Clicks Vacancies in Vredenburg – Store Manager

Website Clicks Group

Job Description:

Are you passionate about retail and service excellence? Are you confident to manage a store and lead a team to deliver a competitive advantage for the brand? An exciting and challenging opportunity has become available for a Store Manager. The successful individual will report to the Area Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To support the Group’s vision to be the customer’s first choice health and beauty retailer by living and driving the company values
  • To adequately schedule staff in line with the Group’s labour policy and the relevant labour model in order to ensure each department is fully and appropriately staffed.
  • To drive a high performing business culture that delivers employee affiliation, customer satisfaction and shareholder value.
  • To successfully manage in-store execution of all visual merchandising, ensuring that in-store presentation and promotional standards are maintained and that the appearance of the store is in line with the brand image.
  • To ensure the achievement of the stores financial performance by driving and maximising sales, tracking daily targets, weekly and monthly sales plans and proactively taking appropriate action as required.
  • To maintain an awareness of customer trends, demographics and needs and monitor the activity of local competitors in order to capitalise on opportunities.
  • To efficiently manage and control all operational activities of the store, including expenses, stock management, shrinkage, general housekeeping and administration.
  • To ensure the efficient operation of the store and service excellence by leading and directing the store operations team in order to meet sales, profit and compliance targets, leading to a competitive advantage for the brand.
  • To ensure competent and motivated employees through effective selection, leadership, management and on-going development in order to build capacity and capability to meet current and future business needs.
  • To execute customer service initiatives in store and take corrective action that results in a great customer experience, drives customer loyalty and achieves club card participation targets.
  • To ensure all administrative responsibilities are attended to in an efficient manner, including ensuring weekly time and attendance and employee records are complete and submitted to HR.
  • To build and maintain sound working relationships with relevant stakeholders (centre managers, suppliers, DC’s) to ensure business objectives are achieved and opportunities are maximised.
  • To drive cohesion, consistency and integration between the store operation, pharmacy and clinic teams.

Job Requirements:

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Results and target driven
  • Sound managerial skills
  • Essential: B. Degree or Diploma in retail / finance management, pharmacy or related (External applicants)
  • Knowledge of labour legislation and IR practices
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Strong retail/FMCG background and understanding of merchandising and promotions principles
  • Financial management experience (budgets, profit and loss statements, financial ratios, etc.)
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of competency based interviewing
  • Essential: Grade 12 (Maths 50% and English 50%)
  • Knowledge of stock, cost, risk and compliance management procedures
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a store management role within a retail/FMCG store operations environment or successful completion the Clicks Trainee Store Management Programme
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of Customer service excellence

Job Details:

Company: Clicks Group

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Vredenburg, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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