Team Manager

McCarthy Recruitment Ltd
Kensington, London
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Role:  Team Manager
Location:  Kensington, London
Salary:  £30,000 - £42,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package


Our retail client specialises in supplying the healthiest products on the high street, and a true market leader in their field. They have a strong commitment to training and developing their staff and where possible seek to promote from within and offer fantastic opportunities for future progression allowing individuals to forge successful careers. Due to continued success our client is seeking talented individuals who can make a significant impact on sales and contribute to their current retail store management teams. They are offering a rare opportunity to join their international retail food brand.


As a retail Team Manager your role is for overseeing the retail store operations, Team Leader and Team Member development and overall store profitability. The Team Manager is responsible for delivering first class customer service, providing an amazing shopping environment through the sustained inspiration of your entire team. In this position you will lead and direct the retail store team to achieve all targets set for the store, ensuring consistent delivery of profit and the brand. You will represent our client in a positive, motivated and enthusiastic manner in line with their company core values. This is a superb opportunity to join a British retail giant in a high profile position and to assume responsibility for ensuring the success and profitability of a large turnover store.

This role is one of the most exciting and challenging roles in food retail. The knowledge, insight, vision and drive required to be successful at this level means that your views will be heard and acted upon at the highest level. Our client is passionate about discovering Team Managers who stand out from the crowd by having the balance between intellectual and emotional intelligence, displaying both a head and a heart for the business. Simply put, great personality and a great brain.

  • Experience as a retail General Manager, Store Manager, Department Manager, Duty Manager or Deputy Manager within a fast paced, high volume retail high street or out of town brand.
  • This is an outstanding opportunity to progress your management skills and have autonomy over your own store with a leading retailer.
  • Experience in fresh foods would be preferable.
  • A passion for customer service and proven track record in managing and leading people, with experience of training and developing a store team through effective performance management is preferred.
  • You will be KPI driven; trading focused and have a strong understanding of market trends, customer needs and your competition.
  • You will be passionate, entrepreneurial in your style and be an engaging and motivated people manager.
  • Your leadership will be dynamic and you will understand hot operate in a business that gives you free autonomy to lead your store as if it was your own retail business.
  • Experience in a retail organization with strong focus / recognised as excellent in customer service
  • Knows what excellence in retail standards looks and feels like and is aware of any future trends
  • Understands how to interpret a detailed profit and loss statement
  • Has a history of decisive decision making for short/long term with examples of where the outcome has impacted on customer/profit/employee
  • Evidence of driving continual business improvements
  • Proven leadership skills through both good and bad trading times
  • Is known for their skill in developing future talent
  • Constantly and consistently drives their own personal development

Skills that would really benefit a candidate (though not essential)
  • Experience in both sales and back of house operations
  • History of working with local communities/business groups
  • Coach and Mentor to up and coming talent
  • Experience of buying, pricing, merchandising and inventory management
  • Involvement in projects with head office / external organizations

This role is being handled by McCarthy Recruitment, award winning specialist retail recruitment consultancy covering the whole of the UK. McCarthy is like no other recruitment agency you will have worked with; our difference is our commitment to providing a professional and personalized recruitment service of the highest quality.  

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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