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Boutique Manager

Aliases: Boutique In-Charge

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Boutique Manager is expected to perform include: ​

  • Creating designs based on latest fashion trends
  • ​Allocating and m​​anaging work of subordinates 
  • Monitoring and managing the performance of the boutique 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • ​​​It is mostly a desk job
  • Need to handle a team of workers
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • ​Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option is not available
 Working Hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system is not available
  • ​Overtime may be required
  • Being self-employed is also an option. In this case the working hours and days will be flexible 
 Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • ​​​​Preferably, diploma in fashion design/merchandising/textile
  • Certified training for Boutique Manager (programme aligned to AMH/Q 1910 released by Apparel, Made–Ups and Home Furnishing)​​
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Skilled in supervising work related to the production of ready-made garments
  • Proficient in ensuring cost efficiency 
  • Skilled in maintaining production register
  • Ability to develop new designs to boost sale
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Problem-solving skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
Colleges and institutes offering diploma in fashion design/merchandising/textile across India
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

https://targetstudy.com/courses/diploma-in-fashion-design.html​

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3

​Boutique Manager → Movement to other jobs/occupations

    ↑ 

 Assistant Manager 

   ↑

 Supervisor

   ↑
​ Floor Staff
The progression is indicative
EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  •  ​​For candidates with experience - R​s 30,000 to Rs 35,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

​Generally, 2-3 years of experience in garment, made ups or home furnishing industry is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 5
  • Self-employed
  • Fashion designer​​s
KEYWORDS 
  • ​​​​Boutique Manager
  • Store Manager​​
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20151221.0701
Boutique Manager
ISCO 20081221Sales and Marketing Managers 
NIC 200874101Fashion design related to textiles, wearing apparel, shoes, jewellery, furniture and other fashion goods as well as other personal or household goods
QP ReferenceAMH/Q1910
Boutique Manager
NSQFLevel 7Not available 
REFERENCES 
1http://www.nsdcindia.org/sites/default/files/files/Boutique_Manager.pdf
2http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew
3http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-1.pdf
4http://www.payscale.com/research/IN/Job=Retail_Store_Manager/Salary
​5​https://www.shine.com/jobs/boutique-head/corporate1-consultants/6728361/​
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