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Trainee Department Manager

Love sport? Eager to learn? Want to become a successful leader? 

If yes, this is the perfect role for you!

As a Trainee Department Manager you will learn how to lead a successful business from day one. To put it simply, the purpose of your role is to learn how to run a business that ensures your local customers can find everything they need to practice their favourite sports and most importantly; they have an amazing shopping experience in the process.

What will you benefit from?

  • Career progression - At Decathlon, you choose your own career path, so whether you aspire to become a Store Manager or our CEO - your opportunities for progression are endless!

  • Share holding & Profit sharing scheme - We’re one big international family who exclusively co-owns our business and shares the profit we make with our employees.

  • We play sport together and have regular team socials!

  • Cycle to work scheme - At least 25% discount on a bike of your choice.

  • 30% staff discount on our Decathlon products

Discover more of our company benefits here

What's involved?

Like any business, there will be some challenges that you’ll face and it won’t always be a breeze; however, with the support of your mentor and team we guarantee that you will surpass even your own expectations. Here are parts of the role that you’ll gain invaluable experience in:

  • People management including; recruitment, training and development.

  • Leadership

  • Market research

  • Economic analysis and projection

  • Financial management

  • Commercial merchandising

  • Project management

Sound good so far? If so, here are the types of people that we’re looking for…

Are you?

  • A people person who loves sport!

  • Open minded with a natural sense of service to help others.

  • A game changer who can rethink and reinvent retail.

  • An eager learner who invests in their own and others’ development. 

Additional Information:

As a Trainee Department Manager you will be required to work usual retail hours including evenings and weekends. Your role will be based in our Decathlon store which is fully compliant with Covid-19 safefty regulations and precautions. Keeping our employees and customers safe during these times is our main priority.  

If you love sport and want an exciting career in business, APPLY TODAY!

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