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  • Letterkenny
  • Co Donegal
  • Job reference number:15444257
  • Client ID:RI/JO3347
  • Posted on:10-MAY-2019
  • Salary:DOE
  • Location:GALWAY
  • Job type:CONTRACT

Retail Manager, Job Ref. JO3347


Fixed Term role (Circa 5 months)

FT Hours, immediate start

Salary DOE

We are delighted to be working with an award winning and market leading lifestyle retailer with multiple stores, renowned for their excellence in customer care, to assist them in sourcing and appointing a suitably qualified and experienced Retail Manager for their store in Galway.

They firmly believe that by employing motivated, driven and passionate team members that their customers always remain of the forefront of what they do, and your role will be pivotal in this.

This is a challenging fast paced and varied role that would be ideally suited to an individual with previous retail or management experience looking to develop their career.


  • Ensuring standards of exceptional Customer Service are consistently met by the team;
  • Managing and motivating the team;
  • Managing stock levels and making key decisions about stock control;
  • Analysing sales figures and reporting to head office and senior management;
  • Analysing and Interpreting trends to facilitate planning;
  • Dealing with various staffing issues including performance reviews and feedback sessions, as well as training and development;
  • Promoting the organisation locally by liaising with local schools, newspapers and the community in general;
  • Organising and managing in-store promotions and events;
  • Communicating with the team and your colleagues on business performance, new initiatives and other pertinent issues;
  • Strong presence on the sales floor, displaying exemplary standards of performance, participating in teamwork and communicating with customers, and identifying or resolving urgent issues as they arise;
  • Maintaining awareness of market trends in the retail and pharmacy industries, understanding and implementing forthcoming group initiatives and monitoring what local competitors are doing;
  • Initiating changes to improve the business alongside senior managers;
  • Seeking to increase customer satisfaction and sales at all times.

What we are looking for:

  • Pharmacy experience essential;
  • Previous management experience essential;
  • Previous retail experience desirable;
  • Excellent communication and `people` skills;
  • A strong commitment to customer service;
  • The ability to work under pressure and handle challenging situations;
  • Driving is a requirement of this position so candidate must have own transportation and full clean driving licence.

If interested, what you need to do next:
To register your interest in this position in confidence please submit a copy of your full up-to-date C.V. with a cover email/letter highlighting your suitability for the position.
Please include the Job Reference Number.
Suitable candidates will be screened and contacted, your interest gauged, and your permission sought to send your C.V. to the hiring client for review.

Additional Information:
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Our clients reserve the right to enhance the short-listing criteria where and when this is deemed necessary.
Candidates who do not meet the essential criteria for this role may be contacted in the future to discuss other roles.
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