Operations & Exports Manager
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A bit about the role
As Operations & Exports Manager, you will work as part of the Personal Shopping management team and lead on facilitating support for stock movement, integrity, shipment and tax free shipping.
As Operations & Exports Manager you will:
Support the wider Personal Shopping team by providing a seamless end to end service regarding stock and export.
Generate ideas and implement plans to develop business opportunities and drive productivity, sales and profit
Role model and deliver an exceptional personalised service to all customers. Setting and continuously monitoring service standards, motivating the team to achieve them and taking proactive action to address any issues
Demonstrate a commercial mind set and outlook to stay responsive to customer needs, including monitoring external factors and competitor activity
Create and take ownership of a clear plan to deliver results on time. Accountable for sales and profit targets, giving full consideration to both short and medium term opportunities, you will also ensure budget and payroll are in line with plan
Manage and lead your team giving regular feedback and coaching. Recognising both talent and development areas, you will create unique plans to progress your team using the tools available
Manage the systems within the department from Reflexis to booking systems,
Collaborate with various departments, working to deliver various clients requests, you know how build and maintain relationships throughout the business
Ensure that the department is fully compliant at all times with trading standards legislation, health & safety legislation and security standards
A bit about you
How you’ll do it…you will be:
A sales and service expert. You know how to deliver exceptional service and cultivate client relationships, leading and coaching your team to do the same
Commercially astute. You are responsive to customer needs as well as market and competitor trends. Taking opportunities to improve performance by creating and owning a clear plan to deliver results
A great communicator. Friendly and confident in your manner you excel in the relationships you build with customers, team members, stakeholders and concessions
A natural leader. Coaching team members to drive performance and enable change as well as supporting development
A team player. Bringing ideas and sharing best practice with the senior management team, whilst supporting others as appropriate
Collaborative. Working flexibly as part of the management team you will support in projects and cross functional meetings as appropriate
An example of our values, a trusted and respected colleague
Sales - Total OB and concession sales (LY and Plan)
People – Absence, turnover, engagement and pulse surveys
This guide represents a summary of the role, however all team members are expected to be flexible in the work they undertake, which may change from time to time, according to the needs of the business
A bit about us
Our Creative Spirit
We are more than a shop. We are a social space where culture and commerce collide to release an energy that we call the Selfridges spirit. We are here to make our world brighter, and everyone is welcome.
Our Awards Cabinet
We’re not ones to brag, but since you asked...Selfridges has won the award for The World’s Best Department Store an unprecedented four times at the IGDS awards, with an additional award for the Best Sustainability Campaign.
Since 1909 we have been at the forefront of retail and today our stores in London, Manchester and Birmingham – alongside selfridges.com and the Selfridges App – continue to redefine the way we shop and socialise. As a Selfridges team member, you will learn what it takes to consistently drive innovation, success and amazing customer experiences.
Everyone is welcome
We are committed to a diverse and inclusive working culture, and we see this as key to our success and our working culture. Here at Selfridges, everyone is welcome - irrespective of race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, age or disability, we stand by equal opportunities for all. We are diverse, we are inclusive, we are Selfridges.
The Fun Stuff
There are lots of reasons to be excited about joining Team Selfridges – from our fantastic team member communities to volunteer days and behind-the-scenes Selfridges experiences throughout the year.
Other benefits and rewards include:
- Generous bonus and/or commission scheme
- Discounted gym memberships
- Pension contributions
- Annual travel pass and cycle to work schemes
- A volunteer day for all team members
- Access to a wide range of training programmes to help your career development