Section Manager, Visual Merchandising - New Branches

Job Type Selling - Management
Region South West England
Location Cheltenham
John Lewis Cheltenham
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 22/7/2018
Vacancy Type
Salary Hourly: £11.50 - £16.64 Annually: £22,485 - £32,535
Salary Frequency per hour
Hours of Work
Full Time hours including weekend working.
37.5 hours per week.

Please note this role will not begin until September 2018.

Duties & Responsibilities

A customer facing and operational role leading a team of Visual Merchandising Partners and Selling Partners to deliver the John Lewis brand vision in branch. This role includes the management of both Visual Merchandising and Selling departments. As a Section Manager, you would be working closely with other parts of the business to deliver effective results for the business unit and feeding back to inform continuous improvement. The Section Manager will act as Duty and Deputy Head of Branch when required, taking overall accountability for the operation, including the health and safety of all Partners, customers and visitors.

Job Requirements

The role will suit an individual with strong planning, organisation and communication skills who enjoys taking ownership for achieving business and personal objectives. As you will be working closely across a wide range of Partners you will have strong stakeholder management skills, to be able to deliver both the central and local visions within a well managed budget. You will have experience of developing individual team members, working with them on their development plan and managing any performance issues.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

Line Management.

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

Retail management or front line customer service management. Stakeholder Management. Project Implementation.

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