Store Manager – Teavana

Alshaya
UAE

Ref: GP435-1963
Alshaya

The Role


The Role


Teavana is a specialty retailer offering more than 100 varieties of premium loose-leaf teas, authentic artisanal teawares and other tea-related merchandise. At Teavana we offer tea enthusiasts and tea connoisseurs alike it 'Heaven of Tea' retail experience where passionate and knowledgeable 'teaolgists' engage and educate customers about the ritual and enjoyment of tea. The company's mission is to establish Teavana as the most recognised and respected brand in the tea industry by expanding the culture of tea across the world.

The Store Manager is responsible for maximizing Store contribution by proactively driving sales & margin, reduce stock loss & manage controllable costs. Motivate & develop team members & ensure store complies with all company regulations & procedures.

The Store Manager must be able to:

* Ensure communication is effective throughout store & back to brand team.
* Implement & review all stock loss prevention controls. Implement processes specific to store product/size/ location.
* Manage a team including; in store training, recruitment (where applicable), motivation, coaching, development, disciplinary & performance appraisals.
* Implement store layout, visual merchandising, stock & fixture positioning according to brand guidelines. Manage stock replenishment, product launches & promotions.
* Ensure store is fully compliant administratively & procedurally according to company guidelines & deadlines.
* Weekly /daily analysis of commercial reports & implementation of action plans where necessary.
* Manage manpower planning according to needs of the Business.

Requirements


Requirements


* Previous management experience within a retail environment.
* 2 years of retail management experience required.
* IT literate
* Excellent communication, presentation, delegation, follow-up, and leadership skills.
* Good time management and organizational skills
* Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and work with a sense of urgency
* Ability to manage complex and competing priorities

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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