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Area Manager - South London

Job Title: Area Manager - South London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94305
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 03, 2013 09:37

Job Description

The opportunity to join one of the most highly successful general merchandise retailer's with stores in the UK & on-going aggressive expansion! The duties and responsibilities associated with this role centre around an overall accountability for the performance of the stores in your region. This translates into * P&L awareness * assessment and development of store practices in order to maximise sales potential & minimising loss * Competitive edge against your competitors and commercial awareness around this * real focus on your colleagues and customers alike around engagement and retention. * Recruitment & training of your people * Planning- short, medium and long term for your Area and broken down to Individual stores and cascaded up to the Region. The ideal candidate should have area management experience from a fast paced environment (This is essential)! Background we are keen to consider include Supermarket, Fast-food restaurants, value high-street & mixed good retailers. Ideally from an Area Manager level; however larger single-site stores will be considered! The role will encompass managing up to 8-12 stores and will be easily accessible for candidates in the South London, Greater London or Home counties region. You should be able to motivate, lead and inspire your team (not just be a manager) and also be aware of the need to advance your colleagues and set targets for individual & store performance. Also in order to make a strategic longer-term impact you must be able to embrace the company's values and drive commerciality by impact & influencing performance. In return you will receive a competitive salary and an autonomous working environment to work within one of the leading retailers in their division. You will also have the opportunity to earn a bonus based on the company's & your own performance. If you would like to apply for this position please send you CV quoting the reference of Q94305. 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.