Shop Manager – Rush

    Reference No:   SMSPR0422
    Location:   Vincents Rush, 76 Main Street Upper, Rush, Co. Dublin, K56 DN40
    Duration:   Specific Purpose contract
    Hours:   37.5 hours per week
    Published:   14 April 2022
    Closing Date:   4PM Friday 27 May 2022

    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. Ensuring compliance with the Society’s retail standards, current relevant legislation and SVP policy and ethos are key requirements of the role. Leading & motivating a team comprising of a diverse group of shop volunteers, Community Employment and Tus Participants and paid employees is also required. 

    The ideal candidate will possess the following;

    • Knowledge of needs and issues of the poor and disadvantaged with the ability to display empathy and patience.
    • 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 and social media skills
    • 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
    • A keen eye for visual merchandising and display

    Life at SVP – Why work for us?

    Work Life Balance

    Benefits and Wellbeing

    23 days annual leave to start

    Paid Paternity and Maternity Leave

    Sociable working hours, most shops are only open Monday to Saturday with no late nights

    Pension: 5% employer and employee contribution with an option to increase to 7%.

    2 discretionary days (Good Friday & Christmas Eve)

    Paid Sick Leave

    Employee discount

    Employee Assistance Program


    Group discount for Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF)

    Please note that we do not accept CVs.

    Please complete the Online Application Form
    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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