Administration Manager

Location
Waltham Cross
Salary
£32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
12 Jan 2017
Closes
09 Feb 2017
Ref
00063285
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to business growth and expansion, this is an exciting and rare opportunity for an experienced manager to join a successful, family run home furnishings retailer based in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire.

They are passionate and professional as well as forward looking and are enjoying a period of sustained strong growth.

As Administration Manager it is essential that you have experience of successfully managing teams and are capable of dealing with a wide mix of personalities and skill sets. You will head up and lead their Buying Office, Cashier function, customer finance area and Reception/Switchboard service. Your teams will also provide admin support to our fast paced Web Team. Your teams are small but professional and progressive units and to be successful in this challenging role you must be a people person with excellent organisation and management abilities.

Accordingly it is essential that you are an experienced manager looking to take your career to the next level. This role is all about organising, motivating and driving your teams to out perform within a supportive environment of continuous development. Retail management experience would be desirable but is not essential - it is more important that you can organise and bring the best out of the teams you manage.

You will need sound IT skills and be familiar with Microsoft Office and in particular Excel. Knowledge of Photoshop would also be helpful. You will also need to have excellent numeracy and logical skills and an ability to pick up new systems quickly is required as they use a retail specific system throughout the business.

The role will provide you with the autonomy and scope to make your own business decisions to drive their progressive company forward. You will receive comprehensive support and personal development along the journey to ensure that you make the most of your talent.

The role is a full time position over 5 days per week and will involve working 3 in 4 Saturdays per month.

The ideal person will:

- be a proven people manager with a track record of coaching and motivating teams to over perform.
- have sound IT skills.
- have excellent organisation and numeracy abilities.
- be an excellent communicator with the ability to lead
- bring a positive, professional work ethic and attitude with them
- have an good sense of humour!

This role will challenge you and offers both job satisfaction and a long-term, rewarding career. You will be joining a long established and successful family run company with over a century of retail experience.

Benefits: 29 days annual holiday, annual company bonus, contributory pension scheme, employee benefits scheme, generous staff discount and staff gym membership