Job Detail Job Advert The primary focus of the Store Manager position would be to maintain top standards in all areas of responsibility:- customer service, the achievement of sales targets and quality standards on the sales floor, shrinkage and cost control, day-to-day store administration, stock image, visual merchandising, the pro-active management, people management, motivation and training and development of your team members. Qualifications Matric or equivalent Further qualifications related to retail / business will be an advantage. Knowledge, Skills and Experience Be energetic and a self starter 3 years retail experience which includes at least one year in a management position Outstanding merchandise management, stock and cost control skills A focus on customer service The capacity to maintain high store standards A Proven ability to influence and lead a team You will have a keen development orientation in that you will be inspired to develop yourself and fellow team members Ability to communicate effectively in English (written and verbal) and competence in a second official language would be a definite advantage Key Responsibilities • Optimize the sales of the store through the effective implementation of business processes. • Generate and exceed sales budget and growth. • Optimize profit through the effective management of costs. (To manage cost within budget) • Ensure professional HR practices in staffing and talent processes. • Effective stock management in your store. • Exceed customer expectations. • Ensure subordinate effectiveness through effective leadership and clear communication and management of job performance. • Adhere to Company policies and procedures. • Ensure a climate of productivity and positive morale by living the Company values. • Manage your store according to the business plan to ensure optimal brand and store image representation.