Assistant Store Manager

Date posted:
Company: Vans
Location: London (England), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

Principal Accountabilities:
Under general direction:* Support the daily operations of retail stores* Perform a variety non-routine tasks* Work on a variety of merchandising, buying, pricing, and marketing assignments

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:
* High school diploma or equivalent education; Associate’s degree preferred* Minimum of five years of experience preferred

Knowledge & Application:
* Knowledge of standardized rules, procedures, and operations, within a specialized field/work area* In-depth experience in a technical field* Selectively extracts, verifies, and compiles objective and measurable data * In some instances, may modify existing processes, methods, and approaches* May be working toward a professional qualification

Problem Solving:
* Encounters problems which are varied and nonroutine* Requires basic problem-solving techniques to clearly define problems* Identifies the most appropriate option/solution to adjust or improve existing approaches* Solutions often leverage and improve on existing processes, procedures, and/or tools* Requires objective review of difficult work problems, obtaining cooperation or approval Requires considerable resourcefulness

* Exchanges standard technical or nontechnical information with colleagues and immediate superiors and/or customers * May be required to interpret or clarify technical information to aid understanding* Interprets or explains data or information to deliver messages* Audience may not be knowledgeable about the subject matter* Requires awareness of cultural differences and adapts style accordingly

* Impact is short term (typically limited to one year)* Activities limited to monthly/quarterly planning* Supports the achievement of goals through personal effort in own work area* Scope of impact will be at the department and/or team level* May also impact on related activities outside of own work team and/or department

* Accountable for the on-time delivery of own work and that of others* May be responsible for coaching/mentoring more junior employees; but has no direct supervisory responsibility* Responsible for the quality review of deliverables by more junior employees * Financial accountability will be confined to proactive management of cost within the project/team* Performance measured against predefined annual objectives