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Assistant Manager - luxury boutique

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + plus Great bonus
REF: 4474_1698230252
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Job Description

I am seeking an Assistant Manager to join a wonderful luxury watch Boutique. I am seeking someone with experience in the luxury retail sector who has been an Assistant Manager or strong Supervisor to support the Boutique Manager in driving sales and ensuring all operational targets are met and that standards are followed and kept within the boutique.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Support the Boutique Manager in achieving sales targets.
  • Meeting all operational targets set, or required. Setting targets in line with Company expectations across your Boutique and managing your team to ensure they are exceeded.
  • Assist the Boutique Manager in discussing and agreeing the teams objectives and tracking these to ensure they are achieving against their goals and build these into their personal development plans.
  • Establish and maintain strong and effective relationships with your team.
  • Establish and maintain strong and effective relationships with all Head Office departments.
  • Holding regular team briefs to discuss targets, strategies, plans, events, to align business needs and opportunities.
  • Ensuring our products are correctly merchandised and in line with company guidelines, as well as ensuring the correct visuals are in place.
  • Ensuring replenishment is correct and regular.
  • Inventory management and correct stock maintenance.
  • Ensuring that your boutique is staffed correctly and maintain the boutique rota.
  • Deliver a winning team, with a huge team emphasis and empower the workforce to unleash the passion for watches and to help realise their full potential.
  • Engage, energise and enable the sales teams to deliver against all personal, and Boutique, objectives and targets.
  • Coaching the teams to be best they can be, and to continually strive for setting the benchmark for customer service and the in-store experience.
  • Support the Boutique Manager during performance reviews with the team and to carry out all one-to-ones and appraisals.
  • Ensure all teams are fully aware and trained on all IT aspects of the business (tills, back office, ordering and transferring if stock etc.)
  • Work to achieve clear and effective communication at all times.

Person Specification

  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in the luxury retail sector
  • Good business acumen.
  • The ability to work on own initiative.
  • The ability to coach, motivate, and lead a team.
  • Strong collaborative and communication skills.
  • Excellent 'people skills'.
  • Good planning and organisational skills.
  • Act as an owner - work with a sense of urgency and determination with the end result in mind and be answerable for results.
  • Think above and beyond to help deliver results that exceed expectations
  • Knowledge of the watch industry.
  • First people management experience.