Debenhams Sales Manager Reviews

Updated 18 May 2020

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3.1
28%
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5%
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Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
Sergio Bucher
8 Ratings
  1. "Not loyal to their staff in the end"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Cork
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time

    Pros

    Great customer service, excellent training and development Given

    Cons

    No leadship , CEO changes every year with a whole different prospective on the business

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  2. "Ok to work for until they pulled from Ireland"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Waterford
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Debenhams full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    colleagues, team, progression, salary, good managers

    Cons

    unrealistic expectations, low staff levels, very few benefits, regular cuts,

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  3. "Few Opportunities for development"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Debenhams full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible working hours Opportunities to do lots of different things

    Cons

    Poor Training and Development opportunities in the company

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Saw it coming"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    25% discount off all Debenhams OB and cosmetics/fragrance.

    Cons

    Store managers too obsessed with wasting payroll on fixing stores decoratively and bringing in extra staff for senior visits. No progression opportunities for those non-conformists who go against the grain. Sales managers expected to work long hours without extra pay or time back due to staffing reductions.

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  5. "Bad Experience"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Sales Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams

    Pros

    The staff all members of the floor team where extremely friendly and welcoming, and some where grated very badly by senior management.

    Cons

    The senior Managment (Store Manager and above) whilst I was in the store for a year we had 3 store managers one was removed for bullying the 2nd a temp and third not much better.

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  6. "good managers"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

    I worked at Debenhams full-time

    Pros

    great team, flexible working hours

    Cons

    low salary, not enough staff to ensure the service we would like to deliver

  7. "Great team"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Manager in Barnsley, Yorkshire and the Humber, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Debenhams full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities, salary, great teams, no 2 days are ever the same

    Cons

    Too political, head office/store relationship not always best to help stores maximise potential

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  8. "Na"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great in store team work

    Cons

    Poor comms From the business

  9. "Sales manager"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Manchester, England

    I have been working at Debenhams full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Atmosphere can sometimes be dull

    Cons

    Hours expected to work over

  10. "Go as far as you want."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Debenhams full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great opportunity for progression for those that are willing to work for it. Fun atmosphere and good team spirit.

    Cons

    Account cards are the biggest downside. Constant pressure to hit targets.

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