Trainee Store Manager

United Kingdom
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

New year new career…Discount retailing is leading the retail revolution on the high street & 2018 promises to be their biggest & most successful year ever!

Do you have a passion for retail and are looking to take that next step into a management role? They might just have the perfect opportunity as our clientare recruiting for Trainee Managers in Manchester.

They have heavily invested in their training platform in the last 12 months and they are now looking for experienced retail Team Leaders / Supervisors who are ready to take the next step in their career. Our client will equip you with the knowledge and the skills to effectively manage your own store!

The Training Programme:

As a Trainee Manager, you will have a structured training programme which lasts approximately six months however timescales are flexible dependent on your learning needs.

Following your 4 week induction in their training store you will be assigned to a store within the Manchester area for approximately six months. You will be trained on all aspects of managing their business including merchandising/stock management/people management/administration/customer service.

When you have completed your first six months training/working within the business your performance and training needs will be reviewed and you will then be assigned to your base store as an Assistant Manager or Store Manager to continue with your development.

You Will Receive:

Their Trainee Managers receive a competitive starting salary of between £18,000 -£20,000 + Bonus(reviewed at 6 Months), as well as company benefits such as subsidized car driving lesson/travel assistance for top performers and a robust, structured training programme from a business that is committed to helping you achieve your best and develop your career.

The Ideal Trainee Manager:

  • You must have a hands-on approach and be able to lead/motivate a team showing them best practice.
  • You will have experience as a Supervisor, Team Leader, Duty Manager, Key Holder, Section Manager or Department Manager and be accustomed to a high volume and fast paced retail or hospitality environment.
  • As this role and future roles will involve travel within the Manchester area, your own transport is desired; however, Selected candidates can be offered assistance in terms of funding to learn to drive based on their abilities during the initial training.

This is not an office based management role, expect to be on the shop floor, leading from the front on a daily basis.


Our client are one of the UK's most successful discount retailers (Grocer magazine top 20 UK independent retailer) with a network of 23 large superstores with more planned located across the North West and Yorkshire. Their retail stores stock a huge range of branded products including Health & Beauty, Food & Alcohol, Toys, Homeware plus much more. Their stores are multi million pound turnover businesses employing up to 50 staff.

They are a family run company with a simple philosophy of selling branded goods at the lowest possible price. Their business is incredibly fast paced and no two days are the same.

If you are looking to develop your skills and take the next step in your retail career, our client want to help! Click APPLY Today.

The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.