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Area Manager - East Sussex

Job Title: Area Manager - East Sussex
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Sussex
Salary: £45 - £50K + Car, Bonus, Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SSP88952
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.52277.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: May 28, 2012 08:49

Job Description

This 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 its kind and has an international presence with a track record of innovation and exceptional customer service. As Area Manager, you 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 To be successful you will have: * Strong 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 As 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.