Assistant Store Manager – Footwear Brands

Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP435-2170

The Role

The Role

Assistant Store Manager - Footwear Brands Jeddah (KSA)

Alshaya Retail covers a wide variety of sectors, including the latest and best recognized names in Fashion, Footwear, Kid's clothing, Health and Beauty, Homestyle, Casual Dining, Prescription Eyewear, Pharmaceuticals and Sports fashion.

By bringing top Retail concepts to local malls and high streets we ensure the delivery of a truly unique international shopping experience.

The Gamut of Alshaya's Footwear Brands include

Milano, is the leading retailer of fashionable mens and ladies footwear and accessories in the Middle East.Our styles cover all wardrobe needs, from work to casual wear, from smart dressy occasions to sporting influences. Whatever the occasion, Milano has the right shoe for you.

Payless ShoeSource, the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the western hemisphere. Payless is known for bringing shoppers great style, quality and brand names - all at great prices.

Foot Locker is a leading global athletic footwear and apparel retailer.Its stores offer the latest in athletic-inspired performance products, manufactured primarily by the leading athletic brands.

The Role:

As the Store Management staff, you will be managing a fast paced store providing excellent customer service experience to all customers. Accountable to maximise store contribution through exploiting every opportunity to drive sales. Lead by example to coach the Department Managers to drive sales, reduce stock loss, maximize merchandising opportunities and maintain cost controls.


* Ensures communication is effective throughout Store and back to the brand team.
* Implement and review all stock loss prevention controls.
* Implement processes specefic to store product, size & location.
* Manage a team including:instore training, recruitment, motivation, coaching, development, disciplinary & performance appraisals.
* Implement store layout, visual merchandising, stock & fixture positioning according to brand guidelines, Manage stock replenishment, product launches and promotions.
* Ensure the store is fully compliant administratively & procedurally accordingly to company guidelines & deadlines.
* Maximise sales & ensure customer focus is prioritized at all times.Weekly / daily analysis of commercial reports & implementation of action plans where necessary.
* Manage manpower planning according to business needs.
* Deputize in the absence of the Store Manager.



Skills & Experiences:

* Minimum 3 years retail management experience.
* Good communication skills.
* Previous experience in working within similar store environment. Extensive leadership, decision making, planning & organizing and relationship building skills.
* Bilingual (Arabic & English) preferable.
* Efficient using MS Office and other computer applications.

About the Company

About the Company

M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 70 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 2,600 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 40,000 people from over 110 nationalities.

The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.
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