Assistant Store Manager

Assistant Store Manager
Ares Holdings

Century City, Western Cape

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Company upskill employees and provide training opportunities

Full Job Description
Assistant Store Manager – Under Armour
Apollo Brands Pty Ltd, the distributers for Under Armour in South Africa, is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Assistant Store Manager to join their dynamic team.
Working with the Under Armour team is demanding, challenging, and rewarding, no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as an opportunity and a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, Under Armour is building teams where everyone is an MVP and together, they tackle every challenge head-on.
Company Values:
We Will – Love Athletes
We Will – Stand for Equality
We Will – Fight on Together
We Will – Create Fearlessly
We Will – Always Connect
We Will – Stay True
We Will – Think Beyond
We Will – Celebrate the Wins

Sales & Business Development
Set & communicate daily sales targets to everyone on the team including casuals
Focus the team on delivering excellent customer service
Create relationships with GPs, podiatrists, schools, clubs & gyms in the area to generate sales
Grow customer database and communicate offers regularly

Team Management
Build a team environment through daily team meetings and providing regular feedback
Lead and motivate the store team to maximize sales and provide exceptional customer service in line with UA standards
Master the feedback process & provide monthly feedback to all team members
Develop the team through weekly Customer Service, Loss Prevention, Podiatry, and Sales training.
Develop the team by ensuring they complete the Rookie Pack in the prescribed time frame.
Manage the appraisal process for all team members
Manage the induction process
Complete rosters and adhere to the staffing template
Minimize and control staff costs and store controllable expenses (e.g. discounts given, petty cash, stationery, phone, cleaning, etc.) through proactive and effective management.
Complete weekly time sheets allocate tasks to rostered staff & coordinate lunch breaks

Complete OTB process weekly and order the relevant product to optimize stock levels
Maintain inventory at target levels for all categories & price points every week
Minimise shrinkage & maintain accurate stock records in the POS system
Complete quarterly stock counts
Run the daily negative stock report and request relevant adjustments
Process deliveries including checking quantities to invoices, tagging, hanging and pricing product, and recording in the POS system
Ensure storeroom is maintained to UA standards
Run daily inventory reports

Daily Operations
Oversee the administrative processes at the store level and ensure compliance with all policies and standards with respect to the handling of cash, stock control, POS, visual merchandising, security, and operational health and safety
Ensure visual merchandising of the stock and windows complies UA standards
Open and close the store
Reconcile cash to end of day tender report and prepare to bank
Bank takings

Month End
Prepare month-end reports

Why work for us:
Fast growing and well-established brands
Extensive growth opportunities within
Company upskill employees and provide training opportunities

Grade 12 or Equivalent
1 – 2 years’ Experience in a similar role
3 – 4 years of retail experience
Sports Knowledge Advantageous
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