A G Parfett & Sons Limited is renowned amongst retailers and caterers throughout the North, as the region's foremost independent Cash and Carry and proud owner of one of the country's fastest growing symbol groups.
We have a very exciting long-term strategy planned for our Company and following to our continued success we are looking for an individual with proven business and commercial acumen, ideally with cash and carry industry or strong retail/supermarket FMCG management experience, to be influential within our Anfield depot to implement this strategy.
Working on a 5 out of 7 day rota basis and occasional unsocial hours in a very fast paced and busy environment, this role is not for the feint hearted. You will be part of the Depot Senior Management Team, reporting into the General Manager, ensuring that your depot and your team provide exceptional customer service, the highest levels of availability and achieve sales growth targets. You will be accountable for the day to day running of the depot, carrying out daily floor inspections and prioritising and delegating tasks.
Managing a team of people you will be able to:
·Deliver excellent, best in class customer service and have the ability to talk to customers with ease
·Manage the depot space to ensure fill levels are maximised and promotions are effectively displayed
·Demand and maintain the highest standards of stock replenishment and availability
·Communicate with your team at depot and liaise effectively with Head Office Buying teams to ensure delivery deadlines are met and stock files are maintained
·Provide compliance to due diligence checks, legal requirements and Company policies
To be a success in this role you will
·Be of a strong character who can lead by example
·Develop, encourage and lead large teams to provide best in class depot standards within a complex business environment
·Not be frightened to challenge the status quo - you will need to quickly identify problems, develop fixes and strategies for improvement and then have the courage of your convictions to implement the necessary changes
·Have the experience of managing people at all levels and are not afraid to hold different conversations when necessary
·Have excellent communication skills and be confident when facing challenging situations
·Demonstrate and provide an excellent working knowledge of the retail / wholesale channel
·Be commercially savvy, with a capability to maximise the financial performance of the depot
·Have good IT skills and experience of computerised stock control systems
If you are passionate about making a success of everything you do and are looking to develop your career within our exciting Company and possess the above-mentioned skills then what's stopping you?
This job was originally posted as www.caterer.com/job/90986295