Senior Store Manager Fashion



About the Role The Senior Store Manager will lead the team to achieve the Retail Objectives, creating an environment that delivers an exceptional customer experience by serving and selling in store and through all digital channels. Key Role Specific Accountabilities, SALES Delivers the respective sales plan for the store by identifying opportunities to drive sales performance across key departments.

• Lead a selling culture within the team and maximise sales in store and through all digital channels

• Identify and anticipate opportunities to drive sales performance and availability through regular review and analysis of MI and embed this behaviour in the team

• Lead the business selling strategy and inspire your team to deliver store and regional events

• Build strong relationships, networking both internally and externally, to drive sales performance, maximise footfall, share best practice and provide influencing business feedback

• Lead the store team to ensure right first-time implementation of all retail activity and deliver excellent visual standards of presentation. Maximises stock accuracy & On-shelf Availability through the effective management of stock

• Drives accuracy & availability process to deliver business availability targets.

• Probes daily diagnostic and takes action to deliver stock to the required standard every day.

• Manages on shelf availability and checks store stock reports for accuracy and sign off on a daily basis.Ensures accurate and timely implementation of corporate layout, phase change and events

• Reviews and implements plans at department level accurately reflecting the floor plan and recommendations from the planning team.

• Coaches advisors to deliver and maintain sale floor plans.

• Provides feedback to visual merch. manager of any issues with the plans and ensures store feedback is provided as part of the floor plan sign off process.

• Manages space and equipment accuracy within the store.

• Delivers d'cor to policy and liaises with the relevant teams to ensure correct implementation.SERVICEProvides feedback to individuals that recognises great service and drives improvement

• Uses relevant service measures to identify and implement actions for improvement. Feeds back to the team and individuals on key risk areas.

• Recognises individuals who deliver excellent service by giving feedback and utilizing Exceptional Efforts and Champion Awards and nominations to reward those who provide excellent customer service.

• Coaches team to ensure they actively demonstrate and role model Service ? ?Doing the right thing? and the 4 key service behaviours.Manages the delivery of the Customer Service Experienceÿÿ

• Ensures a memorable shopping experience (MEMS) by engaging with and making a personal connection with the customer.

• Delivers great service for our customers and role models Service -Doing the Right Thing and our 4 key service behaviours at all times - Being Positive, Being Determined, Taking Ownership & Responsibility and Being Respectful.

• Ensures service standards are driven throughout the day by conducting Ready To Trade checks, customer walkthrough and Observations.

• Ensures right people in the right place and reacts on a daily basis to meet the needs of our customers

• Effectively manages and resources all service points e.g. till point, etc.

• Engages with team to ensure their understanding and delivery of the Customer Service Experience

• Resolves customer complaints in a timely manner.

• Demonstrates an awareness of the competition?s service proposition and makes comparisons to the service offered across the store.

• Ensures individual and teams personal appearance meet the CARTER & WHITE Standards including the wearing of the correct uniform and name badge STANDARDS Leads the team to the delivery of - Ready to Trade Standards, delivering an aspirational and clean environment for customers and colleagues

• Lead the delivery of a safe and legal working environment for colleagues and customers to ensure the store is compliant at all times

• Drive operational excellence throughout the store and look for opportunities to work efficiently and continuously improve

• Analyse risks and opportunities to maximise profitability and control store operating costs

• Use the store resource allocation and drive a culture of flexibility to meet customer and operational needs

• Lead the delivery of business change

• Ensures the store is ?Ready To Trade? and corporate standards are maintained throughout the day

• Ensures clean as you go is a rhythm and routine through the section manager team driving this on their departments

• Drives a collaborative approach with the visual team on delivering excellent standards across all aspects of Visual Merchandising and ensuring the delivery of the Marketing Principle for all ?eye and buy? level decor

• Works with the Commercial Department Manager for best practices across the relevant departmentEnsures a Safe & Legal working environment for colleagues & customers

• Drives the team to deliver all legal ticketing and decor is on display in line with the Country

• Ensures all legal & compliance training is completed on time and by the appropriate person

• Has a detailed understanding of company due diligence requirements and the internal audit processes and keeps up to date with any changes to the policy

• Ensures the equipment on the sales floor and decor is compliant with Health & Safety Regulations and adheres to company guidelines to manage risk

• Ensures all kit swap out or new equipment is planned for implementation and instilled in line with a safe working practisesPEOPLEManages a committed team who feel fully engaged, supported and recognised for their contribution

• Develop and lead a motivated team, celebrate success and recognise contribution

• Raise the performance and capability of the team through clear accountability, coaching and regular feedback. Drive improvements in performance, conduct and attendance in line with company policy

• Identify and develop a clear and active talent pipeline to meet the store and regional succession plans

• Develop a capable BIG team and create a strong and effective working partnership with BIG in line with the Constitution

• Own your personal developmentDrives individual performance and develops potentialÿ

• Delivers the performance review process within agreed time frames and drives delivery of consistent standards of performance and behaviour.

• Agrees stretching targets for their team and takes appropriate action to deal with poor performance in a timely manner.

• Takes an active role in ensuring all new and existing employees develop the skills and experience to perform well in their roles.

• Identifies and develops talent through effective development planning.

• Identifies recruitment needs and takes active role in the selection of their team.

• Implements Company HR policies fairly and consistently across the store to drive improvements in attendance and behaviour.

• Takes Ownership for own development.COSTSDrives the store?s profitability through minimising losses, accurate staff cost management and drives an efficient & productive working culture

• Drives a profit protection mentality in store, raising awareness of potential risks and plays their part in the shrinkage plan including stocktake preparation and execution

• Leads through the Management Team by managing controllable costs eg Waste

• Effectively supports the managing of the stores staffing budget including holiday planning and absence management targets

• Understands store profitability and the impact on the Store Costs e.g. cleaning and maintenance costs

• Probes the monthly store cost report and the impact on store accountable contributors

• Ensures that there is an effective absence management process in place with the section manager team through the use of the Return to work interviews


• Engage your team in qualitative objective and drive thematic animation. Ensure the right product is available at the right time in the right place.

• You will lead your reports to create a positive and exciting work environment through Floor Management, ensuring all targets for the respective categories are achieved.

• Lead the supervisors to create a fun and exciting client experience, while ensuring that targets are met.

• Build a strong relations with VIP clients.

• Ensure your team will follow up on stock needs and merchandising needs liaising with Operations team to ensure target are met and client experience is delivered as per standards.

• Ensure your team will liaise with Quality Lead to ensure VM standards are met.

• In collaboration with the training & department, you will spot, promote and develop the talents of your team according to their career path and follow up on their training plan.



• Experience: a minimum of 7 years experience as a Store Manager for luxury retail.

• Education: University Degree Preferable

• Languages: English is compulsory. Arabic is a plus.

• Excel Proficiency is a must

  • Can work under pressure
  • Performance driven candidate - can measure success
  • Leadership skill
  • Knowledgable of providing daily retail report to management (out of stock, slow moving, fast moving, Mark down, Exit margins, Creating Store KPI & Individual KPI as per the overall strategy).

Organization Carter & White
Industry Retailing Jobs
Occupational Category Senior Store Manager
Job Location Dubai,UAE
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Experienced Professional
Experience 7 Years
Posted at 2022-12-02 1:47 am
Expires on 2023-03-02