Retail Assistant Store Manager

at MPC Recruitment
Location Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR


Job Description:


Minimum Requirements:


  • Determined self-starter


  • Retail management experience


  • Demonstrated ability to achieve sales budgets


  • Proven inventory management skills


  • Experience in managing a small team


  • Thorough POS knowledge


  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Must have previous sports retail experience with both Excel and Outlook experience Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Sales & Business Development


  • Set & communicate daily sales targets to everyone on the team including casuals


  • Focus the team on delivering excellent customer service


  • Create relationships with GPs, podiatrists, schools, clubs & gyms in the area to generate sales


  • Grow customer data base and communicate offers regularly 2. Team Management


  • Build a team environment through daily team meetings and providing regular feedback


  • Master the feedback process & provide monthly feedback to all team members


  • Develop the team through weekly Customer Service, Loss Prevention, Podiatry and Sales training.


  • Develop the team by ensuring they complete the Knowledge Pack in the prescribed time frame.


  • Manage the appraisal process for all team members


  • Manage the induction process


  • Complete rosters and adhere to the staffing template


  • Minimize and control staff costs and store controllable expenses (e.g. discounts given, petty cash, stationery, phone, cleaning etc.) through proactive and effective management.


  • Complete weekly time sheets, allocate tasks to rostered staff & coordinate lunch breaks


  • Create sales incentives 3. Inventory


  • Complete OTB process weekly and order the relevant product to optimise stock levels


  • Maintain inventory at target levels for all categories & price points every week


  • Minimise shrinkage & maintain accurate stock records in the POS system


  • Complete quarterly stock counts


  • Run daily negative stock report and request relevant adjustments


  • Process deliveries including checking quantities to invoices, tagging, hanging and pricing product, and recording in the POS system


  • Run daily inventory reports 4. Daily Operations


  • Oversee the administrative processes at store level and ensure compliance with all policies and standards with respect to the handling of cash, stock control, POS, visual merchandising, security and operational health and safety


  • Open and close the store


  • Reconcile cash to end of day tender report and prepare banking


  • Bank takings 5. Month End


  • Prepare month end reports


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