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ATG5123 - Store Manager - Department Store

Company: Retail
Department: Sales and Customer Services
Location: Kuwait City Kuwait

Bloomingdale's Kuwait:

Al Tayer Group is delighted to announce plans to open the first Bloomingdale’s store in Kuwait which is part of a strategic partnership with Macy's, Inc.

Bloomingdale’s Kuwait will fulfill the New York City store's promise of “like no other store in the world” with offerings such as leading luxury brand experiences, and seamless digital and social media integration.  This will enhance the in-store experience, deliver extraordinary personalized services with curated product selection to create an authentic welcome and delight experience for our customers.

Opening in February 2017, the three-level apparal, beauty and accessories store, spanning over 93,000 square feet will anchor the 360 Mall, Kuwait's luxury retail destination.

Interviewing for our exciting Bloomingdale’s Kuwait career opportunities will take place between March and August 2016. The Al Tayer Talent Acquisition team will be holding regular recruitment events in Kuwait where shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend and meet the team. Further information and updates on our events will follow on our website!

Job Brief:

We are currently looking for a passionate Store Manager to manage and develop the prestigious Bloomingdale's Kuwait.  You will be responsible for achieving budgeted levels of revenue and profit, desired brand image and customer satisfaction in line with the Company strategy and objectives.

The individual will participate in developing the store's commercial strategy, establishing monthly and annual sales objectives in line with the Retail Business Units target and implementing annual plans.

Working with your team and leading by example you will ensure customer expectations are met at all times and exceeded where possible.  Using your expert industry knowledge and keeping abreast of market and seasonal trends you will ensure your store and team maximise additional sales opportunities.  Producing excellent services standards and sales will come naturally to you.  You will also have excellent organizational skills and abilities enabling you to manage the back office operations of the store whilst spending maximum time on the shop floor.



The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years relevant management experience with a background and experience within a leading department store. You are required to have a high level of leadership, management and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate and develop a large team through having excellent organization, communication and negotiation skills is a highly important requirement.

Individuals should also be a client and service oriented individual with high attention to detail and have a thorough product knowledge and strong awareness of latest trends.


Graduate in any discipline

Additional Internal Information:

For all current Al Tayer employees who wish to apply for the role, you must take note of the following:

1. You must have completed minimum 1 year's continuous service in your current role.

2. You must have discussed with your Line Manager on your interest to apply for the role, and have written approval.

3. You must have no active warning or disciplinary on file.


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