Assistant Store Director
de Gruchy is a unique department store that has enjoyed 200 years in a
landmark building in the centre of St Helier Jersey, the largest of the Channel
Islands. As Assistant Store Director you
will be operating in a business that sells luxury goods as well as household
favorites, employing 200 people with a turnover circa £20m. Significant
investment in the last three years positions de Gruchy well for future growth.
You will be an experienced retail manager,
passionate about what you do, with a proven track record in delivering sales
and profit targets, either in a department store environment or relevant
multi-sector areas. You will enjoy leading from the front, and will thrive on
developing and motivating the team to bring the best out of them. A coaching
style will fit naturally with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Reporting directly to the Store Director you will
have responsibility for driving performance, maximising sales and
profitability, through a well merchandised store and motivated, customer
focused teams. There is an excellent remuneration package, including assistance
with relocation, with the added benefit of working with an exciting management
team in a growing business. Applicants MUST meet the following criteria:
- Significant previous experience in a quality
department store environment or relevant multi sector areas, with a proven track record in retail management, including store layout and service
- Passionate about retail, commercially focused,
outgoing, confident and hard working.
- Experience of the achievement of sales targets (in
the range of £10 million - £25 million) and the management of budgets.
- Able to provide effective leadership and coaching
to your team.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and
the ability to influence and build strong cross functional relationships.
- A hands on, proactive, floor based approach.
- IT literate with excellent numerical and analytical
£50k/annum dependant on experience + relocation costs when necessary
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week over 5 days from 7 days week
Responsible to: Store Director
Staff Reporting: Department Managers
5 years’ residency IS NOT required for this position, the company can
provide the ''Licenced'' residential status for the successful
If you like to find out more information about this opportunity,
please call us on 01534 818747 or email at
For more information please visit https://www.degruchys.com/recruitment/.
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