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Temporary Trainee Manager - Swords
Job Description
Role: Trainee Manager
Sales and Commercial Focus – Maximising sales, opportunities and performance
Drive and monitor sales in your department ensuring that all targets are met
Ensure all department sales reports are checked daily/weekly and action taken where appropriate
Using all available reports maintain a full knowledge of department sales figures, budgets and SPV (Selling Price Variance) to maximise performance
Mark down individual items of stock in line with company policy, in a timely manner and monitor to ensure sell through
Understand the market by monitoring the local area and competitor activity to maintain competitive advantage
Communicate and promote Primark’s Corporate Social Responsibility policy
Stock Management – Managing stock file so as to minimise cost
Ensure stock levels are sufficient to maximise sales across department, through effective use of the Stock Replenishment System (PSR) system
Be fully aware of stock in your department and use available information resources to ensure stock is displayed in line with sales and that best sellers are promoted
Monitor the performance of new lines and replenish stock to ensure sufficient cover in your department to deliver maximum sales performance
Implement relevant systems and procedures to minimise stock loss and ensure it is within company limits
People – Recruiting, leading and motivating team to achieve company standards
Optimise staff morale and promote a positive work environment whilst ensuring staff are fully aware of their obligations in relation to company policies
In conjunction with supervisors compile daily plans for staff coverage and rotas
Communicate with and work alongside staff and supervisors to achieve required results
Gain understanding of all areas of the store and company strategy
Develop management and people management skills
Work in conjunction with the store manager to achieve targets and timescales set in the Management Development Programme
Develop own capability by using all Management resources to learn new systems and procedures
Merchandising – Delivering excellent visual standards
Ensure that high visual merchandising standards are sustained in line with the Store Operations Manual across the department and visual impact is optimised in order to attract sales
Ensure levels of stock are maintained and merchandised in line with company guidelines to maximise sales
Ensure department presentation, point of sale and ticketing is consistent and in line with legislative requirements and company policy and procedures
Carry out department inspections daily
Operating Standards – Consistently deliver against company expectations and policy
Implement systems and procedures to maintain operational standards in line with the Store Operations Manual and all other procedural guidelines
Maintain standards throughout the day ensure recovery is completed daily
Ensure compliance with the company refund procedure and daily refund checks
Customer Service – Leading the team to deliver excellent customer service
Ensure staff are demonstrating excellent customer service standards at all times
In the event of  a customer complaint or query react in a professional and courteous manner, elevating the issue to senior management where necessary
Ensure compliance with the company refund procedure and daily refund checks
Environment, Health & Safety – Overall store responsibility for ensuring H&S standards are adhered to
Maintain an up- to-date understanding of relevant legislation to produce a safe working environment across your departments
Ensure all EHS records and documentation are maintained within company guidelines
Ensure compliance with legislation associated with fire prevention and the protection of people and property in the event of a fire
Accountable for staff being fully conversant and comply with Health & Safety at work provisions
Be alert to any potential hazards across your departments
Security – Preventing company property loss, theft or abuse
Responsibility for holding store keys and being available for emergency callout
Ensure staff in the department are fully aware of and complying with company policies regarding security
Accountable for securing all cash, stock and property
Follow appropriate company policies regarding customer or staff theft
Comply with company procedures on staff

About the company

Adored by fashion fans and value seekers alike Primark is widely established as the destination store for keeping up with the latest looks without breaking the bank. We offer a diverse range of products, stocking everything from baby and kids, to womens, mens, home ware, accessories, beauty products and confectionery.

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