North Lanarkshire
20 Sep 2016
18 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Area Manager - Blue Chip Retailer - Job Summary

Are you a current Cluster Manager, Multisite Manager, Area Manager or District Manager looking for a company that is expanding rapidly, and presenting new and varied career options? This opportunity with a leading blue-chip retailer who has an exciting store-opening program, due to the ongoing success of this business.

You will be accountable for defining and leading the implementation of a plan for the Area that is customer led, focused on maximising business opportunities and performance and aligned to deliver the National Operations Strategy. Ultimate accountability for the overall performance of the Area and achievement of its sales plan and profitability and a pivotal role in building cross functional working to deliver business goals and profit targets. The individual will develop and lead high performing multi-disciplined field teams and implement a people focused culture. The role will act as an ambassador for change and requires strong engagement skills.

Area Manager - Blue Chip Retailer - Role Responsibility

Key responsibilities in this position will be:

Responsible for the operation of approx 10 stores
To ensure the unique management of each site's individual KPIs
To formulate, a business and trading plan for each store
Responsibility for achieving the highest level of profit using the most economic, efficient and practical means
Ensuring the highest possible standards are obtained and sustained in respect of people, premises and customer service
To ensure each store is managed within the appropriate policies and procedures

Area Manager - Blue Chip Retailer - The Ideal Candidate

Management experience within a leading retailer is essential - ideally food retail management experience
Strong communication / customer service / organisational skills
Profit and loss management
People development skills
Excellent track record of achievement: maximising sales and achieving / surpassing targets

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