer to assess, evaluate and check your candidacy, and to make copies, reproduce, organise, modify, and analyse for our own purposes or for the purposes of our affiliated companies, whether in original or derivative form. You further agree that we may share your information with our affiliated companies and our third party service providers.
  • You expressly acknowledge that submitting your application does not mean that you will be contacted for an interview or that you will be made an offer of employment.
  • We may consider you for other positions either with Al Tayer or our affiliated companies although we will seek your consent before advancing your CV any further.
  • We reserve the right to discontinue the recruitment process at any stage. Similarly, you have the right to withdraw your active application at any stage of the recruitment process.
  • We would like to assure your application will be treated with due diligence and thank you for considering employment with the Al Tayer Group.

Deadline Date: 28/03/2014

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