Retail Fashion Clothing Department Manager

South Africa
2018-11-09 11:03:13

About the Position

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Deliver against agreed sales targets
  • Manage and implement sales plan
  • Monitor and give input to customer profiles
  • Implement stock inventory processes in the area of responsibility
  • Drive shopkeeping disciplines
  • Drive stock availability through influencing and managing over and under stock scenarios
  • Maximise promotional and special events sales
  • Deliver consistent customer shopping experience
  • Be a Brand Ambassador who represents the brand aligned to company values


  • A Matric Certificate or relevant qualification
  • Previous experience operating at a junior management level/department manager/assistant store manager or store manager within a retail environment
  • Passion for Fashion & Home
  • Results oriented and shows a strong sense of urgency
  • Strong leadership critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate a strong level of verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Passion for delivering consistent customer shopping experience
  • Ability to influence the store team and lead change effectively
  • Business acumen and numerical ability
  • Organised and attention to detail

Desired Skills

  • Passion for Fashion
  • Customer focused
  • Values aligned
  • High Performer
  • Great leadership skills
  • Customer centric
  • High Performance

Desired Work Experience

  • 2 to 5 years Middle / Department Management
  • 2 to 5 years Retail

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Grade 12 / Matric

About The Employer

Our strategic partner one of the loved Retailers is hiring a retail department manager for their fashion & homeware area in Upington branch to drive and deliver exceptional customer service, maximise selling opportunities, implement operational excellence, drive stock availability, minimise stock loss and lead a highly motivated Fashion & Home team.

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