Assistant Store Manager

Western Cape
South Africa
2017-03-21 11:20:21

SA’s leading Men’s Fashion Brand

Markham is the leading menswear fashion brand in South Africa, and the brands’ strong heritage in menswear fashion, represents quality and fashion in everything we do.We are looking for an experienced Senior Store Manager. Markham is a multi billion rand apparel sales business with various product categories of menswear. We are looking for a strong leadership and customer experience focus to drive the brand’s successes.


As an Assistant Store Manager, you will:

  • Execute the company`s operational strategic objectives
  • Exercise exceptional entrepreneurial and commercial thinking to effectively drive sales
  • Indentify new business opportunities
  • Demonstrate mature leadership skills including the ability to attract, hire, retain and engage the team
  • Develop a high performance team and culture, focusing on ownership, accountability and performance
  • Drive performance in line with company values
  • Drive the successful implementation of the customer journey philosophy
  • Deliver targeted turnover- and profit growth
  • Manage visual merchandise principles
  • Manage annual operational budget
  • Consistent delivery of all agreed KPI’s including sales and profit growth, ROAM, new accounts, rewards, expenses-to-turnover ratio and shrinkage


To be considered for the role, you need amongst other things:

  • A minimum 3 years working experience in a store/assistant management level (leader of others – 25mil+ annual turnover)
  • Must have been part of a management structure in a large store
  • Matric is essential
  • A relevant tertiary qualification is advantageous but not essential
  • Proven ability to drive and successfully execute robust retail operations strategies
  • Strong planning and organizing skills, delegation and follow through
  • Proven ability to develop relationships with various internal- and external business partners
  • Proven ability to drive change, persuade and influence both internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrate a high level of maturity, emotional intelligence and insight into diverse teams and individuals
  • Strong written and verbal communication at all levels of organization
  • Analytical skills
  • Understanding of ER knowledge
  • A passion to be a part of a leading men`s fashion brand

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act

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