Assistant General Manager

Wren Kitchens Ltd
Enfield, UK
14 Sep 2019
09 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Main responsibilities:
  • Cover for the General Manager, and all their duties, when away from the showroom
  • To support the General Manager in delivery of the end to end customer experience; engaging customers and generating leads, inspirational design, customer sign off, pre-installation, delivery and installation
  • Managing and coaching the showroom team to deliver; sales/KPI targets, service standards, showroom presentation standards, process compliance & company values by being an inspirational leader within the showroom
  • HR; Conducting regular 1-2-1s, performance development reviews with the showroom team and recruitment
  • Process expert within the showroom, to attend regular "train the trainer" sessions and ensure compliance of process within showroom
  • Working with Installation Managers to ensure service standards of Installers and installations are maintained
  • Working with the General Manager to identify individual training requirements across the showroom team
  • Regular communication with customers to ensure they are happy with the showrooms service, designs and overall customer service
  • Allocating online appointment requests, telephone and walk-in customers to designers to improve appointment volumes
  • Supporting the showroom team with escalations and issue resolution where required to central customer service and installation teams
  • Ensure showroom kitchen displays are kept in high-quality condition and maintain high standards within the showroom
  • Motivate the team to achieve key performance metrics

Previous kitchen experience is beneficial but isn't essential in this role as we believe in growing our talent. We provide full training when you join through our 12-week management training programme.


Your first two weeks will be in the showroom, learning about our products and our systems and completing an e-learning programme. You will also create your first kitchen designs and observe existing designers and managers. You will also be assigned a management development trainer from our training team to ensure you learn all there is to know about Wren retail management.

During your next two weeks, you'll join our intense residential Training Academy course in Barton Upon Humber, with other new Kitchen Sales Consultants and retail managers. This course will provide you with all of the knowledge and practical skills that you need to look after our customers. It's fully expensed with travel, hotel accommodation (Mon-Fri) both weeks and meal allowances.

Once you've graduated from our Kitchen Academy, you'll return to your showroom to begin working with and supporting your General Manager. You'll continue your training course alongside this, completing key management training modules and be assessed throughout. You will also complete a 2-day management induction with other new retail managers.

What's great about working for us?
  • A fantastic team environment, with great facilities
  • Uncapped earning potential
  • Commission paid during annual leave
  • Excellent training and development programmes
  • Fantastic career progression
  • High-quality IT equipment and software
  • 25 holiday days (pro rota)

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