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Area Business Manager

Job Title: Area Business Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North East England
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90763
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.35724.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 02, 2012 11:57

Job Description

My client is the leader in its field and is currently seeking an Area Manager to cover a number of units spread across Greater Manchester, North Yorkshire and the North East of England. The brand’s units are in prominent positions on the high street and considers itself ‘cool’ so is looking for like-minded candidates and someone who understands their operating environment. As Area Manager will be responsible for: * Ensuring operational excellence within your team, to ensure that sales and profits are maximised * Driving performance in your area to achieve P&L targets * Working closely with your teams on KPIs to deliver continual improvement * Inspiring and developing your teams to excel in both sales and customer service through exemplary leadership * All controllable costs in your area * Working closely with the Retail Director to ensure company plans are enforced * Implementing and overseeing Health & Safety plans across your area * Ensuring scheduled compliance checks are implemented * Building and developing relationships with existing and potential customers The ideal candidate will have: * Strong Area/Regional Management experience either in Retail, Catering or Hospitality * Experience of succession planning and manpower planning * Previously worked for a large commercial retail or hospitality brand * A demonstrable track record of contributing to profitability * Previous P&L responsibility * The ability to build relationships internally and externally * Excellent influencing skills and the ability to make sound business decisions * Experience of financial and competitor analysis, though this is not essential In return, the Area Manager will receive a very competitive salary of between £50 and £60k as well as an outstanding bonus and benefits package. If you feel you have the above skills and experience, please apply ASAP with an up to date CV.