Location: Isle of Islay - Port Ellen
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Our client is highly regarded as the number one convenience retailer in the UK, they have been crowned Convenience Retailer of the year and received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2016 Retail Industry Awards. Our client prides ourselves on the communities they serve and there is no better time to join them as they invest in people, stores and technology for the future.
If you can help grow their business, our client can offer you a whole world of opportunity. As well as a competitive salary and some brilliant benefits, you’ll get the chance to develop your skills and progress your career with a business that really puts people at the heart of its strategy.
- To be a successful Store Manager you’ll need to be an authentic, engaging and uncompromising leader with fantastic leadership skills
- With a proven retail or hospitality background, you’ll get going quickly in one of our convenience stores and feel at home instantly
- An experienced leader, you will be able to manage a range of team sizes through the positive changes that we are going through
- Strong communication skills, coaching and mentoring management style are essential as well as excellent influencing and negotiating skills
- Able to show how you’ve previously worked within your local community, either through fund raising or local support to businesses
- Commercial drive and awareness as well as the ability to prioritise, anticipate changes and implement recommendations
- Able to demonstrate business skills through previously handling profit and loss reports and exploring opportunities to increase sales
- Places the emphasis on customer service and ensures that the highest standards are set and maintained in this field
THE ROLE – KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
- As a Store Manager you’ll lead, inspire and develop your team, spending most of your day on the shop floor, making sure that each and every customer is valued as soon as they walk through the door
- you’ll help build key relationships throughout the local area and support local business
- you’ll seek opportunities to stay ahead of the competition and react to changes that could affect store performance.
- Lead and coach your team from the front as you work towards team and individual performance goals.
- Take charge of everything, from developing your people to managing sales, waste and costs
- Completing regular performance reviews with team members and identifying training & development needs
- To recruit, train and develop the store team to consistently provide product availability and responsive, efficient, friendly and knowledgeable customer service
Founded in the North West over 150 years ago, this business has become a British institution. The founders believed that when people work together, they’re stronger. And that principles are just as important as profits. They were pioneers, and they left a legacy that’s never been more important or relevant than it is today.
KEY WORDS: Management, Manager, Team Management, Assistant Manager, Food Retail, Service, Store Manager, General Manager
This role is being handled by McCarthy Recruitment, award winning specialist retail & HR 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 personalised recruitment service of the highest quality.
We provide our candidates with a consultative, honest, high quality and efficient service which develops long term relationships ensuring we become the preferred consultancy for all our clients and candidates. We pride ourselves on understanding people – we are real, we get to the real you and we will get you real results. But then, put simply - It’s the way we work.
McCarthy Recruitment is retained and exclusive on this assignment .
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