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Deputy Manager


  • Cork / Limerick
  • See description
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 26/09/2017
  • Shane Cox
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We are now recruiting for a Deputy Manager in our Limerick store.


Woodie's is a 100% Irish owned store and a subsidiary of Grafton Group plc. We are the market leader in Ireland with thirty-five branches nationwide offering an extensive range of DIY products, Paints, Lighting, Homestyle, Housewares, Bathroom Accessories, Building, Kitchens, Bathrooms and Gardening products!!

We supply almost everything for all your home improvement and gardening needs. We stock over 30,000 products and we've built our reputation on offering the most comprehensive range of quality products for every area of your home at superb value-for-money prices.

We are now recruiting for a Deputy Manager in our Limerick store.

The ideal candidates:

  • 4+ years retail management experience in a challenging environment
  • Experience in leading and managing a team
  • Experience of working with KPI’s and targets relating to same
  • Strong leadership experience to support and coach your store colleagues
  • Strong communicator with the ability to articulate messages clearly, listens to others, and engage people in the message being communicated
  • Ability to influence and engage with all levels of an organisation


Main role responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Deliver world class customer service, actively coaching and motivating the store team
  • Effectively communicate targets and objectives to the Colleagues and Team Leaders
  • Identify commercial opportunities in your local area
  • Responsible for cash and stock control
  • Authorise and manage refunds and exchanges
  • Drive change; recognises where changes could  be  made to drive results, embrace change and find  different ways of doing things
  • Looks for efficiencies into systems and processes  
  • Managing performance of your Store colleagues
  • Conduct PDR’s / One to One / Colleague  Appraisals when required and to support talent and succession planning
  • Comply with health and safety regulations, maintain operational basic standards to ensure an effective and safe environment and to ensure any accidents are reported and completing the relevant documentation
  • Ensure our garden centre is a centre of excellence which inspires our customers
  • Deliver an inspirational environment for our customers which drives sales across our showroom business
  • Support the store manager in controlling and delivering on payroll and headcount budgets including the recruitment of store colleagues

Role specifications

  • Full time 39 hour contract
  • Working week 5 out of 7 days ; weekend and Bank holiday work required
  • Competitive benefits
  • Salary Range: 36k – 40 DOE

Ref: DM01CC
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