Assistant Manager – Azadea Foundation , Qatar

Role Purpose
The Assistant Manager is responsible for supporting the Shop/Department Manager in the effective running of the Shop/Department and replacing him/her when needed, in order to ensure the highest standards of customer service are achieved and maintained.

Key Accountabilities
Communicate sales plans and targets to the Shop/Department team, monitor performance on an on-going basis, and suggest corrective actions to hierarchy when needed
Assign routine and non-routine tasks and assist in the schedule preparation for the Sales Associates, Cashiers and Coordinators (when applicable) and ensure that activities are carried out in the most efficient manner
Greet customers and ensure that they are served by shop staff in a timely manner and in compliance with quality and customer service standards
Report occurring operational issues and handle customer complaints in in a timely manner, suggest solutions or escalate them as appropriate in order to ensure operational effectiveness and customer satisfaction
Handle or assist the Shop/Department Manager in handling the maintenance of inventories and placement of product orders to ensure effective stock management and availability of products
Motivate team members and provide them with the necessary support in terms of training and development in order to optimize sales results
Supervise the Opening process of the shop in order to ensure that all set procedures regarding petty cash, reporting, systems, etc. are respected
Specific for Sports Goods: Communicate with local suppliers, negotiate prices and place orders
Specific for Sports Goods: Handle the closing of the Shop in coordination with the Cashier by controlling the preparation of cash money, electronic cards slips, discounts, and VAT vouchers; ensure their delivery to the Accounting Department in compliance with company policies and security standards
Specific for Sports Goods: Perform other related activities such as communicating shop events and promotions to customers through social media tools, liaising with wholesales customers to ensure timely answering of their needs, liaising with local sports clubs

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge
Bachelor’s Degree
1-2 years of experience in a managerial role; experience in retail is a plus
Good product knowledge and understanding of store operating procedures
Proficiency in MS Office
Fluency in English
Deep product knowledge across all departments
Skills Specific for Sports Goods retail: Collective Game, Project oriented, Athlete/ambassador, Enthusiastic, Contributor, Empathic, Entrepreneur and responsible
Specific for Sports Goods retail: Active participation in at least one sporting activity and expert knowledge of sporting events

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