Assistant Store Manager

McCarthy Recruitment
09 Dec 2018
07 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Retail Assistant Manager
Location: Oakham
Salary: From £31,300 to £38,170 per annum
Role: Permanent


Do you want to be part of the fastest developing supermarket in the UK?

Our client that we’re currently recruiting for is one of the fastest growing Supermarkets in the World and has an incredible 770 Stores across the UK. They’re looking to increase this number to 1000 stores by 2022. As well as winning multiple prestigious awards for the quality and value of their products, they are also considered one of the best retailers to work for.
They’re currently looking to recruit an ambitious Manager to help commit to their growing success. As an Assistant Manager, no two of your days will ever be the same. One day of the week you could placing orders and the next you might be potentially handling customer complaints. And all the while you will handle the over-seeing goals of maximising sales and hitting targets in your store, ensuring great customer service whilst minimising costs.
To put it in simple terms, does the idea of running a multi-million-pound store whilst inspiring your team to be proud of everything you've achieved together, sound perfect? We promise you, you're going to find this a largely rewarding role. This role also comes with excellent growth prospects.


- Managing, coaching and developing a team
- Ensure customer satisfaction is delivered through efficient use of the team, and driving retail store standards and availability
- Lead and manage the retail store team
- Ensure the retail store complies with all health and safety procedures
- Motivate, train and develop your team, identifying development needs and stars for the future
- Plan and prioritise all store operational tasks to achieve excellence
- Manage and oversee all necessary store administration
- Manage stock movement, freshness, store availability and stock integrity
- Drive the store to meet and exceed all targets
- Deputise for the Store Manager, implement and execute all company instructions
- Understand the customer of your store, anticipate their needs and ensure they experience ‘best in class’ customer service
- Ensure staff levels are adequate to achieve core business day to day goals and meet customer expectations
- Manage the overall replenishment process


Whatever your background, you will be ready to meet the challenge of driving one of the most successful retail stores and your own retail management career to further success and high rewards. Our client wants to meet people capable of leading and motivating their teams to achieve ambitious performance targets. You will understand the emphasis they put on customer satisfaction and you will be a highly effective team player who works closely with your retail Store Manager.

- Experience of retail management or food retail would be an advantage, although any hospitality, leisure or retail management background will be considered
- Ability to motivate a team to deliver is essential
- Ability to lead and work pro-actively within a team
- Experience of managing a service focused environment with a passion for setting and achieving results through yourself and others
- Strong communication skills
- Dedicated to a customer service culture
- Committed to retail operational excellence
- Can demonstrate a genuine desire for people
- Problem solving and decision making comes naturally

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Clipsham, South Witham, Stapleford, Lyddington, Melton Mowbray, Gretton

KEYWORDS: Store Manager, Assistant Manager, Department Manager, Team Manager, Deputy Manager, Retail, Hospitality.


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 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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