Assistant Store Manager

Full Time

Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

Job Role:
The Assistant Store Manager is accountable for sales performance, focusing on growth and profitability, customer satisfaction, merchandising standards, store operations, and the training and development of the entire staff.

Job Responsibility:
Leads by example, trains, develops and provides ongoing feedback and coaching on product knowledge, selling skills, visual merchandising and delivering the customer experience.
Organizes weekly staff meetings and daily briefings to recap store performance, and to communicate new company goals and strategies, as well as new store procedures and performance targets
Ensures an excellent level of customer service is a priority at all times by executing and achieving Customer Experience consistently through regular assessment, coaching and follow-up with team
Maintains visibility and leads by example on the selling floor to answer customer questions and supports all selling functions
Implements all visual merchandising standards, directives, promotions, and overall cleanliness and organization of the sales floor and stockroom
Meets or exceeds profitability expectations for the store in sales, payroll, shrink and conversion
Creates and executes strategies to maximize store sales and control expenses
Controls company assets by meeting all loss prevention measures (consistent management of inventory, in- and out-bound stock movements, sales, returns, exchange, store maintenance, etc)
Executes and complies with all company policies and store procedures
Supports recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining high quality associates to fill store profile and succession planning.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:
High school education or equivalent preferred

Minimum Experience:
1-2 years Assistant Store Manager experience with a proven track record for driving sales and profit results and training and developing a team of individuals

Job-Specific Skills:
Good computer skills (Outlook, Excel & SAP) and detailed report analysis skills
Strong level of numeracy & literacy
Good command of business English (written and verbal)