Part-time Deputy Store Manager

A for Appointments
Up to £10,000
14 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has become available for a strong part-time Deputy Store Manager in the Sheffield Area.

The position is primarily to assist the Shop Manager in managing the day to day running of a busy charity flagship store, and to act as Shop Manager where required in their absence.

To maximise sales and profits and represent the organisation in a professional manner at all times, reflecting the company’s core values and beliefs- be Compassionate, Dignified, Inspired and Pioneering.

To adopt an innovative approach and demonstrate attention to detail, to maximise sales potential throughout the store selling large items of donated furniture, small electricals, white goods along with bric-a-brac, clothes, accessories, games, toys, CD’s and books.

To support the retail department in its endeavours to raise funds for a well-known reputable local charity.

To ensure the efficient and effective management of volunteers, premises and stock to provide a high quality retail service in relation to agreed performance targets.

To ensure all appropriate standards of security and health and safety are met.

To be considered for this position, ideally you will have:

• Knowledge and experience of working to budgets, financial targets and controlling costs.
• Experience of monitoring and analysing statistics
• A good knowledge of Fire, Health and Safety Regulations to ensure all statutory responsibilities are adhered to, with the ability to identify potential risks
• Experience of stock rotation
• Experience of actively supporting and implementing specified promotions within the store
• Previous experience gained within a large Furniture or Electrical warehouse outlet environment
• Previous experience gained in selling small electricals
• Previous experience working with people from a variety of backgrounds.
• Experience of maintaining administrative procedures
• Previous experience of recruiting, training and managing staff or volunteers
• A working knowledge of The Sales of Goods Act 1979

You will demonstrate the following:

• Ability to work as part of an effective team
• Effective communication skills – verbal & written
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to deal with people in all types of situations
• Ability to good build relationships
• Ability to implement necessary procedures
• Good organisational skills
• Ability to resolve problems with an inclusive approach
• Self-motivation
• Good planning and logistical skills
• Good problem solving & decision making skills
• Good attention to detail
• Good listening skills
• Ability to deal sensitively in handling people in distressing circumstances
• Positive attitude
• Willing to work unsocial hours on occasions, and to show flexibility in getting the job done

Ideally you will hold a full clean driving licence as the ability to travel when required for this role is essential.

22.5 hours per week, (flexible working 3 out of 7 days Monday - Sunday), salary £9780 per annum

Please note: You will be required to take and pass a DBS check should an offer of employment be made

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