General Manager

McCarthy Recruitment Ltd
14 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: General Manager
Location: Canterbury
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Role: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced General Manager to work and grow within a well-known blue chip company. With previous experience in a high turnover environment, you will be able to lead by example and will be a self-motivated leader. As the General Manager, you will have acute awareness of your competitors and will be able to drive sales throughout your store and meet your KPI’s. Motivating and inspiring your team, you will have a passion for people and will ensure that the brand is represented to the highest standard at all times.

  • You will be visionary in approach and encourage development within your team
  • You will possess strong leadership skills and motivate and inspire your team to succeed and strive for excellence
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to prioritise, anticipate changes and implement effective recommendations
  • This is a superb opportunity to progress your management skills and have autonomy over your own store
  • You will have a passion for service and a proven track record in managing and leading people
  • Experience of training and developing your team

  • To develop future strategy and effectively formulate action plans
  • Full profit & loss accountability
  • Deploying colleagues in the correct areas
  • Manage store operations and ensure that customer proposition is delivered through store systems & procedures
  • Ensure Health & Safety regulations are adhered to
  • Completing regular performance reviews and identifying training & development needs
  • Ability to converse with all customers about products & services
  • Stock management and delivery of productivity and shrinkage targets
  • To recruit, train and develop your team and provide product availability and responsive, efficient, friendly and knowledgeable customer service


Our client is a leader in their sector, with great brand awareness and an even better product! Their presence in the UK retail market has grown considerably and continues to do so. They are a people focused business looking for highly capable Managers with exceptional leadership skills who passionately deliver performance through their people.

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Maidstone, Tonebridge, Ashford, Sevenoaks, Biddenden

KEY WORDS: Store Manager, General Manager, Deputy Manager, Dury Manager, Trading Manager, Lead Manager, Customer Service, Business Manager, Hospitality, Catering, Retail, Team Management

This role is being handled by McCarthy Recruitment, an award winning behavioural leadership recruitment consultancy covering the whole of the UK. McCarthy is like no other recruitment agency you will have worked with, our difference is our commitment to providing a professional and personalised recruitment service of the highest quality.
We provide our candidates with a consultative, honest, high quality and efficient service which develops long term relationships ensuring we become the preferred consultancy for all our clients and candidates. We pride ourselves on understanding people – we are real, we get to the real you and we will get you real results. But then, put simply - It’s the way we work.

McCarthy Recruitment is retained and exclusive on this assignment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
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