Department Manager: Running or Track Specialist

Location: Alberton, South Africa
Salary: 100 000
Recruiter: Jumpstart People Solutions
Job Ref: JHB000123/KM
Summary: Are you an Athlete, passionate about sports and looking for an opportunity to grow within a related field? Here is your opportunity. An International Retail Sports Brand is looking for a skilled Track Specialist or Runner to become a Department Manager in their store, overseeing their Track / Running Department.



Job Description

Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric
  • Must reside 10 - 15 km to Alberton
  • Product knowledge of Track and Running gear
  • Minimum 2-3 years management experience
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • An extroverted, friendly and outgoing nature
  • Must have the proven ability and experience at driving turnover, controlling expenses and performance managing a team
  • A passion for sport
  • High energy levels


Duties (will include but not limited to):

  • Staff management
  • Staff training and development
  • Ensuring high levels of customer service satisfaction
  • Motivating team
  • Setting KPI’s to successfully fulfil business objectives
  • Responsible for recruitment
  • Processing strong business and commercial acumen
  • Responsible for controlling profit and loss
  • Devising promotional schemes to increase sales and advertise brand
  • Collaborating with senior management
  • Successfully meeting and exceeding targets
  • Devising and implementing strategic initiative to promote business growth
  • Demonstrating strong interpersonal skills
  • Forming beneficial working relationships with internal team in addition to customers
  • Handling all queries and complaints
  • Issuing refunds
  • Managing merchandise levels
  • Managing security and risk within the store
  • Complies with legal and organisational compliance requirements
  • Takes responsibility for ongoing personal and professional development


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