Supervisor

OKA is a successful multi-channel retailer of beautiful, unique and affordable furniture and accessories for the home. To date we have 14 stores and an extensive mail order business, as well as an online and trade business with many thousands of customers throughout the UK and the world beyond.  

We are currently looking to recruit a Supervisor for our Abingdon Store in Milton Park.

As the Supervisor you will assist the management team in the running of an OKA retail store, thus you will have to assist in the organisation and execution of the general daily activities of the store, ensuring the team delivers the highest possible standards of customer service and visual merchandising, both face to face and on the phone, in the most efficient and effective manner through the effective development and management of the store and Company’s human resources, equipment and provisions. You will be responsible for the learning and development of the staff, be pro-active in motivating and leading the whole sales team to exceed the sales and profit & loss targets, in accordance with Company policies, procedures and standards. 

 

Key requirements for the position include: 

  • Professional retail experience in a management or supervisory position.
  • Extensive selling skills and the ability to motivate others.
  • A good eye for display design and a good knowledge of the furniture/home furnishings market.
  • Flexible approach to working hours as the sector demands.
  • Qualities of leadership and management with additional organisational skills.
  • Problem-solver, excellent team player.

 

If successful, you will be part of a fast-paced and successful business. In return you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package including quarterly bonus based on performance, staff discount, pension scheme and continuous personal development.

If this position is of interest to you and if you think you have the right skills to be successful, please apply with a cover letter and an up to date CV by clicking on ‘apply’ above.

DUE TO A HIGH RESPONSE OF APPLICATIONS, WE ARE ONLY ABLE TO CONTACT SHORT-LISTED CANDIDATES.

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