VM Team Leader 36.5 hours - Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil

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VM Team Leader 36.5 hours - Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil

Who we are:

OUTFIT, a successful part of Arcadia Group Limited, is a chain of out-of-town retail stores offering a wide selection of the best high-street fashion brands and latest trends all under one roof.

Over the last 5 years our business has been expanding and has gone from strength to strength with a massive growth rate, which makes Outfit an exciting place to work! It doesn’t stop there…OUTFIT has some of the largest stores in the Arcadia portfolio, in terms of space and turnover. Outfit’s aim is to give each of our customers a personal shopping experience that’s engaging and inspiring.

The Role:

 Is able to make commercial decisions and suggestions to improve Business performance
 Shares their expert knowledge of current fashion trends and competitor action
 Effectively implements floor moves / layout changes / promotional activity, in accordance with Brand guidelines  Has awareness of knowledge of cost controls
 Confidently discusses the current Brand Strategy
 Understands how to control spend and takes appropriate action
 Understands importance of managing stock & maximising sales opportunities to minimise markdowns  Embraces and drives performance through multichannel
 Leads by example, shows enthusiasm and takes pride in their role
 Clearly communicates with and directs the Team to ensure key operational activity is delivered and drives all customer KPI’s
 Promotes exceptional Customer Service by acting as a Role Model
 Leads the Team in Managers absence – with responsibility for opening and closing, ensuring all relevant company policies and
procedures are adhered to at all times
 Supports Management Team with overall store KPIs
 Coaches and motivates team to maximise individual and Store performance, helps identify talent within their team  Provides constructive feedback to Manager on areas of concerns in a timely and appropriate way
 Supports the Management Team in following up HR related issues within the Team
 Demonstrates resilience and enthusiasm for working in fast-paced retail environment  Articulates point of view with confidence and deals with challenge in a positive way  Understands how their actions and behaviours can impact on others
 Ability to stay positive under pressure

Day to Day:

Our Team leaders are passionate about fashion, visual merchandising, driving sales and putting the customer first. They are essential to OUTFIT as they drive the individual Brands and sales, have pace and energy and overall strive to make our customers leaving the store feeling great! 

The successful applicant will be working 5 days out of 7 per week and must be fully flexible.

Must Haves:


Thinks & acts commercially
 Ability to deliver results through a team
 Ability to build credible working relationships with both Team and Managers
 Able to communicate in a confident and effective manner
 Able to work under pressure
 Ability to work on own initiative and be
 Is able to manage difficult situations and adapt management style to different situations and individuals
 Listening kills 


 Commitment, drive and self-motivation  Positive Role Model
 Pace & Energy
 Good Communicator

The exciting Part

25% discount on Arcadia Brands
• Generous clothing allowance (up to 4 times per year)
• Team incentives including Company paid activities, social events and prizes for high performing stores
• 28 days holiday allowance for full time staff (including bank holidays)

We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted.

You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous. Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success. Our people are at the heart of everything we do.

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