100% fashion Staff with care

Assistant General Manager, Operations

Calgary, Alberta N/A

Posted: 09/14/2019 Job Category: Retail Job Number: 116521

Job Description

Title: Assistant General Manager, Operations

Location: Calgary, Alberta, CA

Company Description: Luxury Lifestyle Outerwear + Sportswear Brand

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages, recruits, on-boards, and trains the store's team.

  • Develops teams in brand, fashion and product knowledge, customer service skills and leadership skills.

  • Provides succession planning for all staff and management team in the store.

  • Follows up with management team to ensure proper training and staff assessment is being completed.

  • Creates and acts on plans for future people development needs.

  • Maintains an overview of all Employee Relations responsibilities in the store to ensure a positive and motivating work environment.

  • Actively works with garments, including processing, stocking, replenishing, folding, hanging, steaming, displaying and merchandising per company guidelines to maximize selling opportunities.

  • Responsible for overseeing the maintenance and upkeep of concepts.

  • Maximizes sales through joint operational and commercial focus and takes action to obtain highest level of profitability for the store.

  • Manages and ensures stock level is appropriate to maximize selling.

  • Responsible for pushes of high priority garments when necessary by communicating with the merchandising team.

  • Ensures the garment presentation, garment level and visual standards are presented according to company's expectations.

  • Ensures and follows up on all activities concerning events, promotions and sales activities in his/her store.

  • Performs cash office operational functions.

  • Ensures proper staff planning according to budget and needs.

  • Establishes, monitors and follows up on sales goals, sales plans and sales budgets with company's Area Team to optimize profit.

  • Executes reductions, price changes, and transfers.

  • Unloads delivery truck, receives, opens and unpacks merchandise and labels merchandise with security tags.

  • Follows and executes safety and security routines to prevent loss and guarantees employee and customer safety.

  • Has working knowledge and oversees use of all Company systems in stores.

  • Provides direct customer service on the sales floor.

  • Leads by example mentoring staff in providing high quality direct and indirect customer service on the shop floor, in the fitting room and at the cash desk.

  • Rings on the register, reports and handles all required transactions, issues receipts and packs merchandise.

  • Establishes and oversees plans, budgets and variable costs for store; works with comparable sales to last year, sales to budget and future sales trends to maximize profitability with the area team.

  • Accurate recording of sales figures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Min. of 5+ years of fashion retail management experience in a luxury or advanced contemporary setting; experience with outerwear, sportswear, or lifestyle brands is a plus!

  • Ability to lift in excess of 20lbs at a time; ability to climb a ladder and use a step stool.

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, bend, stretch, engage in repetitive motions, push, pull, and carry items (mannequins, clothing, totes, torsos, etc.) for a short distance.

  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Proven organizational and analytical skills.

  • Consistently shows ability to be sales driven and results-oriented by taking action, relating all decisions back to store results and working to improve P&L.

  • Strong garment presentation skills with the ability to drive the business through creativity and extensive fashion knowledge.

  • Ability to take own initiative and take responsibility for actions.

  • Ability to work strategically, tactically and operationally.

  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment and prioritize effectively.

  • Ability to be clear and convincing when communicating goals, information and expectations to staff.

  • Ability to plan and achieve long and short term goals.

  • Ability to coach and apply appropriate developmental tool for each individual.

  • Basic computer skills, such as browser navigation, software interaction and data entry are needed.

  • Open availability including evenings and weekends.

Salary: depending on exp. - $60,000 - $80,000 + benefits!

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