Store Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 3 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Ross McConville
Job Ref RM277

Job Description

Store Manager

Grafton are currently working on behalf of a leading company within the FMCG sector for a Store Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, focused and ambitious Store Manager to apply their knowledge and skills to drive the business forward.


* Setting and achieving budgets - sales, margin, overheads and profit before tax (PBT)
* 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
* Any other duties role may involve

Essential Criteria:

* At least 2 years recent experience of busy convenience or supermarket retailing at Store Manager 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
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

Desirable Criteria:

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