Store Manager – Colchester (Footwear)

Store Manager – Colchester (Footwear)
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum, with excellent Benefits & Bonus

UK’s leading Footcare / Footwear brand is currently seeking a Store Manager to join their business and play a lead role in the ongoing success of their store in Colchester.
Established in 2006 with 80 sites nationwide offering a unique service and products that make them standout from the rest. Seeking a skilled and experienced Store Manager who can be a strong decision maker whilst have the ability to ensure the customer service received from the store is second to none.

Location: Colchester, Essex
Salary: £18,000 – £20,000 per annum, inc benefits, OTE
Job type: Permanent, full-time
Reference: 28117369

Roles and Responsibilities

– As a Store Manager you will manage and motivate your team to increase sales and ensure efficiency

– Managing stock levels and making key decisions about stock control

– Analysing sales figures and forecasting future sales volumes as well as analysing and interpreting trends to facilitate planning and forecasting

– As the Store Manager you will be dealing with staffing issues: recruitment; conducting appraisals and performance reviews; and providing or organising training and development

– Ensuring standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met

– Promoting the organisation locally by liaising with local schools, newspapers and the community in general

– Organising special promotions, displays and events

– Updating colleagues on business performance, new initiatives and other pertinent issues

– As Store Manager you will be maintaining awareness of market trends in the retail industry, understanding forthcoming customer initiatives, and monitoring what local competitors are doing

– As Store Manager you will initiating changes to improve the business, e.g. revising opening hours to ensure the store can compete effectively in the local market

To be suitable for the role you must have the below:

– The ability to lead and motivate a team with excellent communication and ‘people’ skills and a strong commitment to customer service

– The ability to work under pressure and handle challenging situations with confidence, drive and enthusiasm

– The ability to understand and analyse sales figures and manage KPI’s


Footwear Manager – Guildford Ladymead


Sports is THE retail success store of the last decade. Our unrivalled growth across the UK and Europe really sets us apart from the rest. We have no intention of slowing down and we have a mind blowing continued expansion plan.

Part of our success is owed to our dynamic, commercially driven and passionate Managers and with growth comes opportunity so we are looking for an experienced Footwear Manager to join us in building the future and sharing in our success!

Promotions passing by? Boss gets all the credit and reward? Not recognised as a high achiever?

You will be provided with an eye opening start to your career with Sports Direct where our Managers will attend a residential training course in our Training Academy in association with Nike.


As part of our Sports Direct Management team your talent will be managed to ensure you reach full potential and have a world of opportunities to explore.

Your Role:

Proactively drive store performance across all departments with creative flair

  • Ensure delivery of the brand is in line with all visual merchandising guidelines
  • Development of your people as ‘Stars of the Future’
  • Champion our company culture and values as an Ambassador of Sports
  • Promote compliance within the team to adhere to company policies and procedures
  • Maximise sales and product availability whilst controlling costs
  • Exceed customer expectations to deliver great customer service, driving company KPI’s


Your Profile:


  • Responsible and trust worthy
  • Compliant with the ability to police procedures and policies through your people
  • Passion for retail, people and developing a career
  • Confident leader who can motivate and challenge others to deliver
  • Promote the Sports Direct values and our culture to internal and external parties
  • Flexible to the needs of the business including secondments into Europe

The Rewards:


  • £19k – £21k basic – subject to location and experience
  • 20% Staff Discount across all Sports Direct Stores
  • OTE up to 25% of your basic salary; up to £5k per year, paid monthly

That Little Extra Bit:

When you go the extra mile and constantly deliver, we go the extra mile to reward you


  • An all-expenses paid ski holiday in Verbier, Switzerland with colleagues across the business
  • Family Holiday to Disneyland Paris
  • Top Tickets to premiership football games, boxing, Wimbledon and more
  • £50,000 worth of prizes given to top performers in our Christmas Bonanza including Smart TV’s, Apple Products and more!
  • Chance to be part of our famous share scheme bonus incentive that has paid out some of the biggest bonuses in retail.
  • Internal Referral Scheme where you will receive a reward for bringing talent into the business


Head of Buying & Merchandising Footwear in UAE

Visual Merchandise Merchandiser- Leading Fashion Retailer in the Middle East

Amazing opportunity for an experienced, dynamic, and hands on Visual Merchandise Manager to join this very vibrant and hugely successful Retailer!! This company is taking the Middle East by storm with huge expansion plans in the pipeline.

If you come from a large retail background, and are looking to work with a smaller retailer that is growing then this is the role for you!

This company offers a very supportive environment and great opportunities for progression. You need to be hungry for success and ready to work hard for it!

Responsibilities of this role are likely to include:

–          Direct liaison with the brands visual teams with regards to seasonal themes, directions and   implementation

–   Plan and manage the implementation of a seasonal visual merchandising calendar in all stores.

–          Consistently maintain brand visual standards, both windows and interiors of stores and any marketing or other activity that involves the product.

–          Drive product sell-through via effective re-merchandising of stores, working in liaison with Senior Merchandise Planner in Division.

–          Effectively plan VM and store layout for new collection launches.

You will have….

–          Minimum of 4 years’ experience in retail, preferably high end fashion

–          Excellent communication skills

–          Strong awareness of key fashion brands

–          Strong time management skills

–          Excellent coaching, communication and organizational skills

–          High level of attention to details

*** Only candidates that speak Italian fluently will be considered ***

To apply for this fantastic role please click ‘Apply’ or contact Imogen Graham

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  • Contact: William Bates
  • Reference: Caterer/WB6594
  • Job ID: 63687943






My client has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Retail Manager who has a fashion background or similar, my client has over 100 stores across the UK, As a store manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the store.

The following jobs titles will be considered, Supervisor, Team Leader, department manager, Assistant manager and store manager.

Regretfully due to the volume of responses generated A2Z Recruitment Solutions are only in a position to contact those candidates who are shortlisted for the position.


Senior Footwear Developer / Footwear Development Manager in Manchester City Centre

£45,000 – £60,000
Job Type
Start Date
Ref No
Date Advertised
08 Sep 2015

Key Accountabilities:
Business Results:

  • Take responsibility for developing and approving (sealing) products from initial tech pack through to final bulk production/buy-ready ensuring all quality, fit and price targets are achieved.
  • Work with the footwear designers to ensure the most appropriate selection of materials for each product development.
  • Assist in the product creation process by identifying opportunities for technical innovation and improvement of quality.
  • Ensure all tech packs are accurate and contain information that can be interpreted and understood by factories.
  • Take responsibility for the wear-testing of new product developments to ensure products are evaluated for fit, comfort and technical performance prior to bulk production.
  • Work with suppliers to ensure quality requirements are clearly understood and achieved throughout the production of salesman sample and bulk orders.
  • Responsible for ensuring roles and responsibilities between the development team and other teams in the business are clearly understood and any gaps are identified and closed.
  • Collaborate with the supply chain team to ensure appropriate allocation of footwear styles and timely approval of all products to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the supply base and ensures awareness of supply base capabilities across the broader team.Calendar:
  • Ensure the footwear design/development calendar is clearly defined, understood and managed to ensure alignment across the business.
  • Participate in weekly calendar meetings, calling-out any risk to key dates, associated impacts and options to get back on-track.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings, calling-out any risk to key dates, associated impacts and options to get back on-track as well as updating on current projects.Process:
  • Collaborate with the category team to ensure that all briefs contain the required information and are thoroughly understood.
  • Together with the category and supply chain teams, review all designs prior to development and all prototypes prior to being offered to licensees to ensure alignment with the commercial brief and the brand plan.Required Experience:
  • Previous experience working in Sports Performance Footwear Development.
  • Demonstrable leadership skills.
  • Proficiency in Mac software packages (Microsoft, Adobe CS etc).
  • Ability to travel and work effectively across multiple cultures.


Footwear Manager | Telford

About the Job

Welcome to our world!
In our world the passion and ambition of our people have kept us moving, climbing higher than any other sports retailer. Times are tough in the retail sector?….Not at Sports Direct!!
We now require truly exceptional, driven, proven Retail Footwear Department managers to help take us to our next level.
If you have a “reach for the stars” attitude and go above and beyond then take a look at our careers … They are out of this world!

We need…

    • Leaders, people who can really motivate and inspire a team and work with the Store Manager to achieve the best results
    • Managers with proven Footwear knowledge and experience, Technical Knowledge is an advantage
    • Volume experience Managers who can manage volume products, staff, pace and importantly, sales.
    • Managers who have a target driven focus with proven track record of managing large teams to success
    • And of course an attitude to want to make a difference

We offer you…

    • A career with endless opportunities, the sky really is the limit!
    • Sports Direct recognises and rewards all, along with some of the best incentive schemes out there including our amazing 5 star scheme which rewards your team individually

And for those that are committed to exceeding our expectations…

    • Free holidays that are “once in a lifetime” experiences (1 week extra holiday)
    • Top class tickets to Premiership football, International football & rugby events, golf & tennis events, and prize fighting boxing to name but a few..

There really is nowhere else like it…….

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