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Incremental Department Manager - Mid-Atlantic

Company: Primark - US
Location: Hanover
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Incremental Department Manager - Mid-Atlantic

Because you're the team's glue. Motivate our way!

Expanding teams, capabilities, and ambitions. And thanks to our incredible size and scale, more opportunities for you and more amazing experiences for our customers. As a Department Manager at Primark, progress is yours to own at the forefront of expanding this fashion revolution in the United States.

Our strong values run through everything we do. We're caring, dynamic and we succeed together. There's real accountability and ownership here as you shape your team's futures and encourage sales. Because you thrive outside your comfort zone. Apply to join us as an in-store Department Manager.

What You'll Do

With our significant growth plans, we are looking for leaders to join us in this location, who are open & willing to move to other Primark locations in the future to further their career (i.e., when successful in the promotion process that would mean transferring to another store within the geographical area). *This role requires the ability to relocate to stores within Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia as designated by Primark. This is your moment to thrive!

As a Department Manager, you will own a department, and focus on maximizing its sales, inventory, and standards. Department Managers have the power to impact the business daily, by managing inventory, moving product in accordance with customer demand, reviewing and managing planograms and period layouts, and by being commercial (meaning that you'll know what is trending and thus order your merchandise daily to drive sales).

You will keep an eye on the local market to maintain a competitive advantage in price, product, and shopping experience. You will use data to gain full knowledge of your department's performance to drive sales and meet targets and manage stock file accuracy for your department.

As the leader of your department, you will hire, train, coach and motivate a team of Retail Assistants and Team Leaders. This is crucial to ensuring your department delivers an exceptional shopping experience for every customer and a positive work environment for every colleague.

What You'll Get

We're committed to your success and will provide you with an onboarding period in Primark's other U.S. trading areas. Here, you'll be empowered to succeed. As we rapidly expand across the globe, we'll give you the tools that you need to excel. We'll also offer you competitive benefits and work life balance - we know your life outside of the store is important.

What You'll Bring

To be successful in this role, you will have at least 2 years of retail leadership in a fast-paced, high-volume environment and demonstrate strong commercial acumen. Our Department Managers typically join us with retail experience as either a Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager, or Department Manager.

You are nimble and adaptable, being able to flex your plans and priorities in a fast-paced environment. You will have strong communication skills and the ability to relate to customer's needs. A role model who can lead, motivate, and inspire the team, who builds confidence and enthusiasm, enabling the team to deliver excellent store standards and customer service. Resilient with a proven ability to lead a team and confident in giving constructive feedback to others.Commercially aware with an understanding of local market, key competitors and how the use of relevant systems and tools can improve option control and drive sales. Good planning and organizational skills, prioritizing and working within agreed timescales. Experience supporting store management with the protection of people, property and premises by securing cash, stock and property. Keyholder responsibility including availability for emergency call outs.Ability to effectively manage difficult situations and have good problem-solving skills. Position holder must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently, orally and in writing, with managers, supervisors, and hourly colleagues in English to provide instruction, coaching, corrective action, safety instructions and lead teams as a manager daily and in emergencies. Position holder must also be able to provide amazing customer service in English, which includes being able to orally communicate with customers in English and monitor the performance of English-speaking colleagues whose job duties require communication with customers.
Excited? Good. Because it's energizing to put your skills to work, in a growing global business committed to helping people express themselves - and feel a sense of belonging. Apply to be part of Primark's future, today as a Department Manager. Enjoy career growth, our way.

Primark is an equal opportunity employer. Primark does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Primark is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment. To request reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, please email with your request. This email is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to accessibility of the online application system due to a disabilityEmployee - Permanent

Keywords: Primark - US, Baltimore , Incremental Department Manager - Mid-Atlantic, Executive , Hanover, Maryland

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