Department Manager - Home, Gift & Seasonal

Dobbies

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Pro-rata Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: DO6325

Role Overview
Here at Dobbies Garden Centres, we are looking for an experienced and passionate Home, Gift & Seasonal Department Manager. 

Reporting to the General Store Manager, you will be responsible for the Home department within the store including cookware, homeware, furniture, spa, toys, clothing, books and seasonal product.

You'll spend your day leading your team to deliver exceptional customer service and shop floor standards. Your passion and drive will make the most of every sales opportunity.

You should be an inspirational coach with experience of managing and leading a team of people within a similar retail environment along with the ability to analyse and interpret data to enable you to make sound commercial decisions.

As a member of the senior management team you will also have duty manager responsibilities including key holder duties.

About You
You will need to be a strong leader with proven experience of leading large teams within customer facing environments.  You have the ability to meet and exceed targets, drive sales and create a great experience for your people and customers alike.  You will have passion and enthusiasm for the brand coupled with great commercial awareness.  You will be able to understand the diverse nature of our complex business and be able to use your experience to think on your feet.

Previous garden centre experience would be an advantage.

What we offer
We offer a generous annual leave entitlement (pro rata for part-time colleagues), a company contributed pension scheme and fantastic staff discount.  Full company training will also be provided to ensure you are confident to succeed in this role. 

About Dobbies
For 150 years, the Dobbies name has stood for quality. During this time we've been proud to provide the very best products and expert advice to gardeners throughout the UK.

Today Dobbies is UK's largest Garden Centre retailer with stores across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. Naturally, we have one of the biggest and best ranges of quality plants and gardening equipment around.  You don't have to be an avid gardener to enjoy Dobbies because, as well as having everything to make your garden grow, we have everything you need to simply relax and enjoy your garden – and much more.

Do you think you've got what it takes to grow your career with Dobbies?  Are you passionate about putting customers first?  Do you thrive on being part of a successful team that consistently delivers, flourishing in a busy, fast-paced environment?  If you answered yes then we want to hear from you.  Click apply now to submit your application.

 

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