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Area Manager

Location County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 month ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Ross McConville
Job Ref RM484_1499703494

Job Description

Area Manager

Grafton are currently recruiting on behalf of a leading food company for an Area Manager in retail sector with a proven track record of commercial success in a competitive B2B environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join an established company, developing a leading brand. You will manage, coordinate and fulfil the needs of 3 busy shop outlets.

Responsibilities:

* Maintaining and increasing sales in shops and associated outlets
* Reaching the targets and goals set for each outlet
* Managing shop orders to maximise sales and minimise wastage
* Establishing, maintaining and expanding customer base
* Servicing the needs of your existing customers
* Explore business opportunities through various routes to market
* Setting sales targets for individual shops and your team as a whole
* Recruiting and training sales staff
* Developing sales strategies and setting targets
* Monitoring your team's performance and motivating them to reach targets
* Compiling and analysing sales figures
* Collecting customer feedback and market research
* Reporting to senior managers
* Keeping up to date with products and competitors
* Maintaining and improving standards within the shops

Person Specification:

* 3 years retail experience in a management/supervisory role
* Commercial awareness and general awareness of competitors/market place - with an ability to use this knowledge to drive sales performance
* Proven experience in the areas of stock control, people management, cost control, local marketing, and security
* Customer focused approach
* Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
* A Team Player
* Strong numerical skills
* Full driving licence