Store Manager - Newport

Connection Flooring Ltd
Newport (Casnewydd)
£30,000 per annum Plus bonus
13 Nov 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a Store Manager for our new store that is opening end of November 2017.

Our Newport store will feature ranges from our Direct Wood Flooring and Flooring Superstore Brands. Direct Wood Flooring is a specialist Solid, Engineered and Laminate Flooring company, whilst Flooring Superstore offers a range of high quality carpet and vinyl. After starting out online several years ago, we are now opening stores across the UK for the public and trade customers to view and purchase our products.

The main job role will be to oversee the running of the store and interact with staff and customers. This store will be our 7th to open in 2017.

You will also be responsible for growing and developing a base of trade customers in the local area such as joiners, floor fitters, property developers and builders.

The Job Role:

  • Manage a small team of staff
  • Be accountable for the overall performance of the store
  • Manage running of IT systems within the store
  • Stock management and control
  • Sales management
  • Develop trade contacts and customers to grow the business
  • General housekeeping
The Person:

  • Knowledge and experience of the flooring industry is preferred but not essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fantastic attention to detail
  • Retail/wholesale experience
  • Good people management experience
  • Ability to carry out staff training sessions and performance management
  • Hardworking and willing to do any task
  • Excellent IT and organisational skills
The Company:

  • Award winning online and offline retailer
  • 100+ members of staff and growing
  • Our own delivery network across the UK, 6 depots and 40+ vehicles
  • Over 200,000 sq ft of warehousing
  • Huge room for progression within the business for ambitious and dedicated staff
  • Large store expansion plan for 2017 and 2018
Location: Newport, South Wales

Hours: 40-45 hours per week over a 3 week rota, includes weekend working.


  • 5% Pension Contribution from company.
  • 28 days holiday.
  • Other benefits such as Childcare Vouchers, Bike 2 Work schemes also available.

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