Designate Store Manager - Wickes Kent Area
Our talented in-store teams know how to deliver a service that exceeds our customers expectations and it’ll be you they look to for the best possible example. Leading and inspiring a team, you’ll recognise and develop their talents — delegating, mentoring and coaching when it’s needed. You’ll know that happy, motivated staff help make Wickes a great and safe place to work.It’s a big job and one where you’ll need the skills to effectively run several businesses under one roof. Therefore we’re looking for someone who can recognise and meet the different needs of every person who walks through our doors, from customers buying kitchen or bathrooms and using our installation service, to DIYers and qualified tradesmen bulk buying and requesting deliveries. Part of your challenge will include passing this insight onto your team. Whilst you’ll be responsible for your store’s profitability, targets and business plan, we nurture a team-based culture. That means an open forum for you to challenge up, down and across our business and share best practice with other store managers. We want you to shape a store you’ll be proud to put your name to.You’ll already be a successful retail manager with good commercial acumen so this is your chance to become a great one. We’re looking for someone with energy, someone who knows how to lead by example and inspire a team, someone with the ability and desire to progress to the next level and beyond. If you can show us you have the creativity and ideas needed to drive your people to boost sales, we’ll give you the autonomy to run with them and the opportunity to grow and become a future leader in our business.We also recognise that there is life outside work too, and it’s important to us that everyone strikes a good balance. That way, we know you’ll do your very best when you’re here.About UsWickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers. The first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together. It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make. Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture. All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a pride in what we do, a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be. If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home.