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Shop Manager "Mood" needed for Azadea Group

Develop and implement store operating plans, policies and procedures for Azadea Group.
Azadea Group | Cairo | 12.02.2012

Please directly contact the company for this vacancy. Contact information can be found here:
http://www.egypt-business.com/Company/details/Azadea-Group

- Develops and implements store operating plans, policies and procedures in line with corporate branding in order to achieve and exceed sales and profitability objectives.
- Ensures the effective implementation of plans, policies and procedures through leadership of the store team (setting goals and objectives, managing performance, developing and motivating employees), in order to ensure the highest levels of performance are achieved.
- Manages staff recruitment in order to ensure the recruitment of high calibre staff that enables the store to meet its objectives.
- Manages annual allocated budget by managing expenditure up to set limits, optimising and reducing costs where possible and reporting variances versus budget, in order to ensure effective store cost management.
- Develops and maintains good working relationships with external suppliers and back office departments, in order to support the smooth operation of the store.
- Ensures the stock is effectively measured, controlled and managed in compliance with corporate stock management procedures.Manages order placement/requisitioning activities in order to maximise sales and meet stock performance objectives.
- Ensures all ranges are effectively merchandised in line with brand image and standards.
- Ensures cash management policies and procedures are followed and cash registers are accurately reconciled.
- Solves critical store operational problems including customers’ complaints, in order to ensure operational effectiveness and to increase customers’ satisfaction.
- Liaises regularly with his/her brand manager and other Shop Managers in order to understand ongoing brand activities and developments and share best practices and ideas.
- Prepares management information reports on store performance in order to ensure that his/her brand manager has the relevant information needed to support operational decision-making.
- Liaises with Country Manager regarding all non-commercial aspects including administrative and operational challenges.

Skills:
§ University degree.
§ A minimum of 3 years experience in a managerial position.
§ Experience in fashion retail is a major plus.
§ Strong knowledge and understanding of store operating procedures.
§ Strong people management and problem solving skills.
§ Strong communication skills.
§ Strong customer service skills.
§ Fluent in written and spoken English.
§ Computer knowledge.