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Store Manager Designate - Ernest Jones

Job Details

Location

Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

Competitive salary plus bonuses, benefits & staff discount

Closing Date

02/01/2019 12:00

Our Store Managers are inspirational role models who strive to ensure our stores are the best!

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Store Manager Designate – Ernest Jones – Hertfordshire & Bedfordshire

As Store Manager Designate here at Ernest Jones in Hertfordshire & Bedfordshire you'll take ownership over the performance of a store in this locality.

You’ll be responsible for achieving the store’s targets through promoting the sales culture instore, building and inspiring a strong customer-first team and by ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures. You’ll be passionate about role modelling your selling skills, coaching and inspiring your team through great leadership and adopting proactive approach to sales management.

You’ll also be responsible for consistent compliance with company instructions, policies and processes and will be responsible for control of costs, payroll, shrinkage and expenses for the store. You’ll also oversee the planning and organisation of operational activities within the store.

We encourage our Store Managers to lead their teams boldly, by showing them the way and inspiring them, thereby creating a sense of pride and willingness to exceed expectations.

 

What is a Designate?

Here at Signet Jewelers we recruit Store Manager Designates to join us on a permanent basis when we have proactively identified a forthcoming vacancy in a specific store, or are looking to add to our talentpool within a geographical area. Ideally we look for Designate candidates to have the capacity to potentially travel to and be based from multiple stores in your local area - we would then look to place you in a fixed store following completion of your Management induction. 

 

Jewelery, Watch & Gift Retail is truly unique!
In any of our 300+ H.Samuel stores you’ll see our knowledgeable team members devote their days to sharing and celebrating special life-changing moments with our customers. We love that we are a key part in making an engagement, a wedding or the celebration of a loved-one’s Birthday even more special by ensuring our customers discover the perfect piece to mark the occasion. Ours is an environment like no other. Join us – Be part of something special!

 

Are you the perfect gem?

We’re looking for suitable candidates to demonstrate the following:

  • An excellent track record of successfully achieving KPI's.
    Experience of holding accountability for managing the commercial performance of a store. 
  • Experience of leading store teams.
  • Experience of target-setting and interpreting business data.
  • An ability to inspire, coach and develop your team to maximise potential and performance.
  • Proven track record of role modelling and consistently delivering amazing customer experiences.
  • Clear passion for our products and ability to put yourself in our customers shoes.
  • A competitive spirit. 
  • Basic knowledge of legislative responsibilities e.g. recruitment, employment law, health and safety, trading standards.

What will you receive in return?

Upon joining us as a Store Manager you’ll be supported from day-one through our bespoke Management Induction programme which equips you with the core detail you require in order to succeed in-store. Brand training and internationally recognised Gemmological qualifications and other product-based training modules will all also be available at your fingertips through our internal ‘Signet Jewellery Academy’. In addition to being able to access dedicated Learning & Development resources you’ll also achieve the following benefits:

  • A minimum of 22 days holiday per annum
  • Generous Cross-brand staff Discount of up to 30%
  • Life Assurance
  • Retirement savings scheme
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Give as you earn Scheme
  • Online High Street Retail Discounts
  • “Shine With Signet” – Our excellent internal recognition and reward system
  • Brand based and in-house performance incentives

 

Signet Jewelers is the name behind H.Samuel, Ernest Jones and Leslie Davis – so altogether, we have around 500 UK stores selling some of the most fashionable and exclusive watch and jewellery brands on the high street. But that’s not all. We also have stores in the US, Canada, Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. In fact, we’re the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewellery and the largest specialty retail jeweller in the US, UK and Canada.

Apply now to see how your career could Shine with Signet!

 

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Store Manager Designate - Ernest Jones