Marks and Spencer Jobs – Team Support Manager

Website Marks and Spencer

About the job

Working Pattern:

12:30pm – 20:30pm Across 5 nights.

10:00am – 18:00pm on Sunday.

Every other full weekend working.

This is a Full Time, Permanent position.


  • Duty Manage in the absence of the next level Leader when required
  • Champion new ways of working within stores through an open mindset and positive attitude
  • Leads colleagues in delivery of task prioritising customer first
  • Plans, allocates and follows through on delivery of task to a consistent standard across the store
  • Drives on the job productivity
  • Supports colleagues through coaching and feedback
  • Uses MI to take action to drive performance
  • Helps maintain a safe and legal environment for colleagues and customers
  • Supports the delivery of an inspirational,improved and consistent visual customer journey in store which inspires our customers to shop and buy more often

Key Accountabilities

  • Delivers great standards and service by putting the customer first
  • Acts on customer feedback to deliver improvement
  • Ensures the delivery of brilliant basics
  • Coach the team to deliver excellent standards of product presentation
  • Supports the delivery of plan A
  • Provides regular and timely feedback to line manager to support colleague performance
  • Supports with the training and coaching of colleagues maximising digital tools and channels
  • Identifies colleagues for recognition and celebrate success within the store
  • Provides feedback to BIG to improve colleague experience
  • Supports the Team Manager with the delivery of store selling and cost targets by utilising MI to identify opportunities and takes action
  • Role models new ways of working through the use of digital tools
  • Allocates resource efficiently to deliver process, task and service ensuring activity is completed consistently and productively
  • Delivers operational excellence ensuring all processes and tasks are delivered in line with business expectation
  • Maintains a safe and legal store environment
  • Supports visual merchandising updates across all launches,events and campaigns

Key Capabilities

  • Understands how M&S operates,it’s strategy, future and the role they play
  • Effectively manages own reactions and responses around change
  • Helps colleagues to develop by listening, asking questions and giving feedback to encourage reflection and different thinking
  • Sets performance objectives for self in conjunction with line manager and in line with business plans
  • Takes accountability for planning and managing own work efficiently to ensure objectives are met
  • Treats all colleagues the fairly, understanding that different people will provide different perspectives and have different needs
  • Builds positive relationships by being a good listener and getting to know people by establishing a connection
  • In control of their own reactions and considers how to share their perspective to create better reaction for team

Technical Skills/ Experience

  • Support the delivery of excellent customer service and KPI’s across the store
  • Good level of digital capability and can access and utilise relevant systems
  • Good knowledge of the commercial operation, brilliant basics and operational excellence
  • Current working knowledge of all VM principles
  • A good communicator with the ability to build relationships and work within a team
  • A good knowledge of the legal requirements associated with the role of a customer assistant and when duty managing
  • Maintain high presentation standards, attention to detail and deliver on time, right first time
  • Interpret data relevant to the role
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to change

Key Relationships and Stakeholders

  • Customers
  • Colleagues
  • Store Leadership
  • BIG

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