Retail & Sales


Location: Cardiff Salary: £45000 per annum, Benefits: +Car+bonus
Sector: Retail & Sales Type: Permanent - Full Time
Contact: Kieron Smithson Published: 16 days ago
General Manager
Within 30 minute commute of Cardiff. 
£45K basic, £7-13K bonus & Company Car.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take on a General Manager role within a successful retail business with a repuation for fantastic products & world class service. 

The Company
A well established specialist retailer who trade from a collection of large format, flagship level stores throughout the UK.  A secure & stable business, still in family hands, they are able to deliver growth & expansion whilst maintaining a fantastic customer experience.  They have a solid customer base driven by repeat custom.

About You
A strong retail manager, able to deliver the best possible customer service and have a love of helping people to make the right choice and want to return time and again. With a commercial focus and being able to motivate and develop your staff, you will have a clear understanding of what great retail standards look like and how to ensure outstanding customer care in your store. You must be able to deliver against sales & operational targets with the support of your management team, yet be strong in coaching & leadership of your sales team, whilst also being comfortable on the shop floor with your customers.   

To succeed and be the best in your new role you will need…
  • Knowledge and experience of leading from the front and supporting the Store team within a sales & service driven retail environment
  • Excellent change management skills, able to demonstrate ability to change culture 
  • A passion for creating a fabulous in-store experience
  • Strong merchandising capability
  • Strong HR operations, supporting contractual changes etc
  • Creative marketing/promotional ideas
  • Extensive experience in a large square foot retail environment as store or general manager
  • Able to demonstrate experience & skills required to managing teams in excess of 60 people
  • Experience of managing varied strength teams against daily routines and stretching sales targets
  • The ability to manage a complex P&L across multiple departments & operational areas
  • The ability to continuously learn and share information with others
  • Adaptable and flexible attitude to ensure not only the store but company objectives are achieved
  • An excellent understanding and ability to live the company values and enthuse these throughout your team
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to really lead a team by example
  • A good grasp of your sales figures, KPI expectations and what you need to achieve
A great long term career move that will see you managing, creating, coaching and being a part of team that your customers will love to come back and see time after time.

The role comes with great development opportunities and a competitive salary package including car, bonus & benefits.

Apply now to find out more & have a confidential conversation.