Department Manager

Pay attention to every detail & keep the big picture in mind

We are constantly looking for remarkable personalities for extraordinary jobs and goals: People with drive, self-confidence and the courage to take alternative paths. Mainly, we are looking for managers from the fashion-industry, but also people from the service industry and fashion-newcomers.


Start date:

Anytime throughout the year

Work site:

In one of our stores

Application period:

2-3 months before desired starting date

Push your career at Peek & Cloppenburg



You have several years of relevant work experience in a comparable position. You show initiative, are a teamplayer, committed, motivated, flexible and career-driven and have a great sense for style and fashion trends. You like your role as a leader but also love to take on challenges with your team.

Frequently asked questions

What qualifications/interests should I have?

You have gained sales experience, preferably in fashion retail in a management position with responsibility for turnover and headcount. You have a strong liking for beautiful objects and a good sense for style. You are also committed, dynamic and ambitious. A well-developed ability to think and act independently is the basic requirement for developing further in the company. We also expect you to be flexible.

How will I be trained?

During four to six months of on-the-job training you will be individually prepared for your responsibility as a department manager in one of our stores. You will grow with your tasks and receive more and more responsibility. At the same time, you will be trained in our modular courses in English language at the head office in Vienna or Düsseldorf. After you have completed your training phase, you will be responsible for a sales department.

Which opportunities for development will I have?

You will begin as a department manager and will have first-class career prospects. You could, for example, become a retail buyer or a store manager in your home country. If you are flexible and willing to move, there is even more options waiting for you abroad in all the other countries with P&C stores.

Is placement abroad possible?

Yes. If you are interested in other cultures and countries or have special language qualifications, we include these factors in your development plan. Of course we support you with language lessons and intercultural training.

Contact persons

Havana Acar
Havana Acar

Recruiting and Development of (Assistant) Department Managers

Regions: Austria, Headquarter Vienna, Croatia


Eva Menschik
Eva Menschik

Recruiting and Development of (Assistant) Department Managers

Regions: Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovenia, Serbia


Marta Kot
Marta Kot

Recruiting and Development of (Assistant) Department Managers

Regions: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, Lotvia, Estonia


You are a self-confident person and have already gained working experience in the fashion industry? You are furthermore looking for a fair payment and excellent career prospects? We at P&C are constantly looking for professionals who are willing to assume responsibility and embrace the day-to-day challenges of leading a motivated team of hundreds of employees. If you are interested, please send us a detailed application using our online form or by email.

The sales jobs at Peek & Cloppenburg

Motivated people with a finished education and some years of working experience in retail or comparable fields related to fashion are always welcome at P&C. We expect you to have a diploma from a university or university of applied sciences, to be highly motivated, to work efficiently on your own and to have an interest in fashion and lifestyle.

You can apply for the following jobs in fashion retail at all times:

  • Assistant Department Manager
  • Department Manager
  • General Sales Manager

The career perspectives at P&C

No matter at which level you are entering, the career perspectives at Peek & Cloppenburg are always attractive. We guarantee a secure job with an above-average income and the prospects of climbing the career ladder in an international surrounding. Becoming Country Manager in Central and Eastern Europe is only one possibility amongst many others.

After completing the 6 to 8 week (Assistant Department Manager), 12 to 16 week (Department Manager) or 6-month-long training programme (General Sales Manager), you will find yourself in a responsible position in one of our stores in CEE or the Peek & Cloppenburg headquarters in Vienna, Austria. From this date on, you will be faced with a huge variety of different tasks and will have the chance to contribute with your individual strenghts at Peek & Cloppenburg.

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