Assistant Store Manager

  • Listed: November 4, 2016 12:55 pm
  • Expires: This ad has expired
  • Company Name: Future Careers
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 2-5 Years
  • Minimum Education: Anything
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Employer Email:


This client, a rapidly expanding home and fashion accessories retailer, is looking for an Assistant Store Manager to join one of their well-defined concept stores in the UAE. Must have current or previous experience in retail and must currently be in a managerial role.


Duties (will include but not limited to):
Effective resource planning for customer service

Ensure regular training of store staff on all aspects of customer service, product knowledge and selling skills

Implements a high standard of customer focus within the store

Regularly assesses customer service standards within store

Create seamless customer service orientation among store employees by ensuring timely and efficient customer service

Ensure customer needs are met and complaints/queries are resolved in a timely manner

Assess mystery shopping feedback and prepare action plan for improvement

Achieve the revenue targets for the store

Achieve target productivity metric (sales per person per day, staff per shift) for the store

Actively seeks ways to achieve or exceed shop sales targets

Monitor and control expenses (overtime, local, stock and consumables) through efficient store operations

Interpret and act on operational profit and sales reports generated through finance and focus on improving under-performing areas

Monitor sales performance against last year, last week and budget on a daily and weekly basis and to give feedback to managers and communicate to staff

Ensure accurate stock merchandise and management (stock ageing, stock loss, space management) within the store

Oversee and monitor all point of sales activities in the store which includes – sales transactions, tracking customer orders and payments, registering sale and maintaining inventory updates, providing service, handling returns and refunds, gathering consumer data for feedback

Oversee and monitor the inventory management in the store (stock availability, order management, back store management, stock movement within store)

Ensure that the store is in compliance with the company policy for all employment and state laws, including wage and hour, human rights and equal employment opportunities

Ensure the company policy and procedures are communicated in a timely manner and adhered to accordingly

Oversee cash transaction entry and management (petty cash, pos cash elements, change floats)

Regularly audit own store administration and resolve any issues

Monitor and continuously seek to understand commercial environment, local trading patterns, competitor activity and market trends in the retail sector and their impact on store

Monitor and handle customer complaints and take corrective action in line with Company policy

Maintain high standards of visual appearance throughout the store including all non-retail areas

Maintain window and in-store displays to a high standard in line with merchandising guidelines

Prepare and review store reports on sales, commercial profit and stock ageing (slow moving, fast moving and non-moving items)

Execute price revisions within the store

Maintain a high level of store health and security for company assets, cash, stock and customer property

Ensure seasonal peaks and important trading/promotional events are taken account of when preparing forecasts and staff rosters

Ensure store expectations and priorities are communicated to staff

Review and provide regular feedback on staff’s performance against expectations

Carry out regular and relevant in-store training and enrol staff on relevant Learning and Development courses

Support induction of new recruits through buddy system

Monitor staff welfare (staff accommodation and transport) and facilitate complaint resolution

Oversee staff development and drive motivation levels of the store associates

Ensure effective resource planning and succession planning


2 / 3 years Store management experience within a Fashion or Homeware retailer.

Knowledge of retail operations people management, sales and customer service, merchandising and promotional techniques, inventory control and loss prevention

Ability to lead, motivate and develop staff

Tertiary Qualification would be advantageous

Must be willing to relocate to Dubai or Abu Dhabi

How to Apply
Please forward your CV to
Should you not be contacted within two weeks, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

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