Area Manager - London & Kent

Switch Consulting Recruitment Limited
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

My Client is a unique retailer in the UK operating from approximately 150 sites nationally; they are one of the largest businesses within their sector.
My Client is searching for an Area Manager to be based in the London/Kent of the UK to lead approximately 15-20 sites and manage all day-to-day operations through the team.

What you’ll be doing day-to-day…

The Area Manager will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for supporting colleagues to ensure deliver of budgets
  • Liaising with other Cluster Managers to ensure that the retail operations run smoothly, and to target.
  • To support the opening of new stores - people, resources, operational plans
  • To support the development of all colleagues in yourcluster and ensure they do the same for their teams
  • To assist in and support recruitment of new team members if required.
  • To address and refer HR issues as they arise
  • To promote, implement, monitor and maintain excellent Customer Service standards at all times
  • To support the Regional Managers tomonitor and manage all sales targets
  • To monitor and motivate onKPI’s for all stores in your Area
  • Responsible for overseeing Daily/Weekly/Monthly Checks are happening in Branches in your Cluster

What you’ll need to have...

  • Previous Area Manager experience - You will have led more than 7 sites in a permanent/Seconment position.
  • Extensive experience managing within DIY/Trade/Food Retail sector.
  • Clear demonstrable experience of driving a customer service based environment.
  • Previous experience of managing performance and delivering increased results.
  • A full valid UK driving licence


Up to £55,000 + Bonus & Company Car