Team leader

Duties:
• Ability to recruit, motivate, develop and lead a team
• Manage aspects of performance development within the department team (Performance Appraisals, Individual Development Plans, Coaching and Counseling and Disciplinary actions)
• Recognise and develop talented individuals for advancement and growth within the organisation
• Uphold Company standards and act as a positive role model to others

Leadership and Communication:
• Model the way by inspiring, motivating and encouraging teamwork
• Conduct productive daily meetings to ensure that goals are met
• Effectively delegate projects while at the same time allowing others the creativity to succeed by making their own decisions
• Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal form

Managing the Environment:
• Oversee all levels of customer service by setting daily goals and expectations to create a positive store environment
• Exhibit excellent floor presence by training and coaching the store team on customer service, standards, product placement and time management
• Achieve Company-average mystery shop results by uphold the Company’s customer service standard

Operations:
• Perform all store-level operational procedures accurately and in a timely fashion, in accordance with all Company policies and procedures
• Achieve the store stock loss goals by overseeing adherence to loss prevention practices
• Assist in upholding Company Health & Safety regulations at all times in order to protect employees and customers against accidents and incidents

Merchandising and Display:
• Manage aspects of the assigned department in collaboration with the Department Manager (if applicable) or Visual Merchandising Manager with regard to: training, shipment placement, markdowns, transfers, merchandising and store standards
• Understand and interpret current fashion trends in local markets in order to generate creative solutions
• Take an active role in ensuring floor sets for the department are well organised and scheduled appropriately

Commercial Awareness:
• Maximise departmental sales through analytical and creative management of merchandise from receipt to sales
• Utilise Company reports to react to trends and drive business
• 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 stock levels appropriately (taking into consideration the store environment) through the understanding of relevant reports and market trends
• Demonstrate entrepreneurial skills to achieve and exceed store targets REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
• Experience in a management role working in a fast paced, high volume fashion retail environment
• Demonstrates strong operational skills
• An understanding of the Urban Outfitters culture and its appeal to the local market
• Ability to drive sales through excellent service, strong visual presentation, and a full understanding of the business

Vacancy closes

Saturday, May 29th, 2021

How to apply

Email the store on str234@urbanoutfitters.con