Area Manager

Recruiter
eurochange ltd
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jul 2019
Closes
27 Jul 2019
Ref
1192953440
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Introduction

Eurochange Ltd is a customer-driven Company, where our success is dependent upon great people, great brand, great service and great products. To ensure our continued success, we require well-trained and motivated colleagues that can provide the best possible customer service, which in turn can be converted into increased sales and profitability.

Key Business Aim

The overall aim of the Company is to deliver sustained annual profitable growth as eurochange, NM Money or associated companies within the NM Group. Therefore each department and every employee must make a positive contribution to our success and to make a profitable contribution to the Company.

Overview of Responsibilities

The AreaManager is responsible for the overall management of a designated area of branches through a team of Sales Advisors and Senior Sales Advisors. Responsibilities include : (a) continually working to improve branch profitability (b) ensuring that Company policies and best practice are improved and adhered to at all times. (c) ensuring that all colleagues receive appropriate training and development and are motivated and competent to do the job.

Main Duties and ResponsibilitiesSales
  • To be responsible for the delivery of sales and profit targets for all branches within your remit.
  • Utilise the Sales Framework to drive sales and KPIs with effective coaching and targets for each Sales Advisor.
  • Implement the Company's advertising and promotional strategy to optimise and sustain sales performance, profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • To ensure that all Company procedures, processes and systems are followed and adhered to.
  • To endeavour to meet and exceed the KPI performance targets set for yourself and for each branch, as directed by the Company.
  • Ensure that sales are maximised whilst minimising costs affecting the profitable performance of each branch.
  • Create links with business communities in which we operate.

Operations
  • To ensure that all branches are open and trade for the advertised hours.
  • To visit and monitor every branch within your remit at least once per fortnight with additional emphasis placed on the highest volume and new branches in the area.
  • To ensure that rotas are in accordance with budgeted hours with appropriate staff cover.
  • To ensure consistency in daily operating procedures to improve performance and increase efficiency.
  • To ensure that clock cards, holiday/day off requests etc. are managed in accordance with Company requirements and pay periods/ holiday year.
  • To provide the Divisional Manager with feedback on trading and pricing in each location.
  • For new branch openings ensure the appropriate co-ordination and allocation of equipment and resources is made, so that the branch is fully operational by the target opening date.
  • To liaise with other departments to assist in the general running of the branches and build good relationships with key personnel.
  • Undertake occasional branch visits outside your area in order to remain aware of key issues, enhance your knowledge and help build relationships with your colleagues.
  • To complete Sales Assessments of Senior Sales Advisors and Sales Advisors to ensure that they are performing according to Company standards and expectations.
  • To assist Senior Sales Advisors and Sales Advisors to achieve any incentive targets given by the Company.

Training
  • To ensure effective induction, training, assessment, sign off and reviews for all new colleagues.
  • Identify training and development needs of all colleagues in liaison with the Divisional Manager and HR through - training needs analysis, appraisals, mystery shopper & audit reports, probationary reviews and customer feedback etc.
  • Ensure all colleagues are fully trained and utilise the sales framework in accordance with Company policy and to take appropriate action where this is not adhered to, through retraining and disciplinary action when necessary.
  • Have responsibility to ensure that all Sales Advisors are fully trained and compliant with Anti-Money Laundering policy and procedures.
  • Ensure that all new and current colleagues complete e-learning annual refresher training.
  • To continuously coach and develop colleagues under your remit.
  • Ensure that Branch Trainers are competent to provide training to new and existing colleagues.

People Management
  • In conjunction with Resourcing and HR, recruit and select new colleagues, ensuring we recruit the right individuals who are sales-focused and have excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • To provide open, honest feedback to colleagues through staff meetings, one-on-one coaching and staff appraisals. Agreeing, implementing and evaluating agreed targets and action plans.
  • Managing and motivating your team to increase sales and ensure efficiency.
  • To provide fee

Marketing
  • Provide timely and accurate feedback on marketplace pricing on FX rates with recommendations for adjustments while striving to maximise profit margins.
  • To develop marketing promotions/ strategies to ensure we are targeting and attracting different markets and clientele and provide a marketing plan for each branch, exploiting shared services through Shopping Centre landlords, BIDs or TICs.

As Area Manager, you are expected to uphold the Company's interests at all times and to safeguard the Company's image and interests in any given situation. This may be best accomplished by always following the Company's guidelines and policies to the letter.

You are expected to perform your duties to the standard laid down by the Company at all times and not to waiver from this under any circumstances.

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