Assistant Store Manager

Vann Bloor Recruitment
31 May 2018
20 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

My Client is one of the UK's leading Cash & Carry and foodservice operators as well as leading importers and suppliers of ethnic food in the UK.

My Client's Group is a growing business and a dynamic place to work.

The Peterborough store is looking to strengthen its Management team by introducing an additional Assistant Manager.

The Role

Delivering consistent high store standards, improving range, merchandising and on shelf availability

Managing routine procedures whilst ensuring that all policies are adhered to.

Delivering store key performance indicators- Sales, profit, shrinkage, wage costs etc to achieve targets set as agreed with your manager

Identify opportunities to improve efficiency and setting challenging targets to minimise payroll costs

Manage, lead and develop the team to deliver high performance

Maintain H&S, food safety and fire regulations

Ensure the security procedures are followed by all employees and updated as required

Ensure the customer always has a good shopping experience by having plans in place, encouraging the right culture, and challenging the team to improve service

Build and maintain strong working relationships with customers, using feedback to improve service and satisfaction

Effectively communicate with third parties both internal and external

The training, discipline and motivation of all staff, ensuring that there is always sufficient staff cover. Monitoring attendance, time keeping, performance

As a key holder you will participate in an on call rota with other Managers for any security issues/breaches out of hours and will be required to comply with security requirements when opening and locking the store.

The Person

The candidate will need to:

Have a proven track record with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a management role within a wholesale / retail environment (Preferably food)

Be self-motivated, hardworking and able to work autonomously

Be IT literate and have excellent administrative skills

Have a good level of commercial awareness in a wholesale / retail environment

Be resilient when faced with business opportunities

Be responsive and proactive in your management style to suit operational requirements

Be a hands on type of manager

A range of benefits are available to the successful candidate, including; a full staff benefits scheme with retail discounts, discounted products and memberships. In addition there is also an employee assistance programme, staff discount in store, childcare voucher scheme and more!

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive if you do not hear from us within four weeks your application has not been successful

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