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Area Manager - North-East

Job Title: Area Manager - North-East
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95604
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2014 22:12

Job Description

A market-leading Non-Food high street retailer is currently recruiting for an experienced Area Manager to join its team in the North-East. The 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 over c18 stores. * Strategic Business planning for the region and coaching managers to look at more localised business planning for their store Working to KPIs to deliver continual improvement * Building and developing relationships with existing and potential customers - as well as maintaining strong links with the local community * Inspiring and developing your teams to excel in both sales and customer service through exemplary leadership All controllable costs in your area Working with Regional Management to ensure company plans are enforced Implementing and overseeing Health & Safety plans across your area Ensuring scheduled compliance checks are implemented The ideal candidate will have: * Area Management experience Previously worked from a blue-chip retailer or healthcare background for example Optical or Pharmacy background. A demonstrable track record of contributing to profitability Strong understanding of emotional intelligence and delivery through the engagement and empowerment of teams. 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 competitive salary, company car, mobile phone, laptop and a wide range of other benefits and chance to work with one of the largest brands in the UK high-street. If you feel you have the above skills and experience, please apply with an up to date CV quoting the reference Q95604. 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.