Sales Supervisors - Retail and Wholesale

Sales supervisors oversee operations and directly supervise and coordinate the activities of sales and related workers in retail and wholesale establishments.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£11,446
£22,038
£42,792

New workers start around £11,446. Normal pay is £22,038 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £42,792.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 206,047 vacancies for this type of job

1.36%

Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Reports as required to managerial staff on departmental activities.

  • Determines or recommends staffing and other needs to meet sales and productivity targets.

  • Liaises with managers and other departments to resolve operational problems.

  • Establishes and monitors work schedules to meet sales and productivity targets.

  • Directly supervises and coordinates the activities of sales and related workers.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Warehousing

  • Merchandising

  • Food Preparation

  • Visual Merchandising

  • Cash Handling

  • Auditing

  • Retail Operations

  • Stock Management

  • Product Knowledge

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Communication

  • Sales

  • Management

  • Coaching

  • Leadership

  • Operations

  • Coordinating

  • Problem Solving

  • Decision Making

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.