ARE YOU A GAME CHANGER? DO YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE? ARE YOU ALREADY A SUCCESSFUL AREA MANAGER RESPONSIBLE FOR HIGH TURNOVER? IF SO, READ ON…
Sports Direct is the UK’s leading sports retailer by revenue and operating profit, and the owner of a significant number of internationally recognised sports and leisure brands. Sports Direct is also a Top 10 Global Sports Retailer. The Group has retail interests outside the UK including; Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Cyprus and Republic of Ireland as well as a proactive approach to entry into new markets and opportunities.
Our company structure is simple… 5 Regional Managers, 40 Area Managers and 400 Stores. Due to our continuing success and massive expansion we are seeking to employ experienced and dynamic Area Managers in the M25 Area.
Amongst the key skills and attributes that we demand and expect from any high calibre Area Manager, we’re also looking for those individuals who are highly flexible and committed
Reporting up to Director level, you will be responsible for managing a multi-million pound business across a portfolio of 8-10 stores. You will achieve this by demanding the very best from your team - managing and coaching them to success.
In return, Sports Direct will provide you with opportunities that are unrivalled in retail - you will grow professionally whilst being rewarded financially.
To be considered for the role, you MUST have a proven track record of:
Already being a successful Area Manager in a high-turnover environment, preferably retail, i.e. £30M across 8 sites, Achieving set targets and KPI’s whilst ensuring all stores comply with company policies, procedures and standards, Achieving results through others - leading, developing and influencing individuals and teams to success, Being able to work well under pressure whilst still delivering results with a "can-do" attitude, Possessing first class communication skills as well as being motivating to others, Being highly organised, structured and having a proactive approach to meeting deadlines, Having the ability & willingness to work flexible hours as determined by the needs of the business,
Typical earnings (2013) for a current Area Manager:
Annual Salary = 40K - 45K
Bonus = up to 17K
Salary & Bonus = 62K OTE
Then based on the company achieving its EBITDA over the last 4 years:
Share Scheme Bonus = £104,160
Total Salary package = £161, 160
So when it comes to work, we have a very simple philosophy at Sports Direct, "Do More, Earn More". For that reason we like to reward those who go the extra mile to make a difference.
Company Bonus Share Scheme - an unprecedented approach to rewarding high achievers. We are currently looking to reward our salaried staff 75 million over the next 2 years. Joining Sports Direct allows you the opportunity to be apart of such an exciting bonus incentive.
Being a market leading retailer not only are we able to offer a:
Competitive Salary - up to 45KPerformance Related Bonus - up to 17K (achieved by 75% of all Area Managers)28 days paid holiday (inclusive of 8 bank holidays)Company Car, Mobile Phone & Laptop
And for those that are committed to exceeding our expectations:
Free holidays that are 'once in a lifetime’ experiences (1 week extra holiday)Top Class tickets to Premiership football, international football & rugby events, golf & tennis events to name but a few
This a rare opportunity to build a career where the opportunities for your success are endless as you will be joining one of the most successful and dynamic high street retailers in Europe. So if you believe you have the necessary experience, skills and attributes then apply to join our team today.