Job vacancy Assistant Store Manager (1)

Ministry of Labour and Social Security (LMIS)
Ministry of Labour and Social Security, 1F North Street, Kingston
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Full Time
20 May, 2023
Job Title

Assistant Store Manager (1)

Job Location
JM, Westmoreland
Job Presentation
The Assistant Store Manager will assist the Store Manager in providing operational, financial and organizational direction to the retail operations of the assigned store in the areas of merchandising, expense and loss control, profit management, strategic planning, sales management and planning, customer experience management and planning, budget planning and supervision in order to ensure efficient and economically sound operations. 

  • Assists in directing the overall activities of the retail operations of assigned store to include merchandising, display, sales, customer service, inventory levels, expense containment, record keeping and preparation of pertinent financial reports and BSC reports.
  • Supports management in the ordering, receiving, storing, pricing, advertising, packaging and researching of all merchandise selections.
  • Analyze and coordinates all sales programmes - Assists in managing and coordinating special events in terms of advertising, promotions, layout, and merchandising as directed by the Store Manager, Category Manager, Customer Experience Manager or Regional Manager
  • Recommends the procurement of equipment and facilities instrumental to the performance of operations
  • Coordinates all matters related to receiving records, invoices, transfers, shortage and damage reports and purchase orders
  • Organize work schedules, ensuring proper distribution of assignments and adequate staffing, space and facilities for performance of duties.
  • Manages periodic physical inventories including cycle counts and full counts.
  • Evaluates proposed policies and procedures, as well as, make recommendations for increased savings and cost reductions in collaboration with the Store Manager.
  • Recommends various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisals, promotions, training, staff development, transfers and vacation schedules.
  • Interfaces regularly with the management team and store personnel to fulfill performance objectives assigned to store and reporting staff
  • Manages health, safety, security issues in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures and the relevant laws and regulations. including those regarding confidentiality, honesty, and business ethics
  • Conducts performance appraisals for direct reports. This includes setting quantifiable objectives and Key result Areas (where required) and conduct at least two formal appraisals per year.
  • Delivers on identified performance criteria for assigned store and staff
  • Any other job related task that may be assigned from time to time. 
  • Performance CriteriaStore’s achievement of Monthly Performance targets
  • Store’s compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Quality and timeliness of Store’s Audits
  • Ensure the delivery of excellent customer service
  • Staff motivation levels and employee relations
  • Employee engagement and development
  • Effective management of staff
  • Response rate to problems and issues
  • Working ConditionsThe work environment is a fast paced, retail and warehouse environment where there may be heavy equipment or items that could cause serious bodily harm. As such, the employee is required to exhibit caution while on site. 
  • Sound knowledge of the retail industry
  • Experience and training in inventory management
  • Knowledge of a Retail Software would be an asset
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and people-management skills
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Highly driven and results oriented
  • Ability to influence and motivate people
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows Applications specifically Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Willingness to work beyond regular working hours
  • Values the importance of rewards and recognition
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30 Jun, 2023 (30 days left)

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