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Area Manager - Bodmin / Cornwall Area

Job Title: Area Manager - Bodmin / Cornwall Area
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cornwall, Cornwall
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q98075
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2016 12:40

Job Description

A Convenience & food retailer that has aggressive expansion plans & is looking to hire an Operations Manager to support their business.

This is a great opportunity to initially lead one store with the wider portfolio of looking after 5 stores in the Cornwall, Devon & Wiltshire area.

As an Area Manager they would want you to become strategically focused as well as hands on and be fully accountable for all aspects of these stores. This includes commerciality, store-refits, stock & sales results.

The stores are high turnover within a small foot print so working in a fast paced environment is a given!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading, managing and motivating the Store Manager's
  • Running one of the store's initially before being involved in the leadership and Operational running of the other sites.
  • Oversee new re-fits and Training & Development of new staff Members
  • Productivity level of staff members
  • Area Budgets and Compliance
  • Delivering all KPIs and minimising markdown and stock loss
  • Ensuring that the store is always on top of the competition buy being commercial focused
  • Monitoring store service level's through engagement of your customers

To qualify for this role, you must have the following skills and experience:

  • Proven experience working as an Area, Cluster or Store Management experience ideally who has worked in supermarket, convenience or forecourt retailer.
  • Excellent leadership people management skills - leading & delegating
  • Strong commercial acumen - working Budgets & business plans
  • Able to travel for training
  • Can demonstrate a high level of working on own initiative and entrepreneurial spirit

If you feel that you have the right qualifications for this position and can make a different in a developing retailer; where you can work on your own autonomy and lead and inspire other then please send us your CV quoting the reference Q98075.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.