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Store Manager

AF Blakemore Retail
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

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Store Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a SPAR Store Manager who is motivated, friendly, hands-on and passionate about their store offering excellent service and standards to our customers. Reporting directly to the Area Manager, you will deliver maximum sales and profit through the continuous improvement of the store and staff, whilst delivering great Key Performance Indicator (KPI) results.

Store Manager Responsibilities:

• Deliver customer service in line with SPARkling Service standards
• Be fully aware of Key Result Areas and assist in working to deliver and improve them
• Generate ideas for driving the business and it's team forward
• Monitor competitor activity and propose appropriate responses
• Develop a motivated and empowered team through a positive management style
• Staff recruitment, planning and training
• Use relevant processes and policies to control the security of people, stock and cash
• Ensure compliance with the relevant legislation and health and food safety responsibilities as defined in the induction and period training

Store Manager Requirements:

• Previous experience at a supervisory or managerial level in a food retail environment (or similar) (essential)
• An understanding of budgets & targets and the ability to work to deliver and improve them (essential)
• APLH (Award for Personal License Holder) - must have or be prepared to undertake this qualification
• An understanding of budgets and targets and the ability to work to deliver and improve them (essential
• Basic knowledge of health and food safety and legislative responsibilities of a retail environment and the skill to manage those responsibilities (essential
• Experience of managing a Challenge 25 policy (desirable)

About A.F.Blakemore & Son:

A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is the 60th largest privately owned company in the UK. This forward thinking family-owned business began life in 1917 as a counter-service grocery store, and has grown from these humble beginnings into a company that now owns 280 SPAR Convenience Stores and employs more than 7,500 people with a turnover in excess of £1 billion. As one of the largest convenience retailers in the UK, we are always looking for innovative ways to create a point of difference. Our stores offer a wide range of food-to-go options, including; Food To Go and Daily Deli as well as a number of franchise partners to increase the choice available to customers such as Subway & Greggs.

What's in it for you?

• Develop your skills and capability in a highly supportive and multi-diverse culture
• Outstanding Training & Development
• Gain hands-on experience in a high volume, fast paced convenience store
• Excellent benefits package
• Generous staff discount
• Proactive promotion of internal candidates
• Paid Breaks
• Free Tea & Coffee

Location: Wollaston - nr Stourbridge, West Midlands
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 40 per week (various shifts)
Salary: £27k per annum plus ability to earn managers bonus
Benefits: Bonus Scheme potential of up to £10,400 pa, Company Sick Pay, Additional Holidays, Company Pension Scheme, Life Cover, Staff Discount, Long Service Awards, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Volunteering opportunities, Health Cash Plan

Closing date for applications: 6th November, 2021

You may have experience of the following: Retail Manager, Retail, Convenience, FMCG, Grocery Manager, Supermarket, Food, Retail Management, Business Development, Food Service, Convenience Store, Store Manager, Retail Manager, Branch Manager, etc.

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