Shop Manager – St Vincent de Paul Glanmire Job at St Vincent de Paul South West – Cork, County Cork

This is an exciting position, for an experienced Retail Manager to join SVP and manage this well established shop in Glanmire, Cork.

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 by ensuring compliance with the Society’s retail standards, current relevant legislation and SVP policy and ethos. Line management of a motivated team comprising shop volunteers, CE staff and paid employee is also required. The ideal candidate will possess the following;

  • Knowledge of needs and issues of the poor and disadvantaged
  • 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
  • An ability to display empathy, patience and a well-developed sense of humour
  • 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 visit www.svp.ie to download the application form and view the job description

SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Application Deadline: 10/12/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €29,347.50 per year


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount


Application question(s):

  • Is the location of Glanmire in Cork suitable for you?


  • Retail Supervisory or Management: 1 year (preferred)

About the Company

Company: St Vincent de Paul South West –

Company Location:  Cork, County Cork

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