Assistant Manager

McCarthy Recruitment Ltd
11 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Assistant Store Manager
Location: Exeter
Salary: £18,000 - £32,000 plus development to Store Manager
Role: Permanent 


This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the most successful retailers in the UK, working as a Retail Assistant Manager with the chance to progress to a Retail Store Manager role in the near future. Due to an impressive store opening plan we are recruiting for Assistant Store Managers in the Exeter area.  This business is a leading supermarket chain with impressive expansion plans and can offer career progression, market leading salaries and job security.


  • A confident and natural leader who is able to manage staff performance and motivates a team to deliver
  • A strong work ethic is a must,  candidates must be willing to work in a demanding environment where you are rewarded for your hard work
  • Previous experience working in an environment which is focused on pace and delivery is essential
  • A current assistant manager who is looking to progress to a store manager level in the near future and beyond!
  • You will have a can do attitude, be naturally confident, passionate about people and achieving in your role
  • You will be an experienced manager working in a service or retail environment that is focussed on service, delivery and people
  • Punctual, reliable and willing to the the extra mile, you will thrive on hitting targets and love the buzz of a retail store


  • Play the role of Retail Brand Ambassador to the customers and team by understanding customers, anticipate their needs and offer a best in class service
  • Develop and ensure your team run an excellent retail operation
  • Support the Retail Store Manager in achieving a high energy environment that supports the achievement of company goals and initiatives
  • Inspire the team to achieve maximum performance levels through coaching, feedback and teamwork
  • Contribute to ideas that drive positive results in KPIs, including sales, stock and revenue
  • Support the Store Manager to achieve all targets and deadlines
  • Managing, coaching, and developing a team of diverse individuals, from recruitment to induction and beyond as well as supporting staff to achieve their potential
  • Ensure the store delivers excellent retail standards, outstanding freshness and ensure the team works within a safe environment


With over 10 million customers per week, our client is a rapidly growing supermarket retailer, who is bringing a revolutionary new business model. With fantastic growth planned for the future they are in an excellent position to provide a fantastic career to any new employee. If you are ambitious and hungry to develop this is the employer for you. We welcome applications from all levels of retail management and service sectors. 

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Exmouth, Tiverton, Taunton, Barnstaple, Newton Abbot, Bridport

KEY WORDS: Retail, Management, Manager, Team Management, Assistant Manager, Food Retail, Service, Team Leader, Department Manager


This role is being handled by McCarthy Recruitment, award winning specialist retail & HR 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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