Retail & Vending Manager

4 days left

Compass Group
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A unique opportunity to join one of our most high profile contracts based in Canary Wharf has come up! If you have experience in managing high volume retail outlets and vending, a passion for sales and marketing and are driven by commercial success - this could be the role for you!

Package description

£35,000 - £40,000 dependent on experience

Monday - Friday only!

Compass Group UK & Ireland offers excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent.  That's why we offer a number of courses and qualifications for our talented Managers.  For our future stars, we have The Academy and Accelerate programmes which will equip you for a career in Catering Management.  For established managers, we have our Evolve programme which will hone your existing skills and add to your managerial capabilities. We’re also Edexcel approved, so you can be sure you are getting the best training available to you.  So whether you are a Future Star with big aspirations or an established High Performer with a proven track record – there is a development plan for you.  If this isn’t enough, we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and life assurance, sick pay, and company discounts. And because life isn't only about work, we offer a good annual leave entitlement too.

Main responsibilities

As Retail & Vending Manager, you will run the day to day high volume retail operation (£3 million turnover) which includes 11 retail outlets, including 2 shops, 6 coffee bars and 3 delis - 2 of which are based in separate sites in London. You will also be responsible for overseeing the vending team which operate 100 vending and 50 water machines. Marketing and promotions will also fall under the responsibilities as well as client and stakeholder management.

Ideal candidate
  • High street retail management experience and have a track record of improving sales and GP within a unit
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • IT literate
  • Strong communication skills – able to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Passionate and results driven
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Innovative and creative
  • Assertive, calm and works well under pressure
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Self motivated and ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • HND/Diploma, or Relevant qualifications
  • Industry aware
  • HSE qualification
About the company

At Restaurant Associates our vision is simple - 'Bringing people together with brilliant food, brilliant service and brilliant associates'

Our inspirational food is alive with flavour and nutrition, sourced in a socially responsible manner for the well-being of our customers, communities and the environment and we match this with the excellent service of our brilliant associates.