Store Manager/Assistant Manager

Posted 22 February by McCarthy Recruitment Ltd
Job Title: Retail Store Manager/Retail Assistant Manager
Location: Bedford
Salary: £31,300 – £58,450 per annum
Role: Permanent

Are you looking for a Store or Assistant Manager role that offers plenty of benefits and opportunities to drive sales and customer service? Our established client has the perfect opportunity for you.

Store Manager: Salary – £44,890 - £58,450 per annum 

Working as a Store Manager for this growing, people focused Food Retailer, you will lead a team of professional retailers and provide a high calibre of service to every customer. Representing this household brand, you will be friendly, positive and approachable, and will be able to confidently lead and inspire a team towards achieving the store KPI’s. With experience in Fashion, Department Store, Supermarket or Hospitality or any other fast paced retail environment, you will be an excellent leader and will be prepared to immerse yourself in this ever growing retail business.

Assistant Manager: Salary - £31,300 - £38,170 per annum (plus development to Store Manager)

Assisting the Store Manager, you will be responsible for helping to manage the whole of the store effectively. You will lead a team of staff in an environment of quality and service, and will be able to plan and prioritize, to drive tangible results that contribute towards your own professional success. You will be developed to become a Store Manager of the future in this rapidly expanding business.


  • Managing, coaching, and developing a team of diverse individuals, from recruitment to induction and beyond
  • When necessary follow the Company staff disciplinary procedures
  • Ensure all staff are multi-skilled / tasked to complete a wide range of duties within the store
  • Ensure all staff have knowledge of products and services within the whole store
  • Assist the management team in managing the performance of self and others within agreed limits including setting performance standards and efficient use of the team around you
  • Complete yearly appraisals for staff within agreed time limits
  • Manage a business that is maintained and viewed as ' best in class', maximising sales at every opportunity and maintaining extremely high standards
  • Understand customers, anticipating their needs, setting ' best in class' standards of service
  • Ensuring staffing levels are adequate to meet customer expectations for the whole store
  • Identify business levers and pro-actively assist the Area Manager to keep track of the competition so that the business can respond to change
  • Manage stock availability and waste
  • Driving customer service standards to achieve sales and exceed customer satisfaction targets
  • Identifying the potential and managing staff development and supporting staff to achieve their potential

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Milton Keynes, Wellingborough, St Neots, Bletchley, Thrapton, Dunstable

KEYWORDS: Store Manager, Department Manager, Assistant Manager, Deputy Manager, Hospitality, Banking, Retail and Leisure.

With over 10 million customers per week, our client is a rapidly growing blue chip retailer, known throughout households are the first point of call for many families. With fantastic marketing campaigns, and a presence both in print and on screen, they are in an excellent position to provide a fantastic career to any new employee.


This role is being handled by McCarthy Recruitment, award winning specialist retail recruitment consultancy covering the whole of the UK. McCarthy is like no other recruitment agency you will have worked with, our difference is our commitment to providing a professional and personalized recruitment service of the highest quality.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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