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Point of Sale (POS) Manager

Head of Department, Retail Department Manager, Sales Manager

A Point of Sale Manager is an experienced salesperson who ensures the smooth running of their store or branch. They are responsible for the development of turnover and the smooth running of the outlet. They actually work on site; they manage their team and are normally actively involved in the selling of the product or service. 


  • They monitor and oversee results, work schedules, budgets and procurement.

  • They are responsible for stock control and supplies for the business unit as well as for decisions on re-ordering.

  • They coordinate the work of their team and ensure that sales practices are consistent with the store’s policy.

  • They analyse performance results and monitor business indicators.

  • They manage their network of distributors and are responsible for the choice of brands, collections, foodstuffs and products.

Required skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Customer focus
  • A taste for challenge
  • Persuasiveness
  • Flair for sales

What you need to learn/master

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Retail management
  • General management
  • English

Career opportunities and progression

  • They may go on to assume responsibility for several outlets and advance to a variety of positions.
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Manager of a large outlet

Qualification requirements

3 years of post-High School education


Junior: €20,000 - €25,000 + profit-related bonus

Experienced: €30,000 - €35,000 + profit-related bonus