Retail Graduate Scheme - Decathlon Guildford

Salary: £20,000 to £24,000 + Bonus
Location: South East, Guildford
Start date: Oct-2017
Sectors: Management, Retail

Decathlon is a sports retailer with many different sports all under one roof. Our purpose is to make sports accessible to all.

Our new Decathlon Guildford store will be opening on the 14th of December and thus it is time for us to recruit our team! Guildford is a beautiful typical English town in Surrey, just outside London. It has roughly 140,000 inhabitants and is home to the University of Surrey with just over 15,000 students. The store is located in the city center with a size of 1,750SQM and split over 3 floors.

We are currently looking to recruit our management team.

Job description:

Managing several sports in store as if it was your own little business. This includes managing your stock, your layout, creating your own commercial policy, and twice a year choosing what products you want to sell from the decathlon range.

Coaching other members of the store. Decathlon put great importance in developing people. Thus you will also need to develop other team members. You will be responsible for having monthly meeting with them to evaluate their performance, to create their KPI's and to develop them.

Taking the lead at a store level on one of the following fields.

1) Layout and flow

2) P&L, payroll and customer service

3) Communication & recruitment

4) Duty management, building & health and safety

Each manager leads the store on one of the above categories for 6 months. After 6 months the manager rotate roles and lead the store on another category that he/she has not been in yet. The manager will be coached on their new category by the previous manager in that category. The aim is that if a manager has been successful in his roles, after 2 years the manager should be ready to becoming store leader.


- Someone looking for a new challenges and more responsibilities, but most importantly someone that is ambitious and also has a thrive to develop themselves and take the next step into the world of Decathlon.

- You love to take initiative, you are focused on results and you enjoy to work autonomously.

- You enjoy working, leading and developing other team members

Start date: 9th of October 2017