Department Manager

Al-Tayer Group

Al Tayer Insignia | Department Manager – Bloomingdales Beauty – Reem Mall   

About Us

As a leader in luxury retail in the Middle East, Al Tayer Group’s retail division, Al Tayer Insignia, hosts a portfolio of some of the world’s best luxury brands in the fashion, jewelery, home and department store categories. Complementing its position in luxury retail, Al Tayer Insignia has also built new frontiers in lifestyle retail, representing leading brands in the Beauty, Home, Fashion and Hospitality sectors. Our brands include Bloomingdales, Harvey Nichols, Boucheron, Areej, Aveda and Armani to name just a few!

About The Role

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Department Manager to join our team at Bloomingdales – Reem Mall. As the Department Manager, you will be responsible for leading and developing a team, driving revenue growth, ensuring operational compliance, and maintaining the brand image. Your focus will be on achieving high levels of customer satisfaction while maximizing sales and profitability.

What you’ll be doing

• Drive sales, monitor performance and identify commercial opportunities and make recommendations to meet and exceed sales targets

• Cultivate a culture of excellent customer service, leading by example. Resolve customer complaints effectively and promptly.

• Minimize stock loss through the management, implementation and adherence of ATG policies and procedures.

• Analyze stock management information available to ensure sales opportunities are maximized.

• Provide and analyze reports in order to gain understanding of current performance trends, to identify commercial opportunities and ensure Buying/Planning are aware of stock related feedback.

• Prepare and implement stock takes in store in liaison with the Operations team.

• Recommend, manage and/or support sales promotions and brand activities through effective planning and preparation to meet expectations. Feedback to relevant parties.

• Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with key business partners.

• Ensure all Company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to.

• Ensure Company Health & Safety standards are adhered to at all times

• Understand customer profiles and ensure feedback is provided on Marketing, Buying and Planning to relevant parties

• Ensure Visual Merchandising standards are maintained within brand guidelines. Implement Company expectations of standards, maintenance and cleanliness.

• Monitor sales per square foot to ensure maximum productivity within brand and store specifications.

• Keep abreast of market trends and competitor activity and provide feedback/recommendations to the Company.

• Provide leadership and direction to team members towards the achievement of goals and objectives.

• Coach and motivate team to enhance performance and produce quality work, and ensure that they are continuously developed for higher level roles. 

Job Requirements

  1. You will preferably be educated to graduate level, have 3-5 years of experience running profitable retail stores and teams. You will have a strong customer focus, prioritizing our customer experience above everything else.
  2. You will have experience in Beauty or luxury. 
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