Store Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 24 days ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Ross McConville
Job Ref RM306

Job Description

Store Manager

Grafton are currently working on behalf of a leading company within the FMCG sector for a Store Manager. You will manage the day to day running of a store, the staff and assets ensuring the brand, sales and net profit are maximised.


* Maximisation of in stock position.
* Manage and co-ordinate in-store and national promotions.
* Full brand adherence.
* Range adherence.
* Identification and actioning of required additional activity.
* Active management of store layouts, product range and own label participation.
* Implementation of documented company control procedures and policies.
* Management of stock turn to company targets.
* Actioning of department stock takes as necessary.
* Planning and organisation of quarterly stock takes and to ensure full completeness and accuracy of the reported stock.
* Agree and manage store marketing budget.
* Agree store marketing plan with Operations Manager.
* Organise and monitor performance of agreed marketing activity on a weekly basis.
* Actively seek out opportunities to become involved in local community to raise the profile of the brand.
* Remain fully aware of local competitor activity. Actively investigate all market opportunities on an ongoing basis.
* Any other duties role may involve.

Essential Criteria:

* At least 2 years recent experience in a busy convenience or supermarket retailing at Store Manager level with responsibility for sales and margin
* 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
* Commercial and general awareness of competitors/market place - with an ability to use this knowledge to drive sales performance
* Financial acumen - ability to interpret data to make sound decisions
* Excellent attention to detail in store standards
* Excellent communication skills
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages

Desirable Criteria:

* Further education in related discipline
* Desirable Knowledge & Experience
* Off Licence experience
* Forecourt experience