Deputy Store Manager

Posted 18 September by TJ Hughes

TJ Hughes - Deputy Manager - East Kilbride

TJ Hughes is a discount department store chain specialising in home and fashion, fragrance and cosmetics, technology and electrical goods.

TJ’s (as everyone usually calls us) first started trading in 1912 and since day one we have been offering our customers premium brands at discounted prices. We are a family run business, with our headquarters based in Liverpool and are now trading from 23 stores across the UK: from Eastbourne in the South to Glasgow in the North.

We are currently opening a new store based at the East Kilbride Regional Shopping Centre and are recruiting for a Deputy Manager to join our new store team.


To lead and manage the sales / trading of your key sales floors, driving the sales potential and delivering exceptional merchandise, housekeeping and customer service. You will also lead the whole store in the absence of the Store Manager.

  • Deliver exceptional results for the store in order to meet / exceed targets by utilising all available commercial information and taking appropriate action.
  • Ensure that staff are recruited in line with Company policy and legislation.
  • Support the induction and ongoing development of the sales floor team, and through leadership and coaching continually increase levels of performance.
  • Ensure that staff continually drive customer focus to ensure the highest levels of customer service possible.
  • Ensure product is merchandised according to brand guidelines and in line with promotional activity & stock availability in order to maximise sales and operating standards.
  • Manage and control high standards of health & safety and security within the sales / trading areas of the store.
  • Ensure visual merchandising and ticketing standards are compliant with Company guidelines / policy at all times.
  • Undertake duty management responsibilities in the absence of the Store Manager.

Required Skills

Commercial awareness

Effective leadership and the ability to motivate others

The ability to plan and prioritise workloads and delegate accordingly

Customer focus

The capacity to grasp new concepts quickly, to be flexible and adaptable to change

Excellent communication skills

The ability to multi task and work under pressure

Numerical skills

Good IT Skills

This is a fantastic opportunity for a positive 'can do’ individual and if you feel you are the ideal candidate then we would love for you to be part of the team.

We have a culture in our stores which is fast paced and exciting. If you are passionate, innovative and want to work with us, then forward your CV to our recruitment email address.

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Focused
  • Retail Operations
  • Leadership Skills
  • Time Management Skills

Reference: 36138973

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