Fort William, Scotland, United Kingdom

June 11, 2024

GO Outdoors Express - Supervisor

GO Outdoors Express (‘GO’) focuses on innovation and authenticity whilst never losing sight of the consumer expectation for value. Our Members Card scheme allows us to help people step into the outdoors whether it is to go walking, camping or an adventure for less. These smaller format stores aim to bring together the look and feel of a larger Go Outdoors store with unique product areas and displays, but with the convenience of a High St location. Showcasing exclusive brands such as Peter Storm Hi-Gear, North Ridge and OEX we exist to equip our customers with everything they need for life outdoors.  


Role Overview: 

Make your part of GO Express a great place to shop and work through the supervision of your store or defined business area. Motivate and support store teams to deliver service which has customers at the heart, through exceptional store standards and highly engaged colleagues. 


Key Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Support the Store Management team lead and motivate a high performing, highly engaged team of colleagues.
  • Support a culture of exceptional customer service ensuring our store teams win customers for life by exceeding their expectations.
  • Support colleagues through internal development programme to support future talent and career pathways to help us grow our business.
  • Uphold a store that is safe and compliant operating environment for all colleagues and customers.
  • Deliver our financial results in line with or in excess of company targets.
  • Duty manage and take responsibility for the store in the absence of the Manager or Assistant Manager. 

Skills/Experience/Knowledge preferred: 

  • Great role model who supports colleagues by mentoring and sharing knowledge to build stronger team.
  • Clear, confident, and motivational communicator with excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills. 
  • Supervision experience, preferably in a similar format of retail.
  • Experience of effectively prioritising and delegating workload to achieve team goals and objectives.
  • A passion for customer service and a proven record of delivering excellence in this area.
  • Knowledge of local market trends, competitor activity and the ability to identify local community growth opportunities to their Store Manager. 

Leadership Behaviours:

  • Leads with a plan/do/review mindset. 
  • Confident and clear decision maker. 
  • Communicates in a way that inspires and engages. 
  • Strives to be better. 
  • Resilient and positive attitude even under pressure. 
  • Takes personal responsibility. 
  • Lives and breathes our values. 
  • Passionate about developing teams. 
  • Committed to two-way, clear, and honest feedback. 
  • Builds great relationships 


We know our employees work tirelessly to make JD Sports the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Incremental Holiday Allowance
  • Staff Discount On JD Group and other brands within the organisation 
  • Discounted membership at JD Gyms
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and develop at work.

Due to the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it takes time to review them all. If you don't hear back within two weeks of you applying, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion

Applications that meet the skills criteria will be contacted for a 1st stage meeting with the talent team. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to interview with the hiring manager.

Thank you again for your time.