Shop Manager – Dunmurry, Belfast

    Reference No:   SMDBN0518
    Location:   Vincent’s, Dairy Farm Shopping Centre, Stewartstown Rd, Dunmurry, Belfast, BT17 0AW
    Duration:   1 Year, Fixed Term Contract
    Hours:   37.5 hours per week
    Published:   09 July 2018
    Closing Date:   4pm Friday 20 July 2018

    The purpose of the Shop Manager role is to maximize sales, productivity, revenue opportunities and customer satisfaction levels through the efficient management of the St Vincent de Paul Charity shop by ensuring compliance with the Society’s retail standards, current relevant legislation and SVP policy and ethos. Line management of a motivated team comprising shop volunteers and paid employee is also required.

    The ideal candidate will possess the following;

    • Job holder should ideally be educated to third level in a business-related field or equivalent.
    • Knowledge of needs and issues of the poor and disadvantaged.
    • At least 3 years retail experience ideally some of which will have been gained in the community / voluntary sector.
    • Experience of managing a diverse team of people
    • Experience of working with sales and profit targets
    • Be an accomplished Retail Manager and be able to demonstrate an impressive record of business development, excellent people skills and the ability to deliver the very highest store standards and customer service through your team.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
    • An ability to establish and foster excellent working relationships with many different people across different functions and locations.
    • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
    • An ability to display empathy, patience and a well-developed sense of humour.
    • A keen eye for visual merchandising and display
    If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations you can email your application form directly to or post your completed application and monitoring form to Anne Crossan, Regional Retail Services Manager, Society of St Vincent de Paul, 196-200 Antrim Rd, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT15 2AJ.

    It is compulsory to complete the monitoring form along with your application.

    A full job description is available here.
    1. application form
    2. monitoring form ​
    3. full job description

    Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

    Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Police Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.

    SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

    How to Apply

    If you wish to apply, please download and complete the application form. CVs will not be accepted

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