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Retail Area Manager

Job Title: Retail Area Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Midlands, England
Salary: Competitive Salary & bonus
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TC/003_1558539643
Contact Name: Tommy Clifford
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Retail Area Manager

Are you a Multi-Site / Regional Manager looking for an exciting new challenge at Area Manager level, in a fast-paced and ever-changing retail environment?

Within the business, our Area Managers have the accountability to set the standards and expectations that will enable their Store Managers to drive our business forward. As we continue to expand at pace, we are looking to recruit an Area Manager with a proven track record of inspiring teams to drive sales by delivering simple retail priorities and delighting our customers.

We are looking for a seasoned and operationally hands-on Area Manager. Ideally you will be a commercially focused, inspirational leader, with the ability to 'think outside the box' in terms of how you deliver in your role.

You should be highly motivated to drive results across your area and

take accountability. We are looking for a pro-active and resilient individual with the ability to use their own initiative to deliver great results in a technology driven and highly innovative retail environment.

As we enter a hugely exciting new phase in retail, now is the perfect time to become a part of the next successful chapter in our 15-year success story.

Competitive salary + excellent bonus, company car and exceptional rewards package.

Job Context

We are looking for a strategic and commercially astute retail leader with strengths in increasing sales and profitability within a multi-site operation, to join our highly successful retail team. You'll be a valued member of a high performing regional management team, working with commercially shrewd and insight led individuals as your peers. Working alongside your Store Managers, you will set the standard in identifying and establishing inspirational and innovative ways for customers to connect with our brand and deliver sustainable commercial growth.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Primarily you will lead a team of Store Managers, setting a clear vision for the area and communicating company directions clearly among direct reports and their teams.
  • Working closely with your people, you will support and supervise stores in delivering sales KPIs to ensure sustainable growth within the area.
  • Take responsibility for driving performance within your area by implementing a performance management system which support the development of high performing teams through individual meetings and regular appraisal sessions.
  • Apply your understanding of the business environment and objectives to identify opportunities and develop solutions, while also providing technical assistance when necessary.
  • Maintain a clear commercial awareness by researching and analysing customer and market data to improve retail processes and activities whilst developing a comprehensive understanding of customer and market conditions.
  • Adherence to compliance requirements in all areas of operational activity, company policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring that store standards are maintained at the highest levels and encourage store managers to identify trends and make suggestions to make improvements to the proposition going forward.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • A strategic and commercially aware leader
  • Ability to increase sales and profitability within a multi-site operation
  • Strong leadership skills and man management skills
  • Agile working experience
  • Team player who can get the best out of others
  • Experience within a retail/commercial or similarly fast paced environment at an operational management level
  • A collaborative and consultative approach

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