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Manager Department Store Job Description

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Position Summary:

1) Directs coordinates, through subordinate managerial personnel, activities of department store selling lines of merchandise in specialized departments.

2) Formulates pricing policies for sale of merchandise, or implements policies set forth by merchandising board.

3) Coordinates activities of nonmerchandising departments, as purchasing, credit, accounting and advertising with merchandising departments to obtain optimum efficiency of operations with minimum costs in order to maximize profits.

4) Develops and implements, through subordinate managerial personnel, policies and procedures for store and departmental operations & customer personnel community relations.

5) Negotiates or approves contracts negotiated with suppliers of merchandise, or with other establishments providing security, maintenance, or cleaning services.

6) Reviews operating and financial statements and departmental sales records to define merchandising activities that require additional sales promotion, clearance sales, or other sales procedures in order to turn over merchandise and achieve profitability of store operations merchandising objectives..

Minimum skills required:

  • Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Manage own time and the time of others.
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, organization rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

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