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National Retail Operations Manager

Employer
Narvvi
Location
United Kingdom
Closing date
31 Jan 2024

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Function
Retail
Level
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Join a World-First Revolutionary ‘Skinwear’ brand that bridges the gap between beauty and fashion. NARVVI; The innovation-oriented brand where the worlds of skincare and fashion intertwine are disrupting the industry with game-changing products that elevate your style while achieving the best skin of your life…

Due to our continued success, NARVVI is on a fast-paced growth mission, set to open over 25 stores across the UK in the next 12 months. We're seeking a National Retail Operations Manager to join our team and lead this ambitious expansion.

 

POSITION PURPOSE AND EXPECTATION:

The National Retail Operations Manager (NOM) is responsible for the NARVVI business success and brand image in a given geographical area. S/he is responsible for implementing sales plans and growth by upholding and maintaining an outstanding customer experience in all stores UK wide.

 

Responsibilities:

1. Customer Service:

· Display excellent customer services skills to the team.

· Communicate the customer service objective to Managers and Skin Pro’s.

· Quickly and effectively resolve customer issues.

 

2. Sales:

· Implement and achieve sales plan by location and review with the Regional & Store Managers.

· Monitor results and take remedial action on an immediate and on-going basis.

· Work with Training and Retail Managers to achieve productivity targets in each location.

· Review staff rotations to ensure optimum coverage at peak customer traffic times to maximize sales.

 

3. Business Management:

· Preside over all new store openings.

· Monitor in-store expenses (e.g., returns, testers).

· Direct the development of special projects.

· Implement store policies & procedures for stores and team, UK Wide and adhere to them.

· Effective Store visits. Evaluate the performance of the Regional and Store Managers, utilising the reports available and set clear objectives to achieve NARVVI directives and benchmarks.

 

4. Inventory:

· Monitor stock levels (minimums and maximums) in constant conjunction with Retail Manager

· to ensure optimum coverage while minimizing excess.

· Make recommendations regarding excess stock to National Sales Manager.

· Ensure monthly orders are managed within guidelines provided by National Sales Manager.

 

5. Merchandising:

· Train Retail Manager to uphold merchandising expectations and develop standard of visual excellence.

· Work with Managers to achieve highest standards of merchandising, display and counter hygiene.

· Monitor merchandising by location to ensure adherence to standards.

· Ensure maintenance follow-up and that forms and requests are being submitted in a timely, accurate manner.

 

6. Marketing & Events:

· Plan marketing calendar by location in consultation with the Marketing department and within standards outlined by Global Marketing and Retail Events.

· Ensure proper anniversary dates of marketing activity.

· Ensure all collateral/props used at counter are within guidelines provided by Marketing/Training Departments.

· Train Retail Manager to assist with event implementation.

· Attend events.

 

7. Human Resources:

· Recruit Store Managers and Skin Pro’s as required to meet NARVVI standards of ability, customer service excellence and business success.

· Provide on-going training to empower Retail Manager to run his/her business.

· Coach Store Managers to develop and motivate teams.

· Provide clear and constructive feedback on a regular basis to Store Managers and Skin Pro’s on his/her job performance.

· Provide an atmosphere that motivates, encourages and challenges Store Managers and skin pro’s to achieve excellence and internal progression.

· Review, approve and conduct performance reviews for region.

· Conduct progressive discipline and terminations in consultation with HR.

· Ensure communication, through morning calls, written action plans, notices and one-on-one meetings is clear and consistent, with an aim to coach and develop your Team.

· Recruit passionate and Customer focused Team to develop and succession plan through NARVVI.

· Reduce unnecessary costs, through effective rostering - the right people at the right time.

· Ensure punctuality and accuracy of all paperwork. Ensure all Payroll requests for New Starters, changes to employment.

· details and vacancy updates are returned within the set timeframes.

· Rosters are completed in advance for all Stores/Team, minimum 2 weeks.

 

Qualifications & Experience

 

Education:

· Minimum high school education, college background preferred.

 

 Job-Related Experience:

· Previous experience in fashion / apparel field preferred.

· Retail Store Management background preferred.

· Leadership, training, public speaking experience needed.

· Five plus years of working within a bricks and mortar focussed brand – ideally within fashion.

· Two plus years of management experience required.

· Proven ability to multi-site manage in a fast paced, high volume environment

· Demonstrated understanding of Customer experience and continually improving this to achieve results.

· Flexibility and desire to travel across the UK each week and/or Internationally based on the needs of the business.

 

Analytical/Interpretive Skills:

· Training and coaching new and existing employees.

· Ability to resolve employee conflicts and to function in a fast-paced environment.

· Embrace the brand’s corporate philosophy.

 

Communication Skills:

· Excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills.

· Comfortable managing and supervising people.

· Professional attitude and ability to be flexible and deal with change.

 

Working Conditions:

Travel to and from UK wide store locations, office (home or specified location), Overnight travel will be required.

 

What's in it for you?

  • Endless Growth Opportunities: Embrace the potential of a rapidly expanding brand, offering boundless avenues for true career advancement.
  • Be a Pioneer: Join us as we pioneer the concept of Next-Generation 'Skinwear', venturing into uncharted territories.

Are you ready to be part of our mission to bridge the gap between beauty and fashion? The magic of NARVVI awaits those who dare to step into our pioneering world…

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