We are looking for an exceptional candidate to take on the very senior position of Head of Retail on a temporary basis in Central Oxford. There is no parking provided on site, so you will need to rely on public transport. To start ASAP and ongoing for a few weeks, with potential to go permanent for the right candidate.
You must be organised, highly motivated and results orientated. You will also be managing a team of three, so you must be friendly yet assertive, with extensive leadership experience.
Your duties will include:
Overseeing the day-to-day operations to ensure that everything is running smoothly and efficiently
Ensuring targets and KPIs are met accordingly
Carrying out payroll and making sure that employees are paid promptly and accurately
Implementing all HR policies and procedures whilst ensuring that they are adhered to at all times
Participating in Buying, and Merchandising tasks including ordering new stock
Managing the use of e-commerce and the online shop.
It is essential that you have a strong background in retail within a senior management position. Involvement with e-commerce tasks is also highly desirable.
You must have a history of delivering against target, and achieving a high turnover.
You must also be able to work to ambitious financial deadlines and pressured turnaround times.
Previous experience in a managerial role will allow you to settle in to this position with ease. You must have a ‘can do’ attitude and be willing to get stuck in with the rest of the team.
Holiday pay is offered alongside a competitive hourly rate.
This is an excellent opportunity to get stuck in to a varied role which will allow you to be truly visible within the business.
Our client is a well-known outlet within Central Oxford and would allow you to receive excellent job satisfaction.
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