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Sales supervisors oversee operations and directly supervise and coordinate the activities of sales and related workers in retail and wholesale establishments.


  • Directly supervises and coordinates the activities of sales and related workers
  • Establishes and monitors work schedules to meet sales and productivity targets
  • Liaises with managers and other departments to resolve operational problems
  • Determines or recommends staffing and other needs to meet sales and productivity targets
  • Reports as required to managerial staff on departmental activities.

Entry Requirements

No minimum academic qualifications are required although some employers may require GCSEs/S grades or A levels/H grades along with relevant work experience. NVQs/SVQs in Retail Operations are available at Levels 1 and 2, and apprenticeships may be available in some areas. Professional qualifications are relevant in some areas of selling and may be an advantage.

What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £22,000 per annum and can progress up to £41,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 30,352 employed Sales Supervisors in the region.

Current Vacancies

Sales Supervisor
Sales and Events Supervisor
/ Forest of Arden Hotel Limited / 20 Jul 2024
Team Leader
/ Europcar Group UK Limited / 20 Jul 2024