Urban Outfitters Employment – Store Manager

Website Urban Outfitters

Job Description:

The main objective of this role is to oversee the operations of the store and be strategic in short and long term planning. Assume total store accountability for sales, service, profitability and loss prevention. To achieve a store community that fosters creativity and inspires the Urban Outfitters customer. Ensure appropriate feedback and guidance is given in order to execute a high rate of succession and employee development. Participate in building community relationships that directly reflect the Urban culture. To uphold the Urban Outfitters “Peers Teaching Peers” philosophy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Stay abreast of current trends and have a sound knowledge of customer profile by keeping up to date with external influences i.e. media and local community
  • Manage all aspects of people development (Performance Appraisals, Individual Development Plans, Coaching and Counselling and Disciplinary actions) for a productive and successful workforce
  • Strategically recruit, train and develop managers to increase the day to day productive of the business
  • Uphold Company standards and act as strong leader to the team
  • Develop Assistant Store Manager and high-level Department Managers to support succession planning for the future growth of the business
  • Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal form
  • Empower management to conduct and execute productive daily and department meetings by ensuring there is a comprehensive structure in place i.e. agenda
  • Responsible for the roll-out of new training and operational
  • initiatives
  • Lead the team to maximise store sales through analytical and creative management of merchandise from receipt to sales
  • Assume total accountability for the store’s profitability and guide the management team to utilise Company reports to react to trends and drive business
  • Manage stock levels appropriately (taking into consideration the store environment) through the understanding of relevant reports and market trends
  • Model the way for the store team and inspires a shared vision
  • Demonstrate entrepreneurial skills to achieve and exceed store targets

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to positively impact statistical results in sales, payroll and stock loss
  • Experience in a senior management role working in a fast paced, high volume fashion retail environment
  • Can demonstrate the ability to identify problems and implement creative solutions (back of house, scheduling, organisation)
  • Proven record of developing talented individuals at Department Manager level
  • An appreciation and understanding of the Urban Outfitters culture and its appeal to the local market
  • Upholding excellent VIBE and a service-orientated culture

Job Details:

Company: Urban Outfitters

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Guildford, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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