Job Introduction

Selfridges has always been much more than a shop. We’re a social space where everyone is welcome and feels a sense of belonging, a creative playground where culture and commerce collide, and an experimental hub where you can discover the most innovative and sustainable ideas in retail. We’re here to help make the world brighter. And you can be an important part of this. We’ll talk more about the role below, but before we get to that, let’s share with you the good stuff…

Rewards and benefits

Life at Selfridges is dynamic, exciting, and always evolving. As well as working with some of the most cutting-edge, iconic and boundary-pushing brands, designers and creatives, we also offer our team members opportunities to help make a positive difference through our network of communities, both within and outside Selfridges. Here are just a few of our rewards and benefits that help make our team experience that bit more extraordinary.

Flexible working options to benefit you, your family and your wellbeing that can include part-time, flexi-time, job sharing or hybrid working

Generous annual leave that increases with length of service

Up to five paid volunteering days – from beach cleans to co-ordinating food and clothing donations

Family leave that suits your set up including Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Surrogacy and Shared Parental leave policies

Defined pension contribution scheme

Generous bonus and/or commission scheme

Enviable team member discount including sale previews and double discount days

Exclusive local discounts on a range of restaurants, bars, beauticians and entertainment

Subsidised gym memberships

Annual travel pass and cycle-to-work schemes

A sustainable car salary sacrifice scheme

Several internal communities to get involved in from our Diversity Board and Green Warriors who are leading the charge on D,E&I and sustainability, to the Wellbeings who are always thinking of new ways to champion healthy minds, bodies and routines for our team members

Workplace Options, our confidential team member assistance programme for when life gets tricky or you need a little guidance

Access to a wide range of training programmes to help your career development

Read on to find out how you can play your part in Reinventing Retail…

Role Responsibility

As a Stock Controller for Food and Restaurants, you will ensure that stock is accounted for and in the right place, allowing the sales team to provide an efficient service to our customers. It’ll be down to you to keep paperwork up-to-date, using your initiative to sort out any problems, working effectively with your colleagues. There’ll be a lot of moving stock around the department. So we’ll expect you to follow safety and security practices at all times.

As a Stock Controller you will:
Support with deliveries, working closely with the wider stock team to ensure these are received and processed on time and delivered to the correct departments in store

Collaborate with B&M on RTW/RTVs. Supporting the sales team in collecting stock and preparing items to be dispatched, ensuring all items are processed and accounted for

Keep all records up to date to ensure any stock movements are accounted for

Manage the movement of stock between various locations

Support the wider stock team in peak periods

Regularly communicate with the stock movement and admin teams to ensure all functions are aware of incoming deliveries and any issues such as delays or deliveries that were not received

The Ideal Candidate

How you’ll do it…you will be:
Well organised. You understand the importance your role plays in our service proposition by maintaining clean, tidying and accurate stock rooms to support the sales team

A great communicator. You will keep your division informed of workflow and timescales, pre-empting any issues and suggesting solutions

Collaborative. You will work closely with multiple teams to ensure the safe guarding of stock, prevent loss and ensure product is accounted for at all times

Adaptable. Ability to work both independently as well as collaborate across the wider team. You understand the need to shift working priorities due to competing deadlines and changing priorities

A solutions focused individual with the ability to review ways of working and suggest improvements

Able to lift and move stock safely and securely

An example of our values, a trusted and respected colleague

This guide represents a summary of the role, however all team members are expected to be flexible in the work they undertake, which may change from time to time, according to the needs of the business

About the Company

Everyone is welcome

Selfridges is a place where we want everyone to feel a sense of belonging. We embrace every self and are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive working culture. We are leading with purpose to not only increase the visibility and recognition of under-represented talent within our organisation, but the wider industry too. Here at Selfridges, everyone is welcome – irrespective of race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, age or disability, we stand by equal opportunities for all.

Our awards cabinet

We’re not ones to brag, but since you asked...Selfridges has won the award for The World’s Best Department Store an unprecedented four times at the IGDS awards, with an additional award for the Best Sustainability Campaign. We were also recognised as a ‘Best 25 Big Company to Work For 2020’ as awarded by The Sunday Times.


Job Location : Birmingham
Company : Selfridges
Position : Stock Controller
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Contact : Birmingham Selfridges Contact Number

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