Influential, innovative and progressive, Gucci is reinventing a wholly modern approach to fashion. Under the new vision of creative director Alessandro Michele, the House has redefined luxury for the 21st century, further reinforcing its position as one of the world’s most desirable fashion houses. Eclectic, contemporary, romantic—Gucci products represent the pinnacle of Italian craftsmanship and are unsurpassed for their quality and attention to detail.
Gucci is part of the Kering Group, a world leader in apparel and accessories that owns a portfolio of powerful luxury and sport and lifestyle brands.
As a GUCCI Associate Store Manager & Team Manager, you will support the Store Manager in ensuring the achievement of store business goals through inspiring leadership and operational excellence. You will lead and inspire a dedicated team of Client Advisors to deliver the highest performance through a client centric attitude.
You will lead from the shop floor, delivering real time coaching and feedback to achieve business and product category goals. You will develop and grow the talent within your team.
You are an ambassador of the brand, promoting our Brand Values.
Team Management & Development
Promote a positive and professional team environment that fosters trust, integrity and superior performance standards, leading by example.
Working on the shop floor, you will be in constant contact with your team, supporting and coaching where needed, ensuring a consistent client experience.
Provide support and regular feedback to Client Advisors to ensuring their development is ongoing and their motivation and sense of belonging is high.
Conduct regular and monthly performance conversations, discussing results and developing action plans.
Participate in attracting, recruiting, and onboarding a high performing team.
Manage the employee lifecycle of the client advisor both online through Workday and local platforms and offline through paper forms and documents.
Partner with the Store Manager and Human Resources on employee relations issues to ensure effective resolution.
Monitor your team’s adherence to company policies and procedures; follow up when needed.
Support opening and closing of the store as Manager on Duty.
Lead Store Morning Briefings as and when required, delivering key business communication and daily objectives.
Develop and lead cross category and floor working, ensuring your team can and do sell all categories across all floors.
Client Service & Development
Lead and inspire your team on executing a superior client experience, ensuring the hospitality mindset is in each Client Advisor.
Develop a client engagement mindset, with the purpose of building long lasting relationships with clientele.
Full utilization of the various clienteling tools to activate, retain and grow team and personal client base.
Lead the execution of clienteling activities with your team, developing actions to reach clear goals and KPIs.
Lead from the shop floor, actively selling and role modelling the selling ceremony.
Manage the customer flow on the shop floor ensuring no client is left unattended and exceptional service is delivered.
Manage and resolve customer issues, delighting and retaining the client relationship.
Product & Business Development
Monitor the performance of the assigned categories and proactively propose action plans to reach the targets.
Partner with the Store Manager and the Merchandising team, by providing effective feedback on products, stock situation and specific category requests in order to grow the business.
Partner with the Store Manager and VM team to provide insights to maximize the category potential while ensuring the image and merchandising guidelines of the store are maintained.
Partner with the Store Manager and the Training team to ensure Client Advisors develop full product knowledge through specific training, while ensuring they are aware of market trends and competitors.
Utilise digital platforms to support store and online product sales.
Support the Store Manager in the economical and operational effective management of the store, in compliance with internal policies and procedures
Support the adequate integration and optimization between front and back-office, ensuring appropriate store resources coverage, and supervising logistics and stock management
Support the maintenance of stock and inventory accuracy, in line with corporate policies and procedures
Ensure store upkeep and visual display management in line with the Brand Image guidelines
Be Curious, Empathatic and Sensitive
Minimum 2 – 3 years of experience in a supervisory capacity from the retail or service industry, preferably with a proven track record in luxury fashion
Direct people management (team of 6/7) a strong plus
Well-groomed and driven with strong leadership and communication skills to manage teams in achieving set standards for all aspects of store operations.
Independent individual with strong decision-making skills
Passionate in growing a career within the luxury fashion industry.
Agile mindset with the ability to adapt to dynamic and fast paced work environment
Luxury Goods Retail Pvt. Ltd.