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Assistant Store Manager

Location Lisburn, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary £15000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Published 2 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Ross McConville
Job Ref RM472_1497455100

Job Description

Assistant Store Manager

Are you a driven, motivated individual with a passion for customer service and have management experience within the retail sector? Do you thrive on the challenge of working within a fast paced, customer facing environment? If so, on behalf of one of our clients we have an excellent opportunity with a leading grocery retailer that will provide the next step in your professional career.

Responsibilities:

* Setting and achieving budgets - sales, margin and overheads
* Effectively managing all departments and colleagues within the store to ensure that exceptional standards are achieved at all times
* Embedding excellent customer service standards throughout the store to include the achievement of the Excellence Ireland Quality Mark
* Driving the development of the management and supervisory team within the store, through coaching
* Implementing and managing all company change initiatives effectively
* Ensuring compliance with Health & Safety legislation, including food safety procedures
* Creating a positive working environment where store management and colleagues are actively focused on driving the success of the store

Essential Criteria:

* 2 years recent experience of busy convenience or supermarket retailing at Assistant Store Manager/Supervisor level
* Commercial awareness and general awareness of competitors/market place - with an ability to use this knowledge to drive sales performance
* Good working knowledge of all fresh food areas and a proven ability to maintain an exceptionally high standard of operational efficiency and excellence throughout the store
* Proven experience in the areas of stock control, people management, cost control, local marketing, HACCP implementation, and security
* Financial acumen - ability to interpret data to make sound decisions
* Excellent communication skills
* Full clean driving licence

Desirable Criteria:

* Experience in other areas of the business, e.g., Forecourt and Off-Licence
* Further education in related discipline