Post Office Manager

AF Blakemore Retail
31 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Post Office Manager

Blakemore Retail is the convenience retail division of the A.F. Blakemore Group based in the West Midlands. Founded by Arthur and Harriet Blakemore in 1917, A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd began life as a one-man counter service grocery store in Wolverhampton. Over the past century, under the stewardship of Arthur’s son, Frank and grandson, Peter, the A.F. Blakemore Group has grown into one of the largest privately owned companies in the UK and now employs more than 8,200 people with a turnover of £1.3 billion.

With more than 5,100 employees and over 300 SPAR stores located across England and Wales, Blakemore Retail is one of the UK’s leading convenience store operators.

Putting people first is the philosophy that has resulted in Blakemore Retail becoming the dynamic, forward-thinking success story that it is today, and it is this belief that will continue to drive the company’s growth forward in the next century.

Position: Post Office Supervisor
Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1ES
Job Type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 40 Hours Per Week, Monday to Saturday on Rota Basis
Salary: £20,000
Benefits: Company Sick Pay, Additional Holidays, Company Pension Scheme, Life Cover, Staff Discount, Long Service Awards, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Volunteering opportunities.

Closing Date: April 20, 2018

About the role:

You will maximise sales and profit through the continuous improvement of the offices and staff, control of costs and losses and provision of friendly, efficient service to customers, colleagues and visitors.


- Deliver customer service in line with POL Agency Minimum Service standards
- Be fully aware of KRA’s and work to deliver and improve them
- Generate ideas for driving the office and its team forward
- Develop a motivated and empowered team through a positive management style
- Staff recruitment, planning and training
- Use relevant processes and policies to control the security of people, stock and cash
- Ensure compliance with the relevant legislation and health and safety responsibilities
- The control of costs in accordance with agreed budgets
- Adherence to cash and stock control policies, ensuring and assisting others to do the same

Essential Skills / Experiences:

- Good standard of numeracy and literacy
- Previous experience at a supervisory or managerial level in a financial service, customer facing role
- Ability to ensure scheduled training and development delivered to required standard
- An understanding of budgets and targets
- Basic knowledge of health and safety and legislative responsibilities of a financial services / retail environment

Desirable Skills / Experiences:

- NVQ level 3 in management and / or customer service
- Previous budget responsibility
- Proven track record of team and business development

You may have experience of the following: Cashier, Retail Manager, Post Office, Financial Services, Bank Teller, Customer Service Adviser, Insurance Sales, Head Cashier, Branch Manager, Mortgage Adviser, Financial Adviser, Post Officer Supervisor, Mortgage Administrator, Assistant Manager, Front of House, Cashier Supervisor. etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications

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