Glue Store Area Manager

Location: 6 Locations
Posted on: 16 April 2018

About us


GLUE Store, is part of the Next Athleisure Group (Super Glue & Le Coq Sportif) and is a leading youth retailer specialising in street, denim, lifestyle clothing and accessories. Being the House of Brands, we carry some of the hottest and on trend fashion from well-known international, national and local brands.


 About the Role

The Area Manager is a pivotal role in the business responsible for overseeing the management of allocated stores within a region to deliver sales growth and KPIs. To deliver these short and long term strategic goals the role actively manages key areas such as sales and payroll management, visual merchandising execution and store standards and the recruitment & training of team members across the region.


Responsibilities Include: 

  • Analyse store performance & KPIs on a daily / weekly /monthly and quarterly basis to identify trends and work with individual Store Managers to address areas of concern and agree on solutions to drive sales
  • Setting quarterly payroll forecasts in line with company budgets for individual stores.
  • Monitor and manage weekly payroll reports ensuring spending is in line with company budgets.
  • Monitor store rosters to ensure wages are being maintained and rosters meet the business’ needs.
  • Review payroll reports weekly to ensure compliance with Time and Attendance Policy and Procedure.
  • Ensure all stores are productively managing stock deliveries and the receipting/processing of stock in accordance with company policy.
  • Ensure all stores adhere to the company’s loss prevention policies and procedures to effectively manage shrink.
  • Work with the VM department on the planning and execution of seasonal floor layout and brand placement
  • Provide both positive and constructive feedback to Team Members to encourage, improve or enhance performance.
  • Coach, mentor, guide and up-skill store teams by using practical and guided training.
  • Work with the National Learning & Development Manager and Human Resources Manager to identify and develop key talent to support succession planning.


About You


  • Experience in managing multi-stores / sites
  • Previous experience within a fashion apparel retail environment (preferred)
  • Proven experience in middle management
  • Ability to Liaise and build rapport with a wide variety of stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong leadership skills and qualities
  • Results driven
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Good level of negotiation and influencing skills
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Hands on and able to handle large volumes of work to tight deadlines


If this sounds like you and you're ready for a new challenge in your career then apply today!