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Graduate Management Programme
Exceptional graduates have the opportunity to join the Toys "R" Us Graduate Management Programme and the prospect of running your own multi-million pound megastore within just 2 years justifies our demanding selection criteria.
As a self starter with experience in a retail or customer service environment you will benefit from a comprehensive 12 week, store based, hands on Training Programme to prepare you for the important role you will play during your first busy Christmas Season. On successful graduation to Assistant Manager you will take full responsibility for a department in the store where you will focus on Customer Service, Sales, Loss Prevention and Team Development.
You will have excellent communication and leadership qualities along with the desire, drive and energy to challenge and change existing standards to move our business forwards.
Your growing ability to lead and motivate a team will be nurtured by your General Store Manager and you will continue to develop with their guidance. Your Personal Development Plan will also include development opportunities where you can show us the impact you can have in problem solving, standard setting and business development and where you can learn from our very best managers in the key disciplines required.
Following your second Christmas Season, your sights will be firmly set on running your own store. Because we’re proud of our commitment to people development and promotions from within, Graduates with Toys "R" Us can have the confidence of knowing that their progression is based on their ability and results, not length of time in the job.
You will receive a highly attractive package including a competitive basic pay, achievable bonuses and a London Allowance for those working in stores inside the M25. We also provide Staff Discounts and other great benefits. While the package is attractive, the real prize for you is your opportunity for rapidApply: Toys R Us scheme
Training & Profiles
Management Training Programme
The training is store based and you will quickly develop through our involved approach, but from the very outset you will be expected to take control of your training. After an induction at our Store Support Centre in Maidenhead you will receive a thorough preview of your programme at your Training Store. Your Management Training Programme will guide you through every aspect of our business to equip you for Megastore Management at Toys "R" Us.
Your progress will be nurtured in store by your General Store Manager and your Regional Training Manager. You will be given the opportunity to learn, develop and demonstrate your skills and knowledge in Management throughout the programme.
Your knowledge and understanding will be appraised regularly in the Store throughout your Training Programme. The ongoing support that you receive will complement your individual effort, good time management and real organisational skills.
Following successful completion of the Management Training Programme, you will graduate to Assistant Manager, taking immediate responsibility for a department of the store and Duty Manager responsibilities.
In the future, you will find us as dedicated to the continual development of all our Managers, as we are of our Management Trainees. Each year we produce new and relevant training and development experiences that will keep you abreast of the best practice in retail management, and to target areas for your personal improvement. This training, along with your ability, desire and determination will enable you to progress with us.
Assistant Store Manager at Toys R Us
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