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

Available jobs

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

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.

  • Warehousing

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Merchandising

  • Food Preparation

  • Auditing

  • Cash Handling

  • Stock Management

  • Retail Operations

  • Stock Control

  • Retail Management

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

  • Sales

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Leadership

  • Coaching

  • Operations

  • Problem Solving

  • Planning

  • Coordinating

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.