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Retail Department Head - Garden Furniture

  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Retail Operations, Hospitality and Leisure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mike Mckie

  • Contact email:

    michaelmckie@c2recruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    MIM13780_1519646366

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-03-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Department Head - Garden Furniture

Circa £19,000 per annnum

Crawley

 

My Client offers a fantastic opportunity to be part of a family-owned garden centre group with 15 centres & Café Bars across West London, Surrey, Berkshire & Sussex. As a Department head you will be responsible for effectively managing the Garden Furniture Department. Product knowledge is not essential but beneficial however training will be provided. If you are an experienced manager within retail or a strong performing supervisor looking for your next step in management then this could be just what you are looking for.

Benefits include;

  • Alternate weekends off
  • Sociable working hours
  • Great progression opportunities

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Maintain good control over stock levels, including accurate ordering and stock clearance where necessary
  • Co-operate fully with line management and product managers
  • Take responsibility for the whole in the absence of the manager
  • Purchasing within the company product range within company guidelines
  • Feed back on current and new products to optimise range and stock availability
  • Maintain good control over stock levels, including accurate ordering and stock clearance where necessary
  • Close liaison with relevant Product Manager to ensure the optimum range and stock availability
  • Use initiative to increase sales in their Department
  • Product information and price files kept up-to-date
  • Controls wastage, damage and returns
  • Maintain harmonious and cooperative relationships with staff, managers and third parties
  • Keep up-to-date with all product knowledge/sales trends
  • Excellent standards of merchandising and housekeeping are established and maintained in accordance with company guidelines
  • Checking system is in place to ensure that all products are accurately priced in accordance with Company Policy and Trading Standards requirements
  • Ensure your team are aware of promotional activity in the department

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