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Job Title: Store Manager/Assistant Manager
Location: Watford
Role: Permanent

Assistant Manager Salary: GBP18,000 annum
Store Manager Salary: GBP25,000 per annum


Do you enjoy having an impact on your store th
Job Title: Store Manager/Assistant Manager
Location: Watford
Role: Permanent

Assistant Manager Salary: GBP18,000 annum
Store Manager Salary: GBP25,000 per annum


Do you enjoy having an impact on your store through merchandising and driving store standards? As a store manager, this retailer encourages you to merchandise stock to improve sales and as such you really can have an impact on your store achievements and results. If you are a hands on and commercial store manager looking to join a growing business, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.


- A confident and natural retail leader who is able to manage staff performance and support individuals to deliver
- Responsible for driving sales and improving profit through effective management, motivating your team including volunteers on a daily basis
- Exceeding customer expectations by providing the best service and standards, you will have a certain amount of autonomy, where you can express your creative and entrepreneurial flair to exceed sales targets
- Previous experience working in a customer service focussed fast paced retail environment is essential
- A passion for driving sales through service and delivering on company KPIs
- A hands on approach to leadership and a desire to lead from the front
- A good understanding of company finances and PandL reports
- Experience of organising team rotas and managing team performance
- To have a passion and flair for implementing exciting product displays
- Punctual, reliable and willing to go the extra mile for staff and customers alike, you will thrive on hitting targets and love the satisfaction of working in a service led environment
- You will be articulate, well presented and be able to demonstrate a strong track record of retail achievements


- Coaching and developing your team through on the spot observations and feedback
- Have a commercial approach to all aspects of the store in order to drive sales
- Opportunity to source stock locally to drive store profitability
- Promote brand awareness by actively engaging with the local community.  Drawing on your skills to influence local businesses and stakeholders to support the shop in line with business needs
- Responsible for cash handling, end of day banking and ensuring team compliance with procedures
- Ensuring the team members are following the correct stock control processes
- To promote high visual merchandising standards throughout the store
- To work with the HR team and Area Managers to deal with people issues in a timely manner
- To be aware of competitor activity and take action where necessary to ensure maximum footfall to the store
- To plan and conduct regular 121`s, reviews and appraisals with the team in accordance with company policy and procedures


Our client is one of the UK`s leading multi-product retailers. They aim to produce a wide range of outstanding products at exceptional value. They are a business who has experience consistent year on year growth.

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Rickmansworth, Elstree, Edgware, Ruislip, Hemel Hempstead, Amersham, Harrow

KEY WORDS: Store Manager, General Manager, Customer Service, Department Manager.


This role is being handled by McCarthy Recruitment, award winning specialist retail and HR recruitment consultancy covering the whole of the UK. McCarthy is like no other recruitment agency you will have worked with, our difference is our commitment to providing a professional and personalised recruitment service of the highest quality.

We provide our candidates with a consultative, honest, high quality and efficient service which develops long term relationships ensuring we become the preferred consultancy for all our clients and candidates. We pride ourselves on understanding people - we are real, we get to the real you and we will get you real results. But then, put simply - It`s the way we work.

McCarthy Recruitment is retained and exclusive on this assignment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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