Assistant Department Manager - Harvey Nichols - Kuwait
Job no: 2032512
The Avenues Phase 3
Harvey Nichols Harvey Nichols Kuwait introduces the most exclusive brands to Kuwait. This is the first high end contemporary and luxury department store in Kuwait catering to men's and women's fashion, jewellery, cosmetics, and more. Harvey Nichols is a customer-centric organisation that invests in staff, offering numerous training to ensure brand-conscious customers receive international standard brand and product information to create an exceptional and personalised customer experience. Harvey Nichols Kuwait is located in the heart of the vibrant Phase 3, Grand Avenue - The Avenues.
As the Assistant Department Manager you will train, develop, and lead a department team to maximise sales and reduce stock loss, working alongside them on the shop floor in order to demonstrate and drive an excellent standard of customer service. You will ensure that all Sales Associates are highly motivated and knowledgeable about the brand, and you will also deputise for the Department Manager during periods of absence.
Qualifications & Requirements:
You will have/be:
â¢ At least 3 years' retail experience
â¢ The ability to efficiently delegate tasks amongst a team, negotiate with customers and colleagues, and interview new hires, as needed
â¢ Excellent English communication skills (Arabic is an advantage)
â¢ Knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Word, etc.
â¢ Commercially aware and business orientated.
About Us: M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 80 of the world's most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria's Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,500 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.
Alshaya's stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 50,000 people from over 120 nationalities.
Advertised: 06 Sep 2017 Arab Standard Time