Retail Manager - Premium Organic Food Retailer - Central London

Switch Consulting Recruitment Limited
Central London, London
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Client

This organic food retail business has established itself as a sustainable and highly focused retail specialist. With quality leading range, and exceptional customer service standards the success and expansion of the store portfolio is set to continue. A crucial part of their sustainable strategy is to complement internal talent development with the attraction of superb experienced Retail Manager hires.

The Role

As Retail Manager you will have a full and broad remit to drive the success and development of your retail team and customer service proposition. The role you play in in the leadership and delivery of results is crucial. Key aspects of the role include:

  • Managing a retail team that consists of a range of specialism and skill sets. Your ability to manage a diverse talent workforce is a key element of the role
  • Coaching and leading great people will be at the heart of everything you do, in order to deliver a high performing Store
  • Controlling and driving the commercial fundamentals of all aspects of the Stores performance alongside the Assistant and General Manager
  • Supporting the General Manager to deliver labour costs, sales and EBITDA budgets, as well as full P&L management
  • You will also work alongside the Team to develop and recruit the very best talent into your department

The Candidate

You should be ambitious and committed to developing and delivering the best retail standards and experience to your customers and colleagues:

  • You must have management experience of retailing in a food large or small store format of any product (food retail experience required) basically any big-box store environment or convenience experience considered
  • You will be a hands on operator, not scared to get involved in the day to day operations of your Stores in order to role model what good looks like, and to set the benchmarks for what is expected within the store
  • Strong effective communicator, with strong leadership qualities is an absolute must
  • Possess a highly commercial aptitude coupled with open and honest leadership capability

Salary & Benefits:

Up to £27,000 + TRONC & Benefits