Shop Manager – Merchants Road, Galway City

    Reference No:   SMGC0220
    Location:   Merchants Road, Galway City
    Duration:   Permanent
    Hours:   37.5
    Published:   14 February 2020
    Closing Date:   4PM Thursday 05 March 2020

    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.
    You’ll lead and develop your team comprising of volunteers, CE staff, TUS and paid employees, where applicable to maintain the standards of the shop and achieve targets for business growth. You will lead and develop the management of a motivated team comprising shop volunteers, CE staff, TUS, occasional placements and paid employees, where applicable.
    As a Shop Manager you’ll be vital to the ongoing success of Vincent’s Retail, focusing on maximizing sales, productivity, revenue opportunities and providing customer service that meets and exceeds our customer’s expectations. You’ll take ownership of your shop ensuring compliance with the Society’s retail standards, health and safety and legislation to create a shopping experience that caters to our wide range of customers and promotes the ethos of the Society.

    The successful candidate should possess the following:

    • 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
    • Have excellent communication skills in order to manage and develop people to the highest standard
    • An ability to establish and foster excellent working relationships with many different people across different functions and locations.
    • 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 apply below or post your completed application form to Human Resources, SVP House, 91-92 Sean McDermot St, Dublin 1.     
    Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

    Garda Vetting is required for some roles which carry out work with Children, Young People and Vulnerable persons. If your role requires Garda Vetting, appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda 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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