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Area Manager - Portsmouth

Job Title: Area Manager - Portsmouth
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SSP87712
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2012 22:04

Job Description

A market-leading Non-Food retailer is now recruiting for an experienced Area Manager to join its team in the East Sussex region. The business is the largest of it's kind and has international presence with a track record of innovation and exceptional customer service. The Area Manager will take responsibility for operational excellence within your team, to ensure that sales and profits are maximised. Through exemplary leadership, you will inspire and develop your team to excel in both sales and customer service. As Area Manager, you will also have responsibility for: * Driving performance in your area to achieve P&L * Working to KPIs to deliver continual improvement * All controllable costs in your area * Working with Regional Managers to ensure company plans are enforced * Implementing health & safety plans across your area * Ensuring scheduled compliance checks are carried out * Building and developing relationships with existing and potential customers The ideal candidate will have: * Good experience as an Area Manager * Experience of succession planning and manpower planning * Previously worked for a large commercial retail business * 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 for your hard work as the Area Manager you will receive a competitive salary, company car, phone, laptop and a wide range of other benefits. If you feel you have the above skills and experience, please apply ASAP with an up to date CV quoting the reference SSP87712.