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Store Manager - Maidstone

Recruitment Genius Ltd

Maidstone, Southern
3 days ago
Maidstone, Southern
£20.8k - £20.8k Per Year
3 days ago
£20.8k - £20.8k Per Year
Are you passionate about customer service, and sales?
Do you want an opportunity to join an exciting and rapidly expanding business, whilst earning good money at the same time?
Their best performing managers can earn circa £30k per year. Could you be their next top performer?
They are the market leading UK based vape and e-cig retail business. They currently have over 150 stores across the UK.
Officially the "fastest growing Scottish private business" and one of the "Sunday Times Top 100 companies to work for" there are many reasons to join.
They are looking to hire an experienced Retail Professional to join their team in Maidstone.
It is the responsibility of the Store Manager to deliver great face-to-face customer service on a daily basis, work towards, and exceed sales targets and KPIs and managing stock (stock control).
You'll drive in-store business, spot opportunities to increase sales and ultimately make sure every customer leaves the shop happy.
To help you "hit the ground running" you will receive full training.
Managing a small team, it will be your responsibility to motivate, and develop your direct reports.
You'll drive in-store business, spot opportunities to increase sales and ultimately make sure every customer leaves the shop happy.
To help you "hit the ground running" they will arrange for you to be trained by their experienced managers across local stores.
Want to hear more? Apply now! Applicants must be aged 18 or over to apply.
Benefits include
- Discretionary Quarterly KPI bonus
- 8% Pension
- 28 days holidays
- Paid lunch breaks
- Staff discount in-store
- Priory rates on Currency Exchange
- Full in-house training, and continual development programmes to help you grow
- Recognition through "employee of the month", "winners dinners", "rising stars" awards
- £20,800 (Based on 40 hours per week, hours may increase when trading increases)
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Branch Manager

Blue Octopus Quick Apply

Canterbury, Southern
3 days ago
Canterbury, Southern
£38k - £45k Per Year
3 days ago
£38k - £45k Per Year

Blue Whale Spa currently are looking to recruit an experienced Branch Manager for our Sales Showroom, Service and Distribution Centre in Kent. 

About the role

A key member of the Management Team, you will be responsible for delivering exceptional levels of Customer Satisfaction through operational experience, with the ability to lead a multi-functional team including, Sales, Business Development, Showroom Facilities Management, Warehousing, Inventory and Distribution to service our B2C and B2B customers, supporting our evolving showroom network.

Taking care of the day to day running of the site, you will drive the operational business through continuous improvement and learning methods, having the ability to create, develop and implement initiatives that give a ROI and deliver added value with a focus on our people and customer satisfaction. Health, Safety and Wellbeing are our first priorities and you will assure this while meeting our overall targets and KPI objectives in sales, service, productivity, quality, security and cost efficiently, ensuring full legal and operational compliance.

About you

With the ability to adapt in an unpredictable environment, you’ll have proven ability to ensure all training and development needs are met, and will make certain cross-functional team working, at both lower and strategic levels. You’ll ideally hold a management degree or equivalent, with a financial / business qualification and have excellent proven people management skills.

Above all, you’ll be an effective relationship builder, commercially focused and have excellent IT Skill

About us

Blue Whale Spa is the UK market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of Hot Tubs, Spas and Specialist Pools, our mission is to bring health and well-being to your home.

Please refer to the Full Job Description and Person Specification upon completing your application

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Site Manager

Randstad CPE

Sittingbourne, Southern
10 days ago
Sittingbourne, Southern
£200 - £210 Per Day
10 days ago
£200 - £210 Per Day

Location: Sittingbourne
Contract Type: Freelance
Start Date: April 2021
Duration: long term
Rate: £200 - £210 per day
Randstad Contact: Louisa Ratcliffe (Maidstone branch)


The Contractor:
A well established regional contractor that specialise local authority framework contracts
which consist of new build housing, education, Commercial and refurbishments


The Project:
Traditional new build development with some elements of heritage work.


The Vacancy:
Stand alone Site Manager to oversee full project life cycle from groundworks through to handover to the client.


Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Monitoring subcontractor progress against programme.
  • Health & Safety
  • Setting up the site documentation systems
  • Writing reports, maintaining diaries and records
  • Chairing site meetings which will include pre-start with client & contractors, weekly
  • Coordination meetings and monthly contract reviews
  • Coordination of site activities including subcontractors, labour and logistics.
  • Carrying out site inspections
  • Working closely with the commercial team, external design teams, Engineers and
  • Consultants
  • Providing regular progress updates and holding regular project reviews the visiting Contracts Manager

The ideal applicant:

  • 5 years+ experience in a similar role
  • Good eye for detail
  • It would be advantageous if you have worked on historic buildings or had experince with heritage work
  • Be able to interpret construction drawings and designs
  • Strong man-management skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good level of IT literacy
  • SMSTS
  • CSCS Card
  • First Aid

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is
intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the
Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and
are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as
required to support your application.


Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies
we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract
vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

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General Manager / Business Coach

Hiring People

Ramsgate, Southern
14 days ago
Ramsgate, Southern
£30k - £80k Per Year
14 days ago
£30k - £80k Per Year

Are you experienced in business development, running, or managing a business? 

Or are you just up for a challenge and ready for that next step in your career?

If the idea of helping others to achieve success excites you, then you could be the General Manager / Business Coach we are looking for to join our award-winning team!

The World’s Number 1 Business Coaching Firm is looking to employ a salaried General Manager / Business Coach to help build a successful team and a profitable operation in one of their corporately owned UK territories.

This exciting role would give you the opportunity to develop your coaching skills, build a small team and share your experiences with business owners who have ambitions to survive and grow.

It’s an important role and requires a focused mind, dedication, hard work and a real passion for learning and helping others to succeed.

A solid base salary is provided with generous bonuses and exceptional opportunities to develop your career.

You will be meeting business owners on a daily basis; helping them to:

•Establish meaningful personal and business goals
•Initiate organisational change
•Execute proven sales and marketing strategies
•Improve financial management
•Build business processes and systems
•Develop great teams of people with a strong business culture
•Prepare for sale and expansion

The varied work will suit a person who has a proven record of building trust, impeccable ethics, effective problem-solving and sales/marketing skills.

Above all you will have enthusiasm for producing tangible results and developing yourself and a small team of direct reports.

The ideal candidate:

•Will be a team player, with a track record of delivering results
•Has excellent communication and rapport building skills
•Is committed to being the very best manager and coach they can be
•Genuinely interested in business and learning
•Possesses a passion for making a difference and is motivated by helping other people succeed
•Has skills and experience in coaching, marketing, sales, leadership PLUS, the ability and desire to learn from others …
•And strong relationship building skills and presentation skills

Non-negotiables:

Can FOLLOW a system… Ambitious and competitive… Decisive and disciplined… Good with PEOPLE…

In return:

•You’ll get full training and extensive support
•You’ll have access to over 3,500 strategies and tactics to assist in your day-to-day operations
•Your salary package is a combination of base pay PLUS a retention bonus for retaining your clients on an ongoing basis PLUS commission for referred business from your network and own marketing
•We believe having a work life balance is important, so we offer a generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum
•You will be automatically enrolled onto our company pension scheme
•We often have conferences and webinars with world class leaders and inspirational speakers that you will get the chance to attend

This is a salaried position employed by ActionCOACH; however if the thought of being your own boss and owning your own Action Franchise interests you, then this is the Opportunity for you!

How to Apply

Interested in both options? Great! ... Apply now and we can cover both opportunities in the recruitment process.

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Business Manager

National Health Service

Trinity House, Southern
5 days ago
Trinity House, Southern
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
5 days ago
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 846-10455-RH

Employer:
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Business Manager
Location:
Trinity House, Ashford
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 pro rata per annum

The NHS is changing. More emphasis on community-based care means there’s never been a better time to join us.

The CQC has rated us ‘outstanding’ and says that our colleagues feel supported, valued and respected, with high levels of staff and patient satisfaction.

Our vision is to deliver excellent local services which improve the health of our communities. To do this we need outstanding people who share our values (CARE). CARE stands for:

  • Compassionate
  • Aspirational
  • Responsive
  • Excellent

If you're a dynamic business manager with excellent communication skills, your NHS needs you!

Are you personable and responsive, with experience of working in a fast-paced and challenging environment? Can you use your skills to help the NHS in Kent deliver vital immunisations to school-aged children? Experienced in project leadership and want to make a difference to school-aged children across Kent and Medway?

We have an opportunity to join the Kent and Medway Immunisation Service Team as a business manager. The Kent and Medway Immunisation Service deliver the national immunisation programme to school-aged children across Kent and Medway, including children who may be home schooled and others not in school.

This role will provide effective business management to support the performance, financial management and business development requirements of the service. This will include the collection, collation and interpretation of data, monitoring of key performance indicators and make sure performance data is submitted within required timeframes. You will need to produce professional written and verbal reports and be able to challenge, investigate and triangulate data to identify anomalies and trends.

You will need excellent communication skills and be able to communicate to different audiences in an appropriate way including front line clinicians, administrative staff, service management and trust management. You will link into the Divisional Business Manager Network and will need experience of leading projects through to successful completion.

Applicants will be expected to travel across Kent to attend meetings as and when required. Working from home will be supported and expected during the trust response to COVID-19.

If you are seeking a new challenge and interested in becoming part of this forward thinking and innovative team then we would like to talk to you.

Interviews will be held week commencing 29th March 2021.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Laura Jones

Job title Clinical Manager

Email address laura.jones115@nhs.net

Telephone number 07771730823

Additional contact information

Cathie Burton

Head of School Health and Immunisation Services

cburton3@nhs.net

01233 555839



As a dynamic organisation, with a fast changing service provision we take a flexible approach in terms of what we are able to offer. This means that we reserve the right to change the hours detailed in this advert to full time or part-time to meet the service requirements. Please note that the salary stated is based on full time working and will be pro rata for part time working.

Agenda for Change posts based within the Dartford, Gravesham & Swanley areas also receive 5% high cost area allowance on top of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum of £1,762. Please note that this element does not apply to bank positions.

We are committed to a policy of equality in all our employment practices and strive to eliminate unfair discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation. Equality of opportunity is a high priority within the Trust. The Trust will not unlawfully, unfairly or unreasonably discriminate or treat individuals less favourably on the grounds of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, disability, age, race, nationality or ethnic origin.
Please contact us if you need the application form in an alternative format.

In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward. Therefore you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not short-listed for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us in 21 days after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.
All information you supply in support of your application for employment should, to the best of your knowledge, be true and accurate. The Trust reserves the right to contact and share information with the NHS Protect if they suspect any information to be deliberately misleading.

For important information about how your application is processed, please refer to the 'completing application guidance' document.'

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Store Manager - Ashford

Molton Brown

Ashford, EN
5 days ago
Ashford, EN
5 days ago
Overview
We are seeking an experienced professional with a passion for luxury to lead our Ashford Outlet store!
Expertly blended in London, Molton Brown's signature fragrances, bath and shower gels, home and hand care luxuries have claimed iconic status. Kao and Molton Brown have a passion for integrity, for craftsmanship, for artistry and for giving our consumers the ultimate, quality experience.
This role is on a full time, permanent basis.
The role:
  • A Store Manager for Molton Brown will be the driving force of our business demonstrating a will to win, passion for people, is future focused and demonstrates exceptional standards of execution
  • Has strong strategic and analytical thinking in seeking activity to maximise all business opportunities and actively drives and achieves store sales, KPI's and business profit through inspirational motivation
  • Ensures the customer journey is a sensorial experience tailored to the individual, delivering the principles of FLOW, knowing what excellence looks like and will always strive to deliver
  • Builds and develops a highly effective team through engaging communication, coaching and training, empowering individuals to reach their full potential

What you will do:
Sales and Profit
  • Achieve store sales, KPI's and business profit
  • Analyse commercial reports to maximise business opportunity
  • Accountability of payroll and controllable costs with working knowledge of P&L reports to potentialise store profitability
  • Maximises sales and productivity from in depth knowledge and use of systems
  • Drives sales through strategic planning and collaboration with HQ functions

Customer Experience Excellence
  • Delivers company set targets on customer experience survey
  • Ensures all customers have an immersive experience in store using FLOW principles and full completion of the digital learning academy
  • Is a brand ambassador and role model on delivering an customer experience
  • Coaches and up-skills the team on product knowledge, selling skills and service signatures

Leading and developing the team
  • Recruits, develops and stretches a high performing team
  • Grows talent through succession planning and coaching
  • Manages under performance though company process and procedure
  • Minimises labour turnover through retention of an engaged and motivated team

Store environment
  • Achieve and maintain an excellent luxury retail environment through high standards in all areas of the sales floor, product replenishment and the stock room
  • Plan and organise floor moves and implementation of promotions, to maximise commercial opportunities and to company standard
  • Ensure consistent delivery of housekeeping and presentation standards throughout the store

Compliance
  • To be accountable for the adherence and implementation of company policies and procedure
  • Contribute to the health and safety of others and yourself by following safe working practises
  • To act in a responsible and positive manner at all times, ensuring that Company codes of practice adhered to

Additional duties
  • To carry out any other duties that is reasonably requested
  • To support in other Molton Brown locations when the business needs dictate

What you will need:
  • Experience within the fragrance and beauty environment desirable as well as previous experience of working at management level in an outlet store
  • Minimum of 2 years retail management experience
  • High level of personal grooming standards
  • Flexibility in working arrangements to suit business requirements
  • Ability to travel within a reasonable distance if required to support other locations and attend business meetings
  • Excellent communicator: Communicates expectations and targets; structured team briefings; shares best practice and connects with other stores; builds relationships with central functions; gives and receives constructive feedback
  • Engaging and successful leader: Leading action to change; taking positive ownership of change; professional and example led; supportive and confidential
  • Results driven: responsive; knows KPIs, category performance and P&L implications; and ensures team know their commercial numbers
  • Customer Centric: Exceptional store standards - sparkling; delivers "FLOW" values; perfect personal grooming; detailed presentation of product; ensures hub, basin and sit down areas are customer focused and knows customer demograph
  • In depth knowledge of Beauty retailing

Who we are: Founded in Japan in 1887, Kao is passionate about making a difference in people's lives with our high quality products and services that make the life of our consumers and customers more beautiful. In the region Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) Kao focuses on premium beauty brands across three distinct sectors: Kao Salon Division, Premium Mass and our London based boutique brand Molton Brown.
How we work: Having been selected among the World's Most Ethical Companies for 13 consecutive years, we are a company with a purpose and strong corporate values. We never compromise on quality and craft our products with care for the consumer and the environment. At Kao, each employee can actively shape their job and their career. We work collaboratively to achieve our common goals, always aiming to deliver the best for our customers.
What we offer: A friendly and flexible work environment with competitive salaries, benefits package, ongoing development and the opportunity to enhance your skills and deliver tangible results. At Kao your voice will be heard. Your opinion really counts. We believe that change comes from taking opportunities into your own hands, so we value and reward entrepreneurial thinking and innovation.
Hiring Process: Kao embraces the diversity and the individual personalities of its people because we believe it is diversity that makes us strong. Applications are welcomed from all individuals who have the right to work in the UK.
Want to learn more: If you feel you are as unique as our products and want to find out why 33,000 people across the globe opted for a career with us please visit https://www.kao.com/emea/en/
Please note that we are not engaged with any recruitment agencies to recruit for this vacancy. To be considered for the role, please apply directly through the link.
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Store Manager

Home Bargains

Warren Retail Park, Southern
28 days ago
Warren Retail Park, Southern
28 days ago

Store Manager applicants will be reliable with a professional and focused approach to store operations and people management.

The Store Manager will have excellent operational skills and a proven track record of driving measureable performance improvements using practical techniques.

The appointed Store Manager will be required to complete the Home Bargains Management Training Programme as part of their ongoing development. This is a comprehensive 17 week programme which is completed in three parts:

  • 12 weeks procedure based learning in store, delivered through our online platform with support from a Retail Coach, alongside Store and Area Management.
  • 1 week training at our National Training Centre, Liverpool, developing management skills. This is delivered Monday – Friday and is an opportunity to visit our Head Office as well as Home Bargains flagship stores.
  • 4 weeks training in store delivered by the Area Manager. 

Accommodation at our National Training Centre

Accommodation is available onsite while attending training at our National Training Centre.

Rooms are single occupancy and include a double bed, ensuite shower facilities and television. 

Communal areas include kitchen and dining facilities as well as a lounge area.

Store Manager applicants will be reliable with a professional and focused approach to store operations and people management.

The Store Manager will have excellent operational skills and a proven track record of driving measureable performance improvements using practical techniques.

The appointed Store Manager will be required to complete the Home Bargains Management Training Programme as part of their ongoing development. This is a comprehensive 17 week programme which is completed in three parts:

  • 12 weeks procedure based learning in store, delivered through our online platform with support from a Retail Coach, alongside Store and Area Management.
  • 1 week training at our National Training Centre, Liverpool, developing management skills. This is delivered Monday – Friday and is an opportunity to visit our Head Office as well as Home Bargains flagship stores.
  • 4 weeks training in store delivered by the Area Manager. 

Accommodation at our National Training Centre

Accommodation is available onsite while attending training at our National Training Centre.

Rooms are single occupancy and include a double bed, ensuite shower facilities and television. 

Communal areas include kitchen and dining facilities as well as a lounge area.

  • Be an ambassador for your store, creating a welcoming atmosphere for customers
  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • Lead by example
  • Achievement of KPIs such as sales, salaries and stock loss targets
  • Take ownership for recruiting, training and managing a team of up to 60 staff
  • Responsible for performance and absence management
  • Ensure adherence to health and safety and security
  • Hardworking and reliable
  • Ability to lead, manage and develop others
  • Experience of managing a team of 20 or more
  • Deal effectively with customer and staff issues
  • Able to demonstrate good commercial awareness
  • Possess a creative approach to merchandising
  • An inquisitive mind with a good eye for detail
  • A confident communicator with excellent organisational and problem solving skills and a real 'can do' attitude
  • Experience of working in a retail environment is essential, preferably within a high volume, fast paced business

For applications to be considered, applicants are required to have a complete and up-to-date Home Bargains Careers Centre profile and to respond to the job application questionnaire when prompted.

Applicants that are invited to attend a face-to-face interview must present original documentation demonstrating their eligibility to work in the UK, along with other specified documents.

Please note, as we expect to receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, you are advised to submit your fully completed application at the earliest opportunity, as the closing date may be brought forward.

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Store Manager Designate

Home Bargains

Honeywood Road, Southern
13 days ago
Honeywood Road, Southern
13 days ago

Store Manager Designate applicants will be reliable with a professional and focused approach to store operations and people management.

As a Store Manager Designate you will provide additional support across an area. 

The Store Manager Designate will have excellent operational skills and a proven track record of driving measureable performance improvements using practical techniques.

The appointed Store Manager Designate will be required to complete the Home Bargains Management Training Programme as part of their ongoing development. This is a comprehensive 17 week programme which is completed in three parts:

  • 12 weeks procedure based learning in store, delivered through our online platform with support from a Retail Coach, alongside Store and Area Management.
  • 1 week training at our National Training Centre, Liverpool, developing management skills. This is delivered Monday – Friday and is an opportunity to visit our Head Office as well as Home Bargains flagship stores.
  • 4 weeks training in store delivered by the Area Manager. 

On completion of training we will then look to place you in an existing store or a new store opening.

Please note – The designate role is not a fixed period and the successful candidate will only be placed into a fixed store once a vacancy is available.

Accommodation at our National Training Centre

Accommodation is available onsite while attending training at our National Training Centre.

Rooms are single occupancy and include a double bed, ensuite shower facilities and television. 

Communal areas include kitchen and dining facilities as well as a lounge area.

Store Manager Designate applicants will be reliable with a professional and focused approach to store operations and people management.

As a Store Manager Designate you will provide additional support across an area. 

The Store Manager Designate will have excellent operational skills and a proven track record of driving measureable performance improvements using practical techniques.

The appointed Store Manager Designate will be required to complete the Home Bargains Management Training Programme as part of their ongoing development. This is a comprehensive 17 week programme which is completed in three parts:

  • 12 weeks procedure based learning in store, delivered through our online platform with support from a Retail Coach, alongside Store and Area Management.
  • 1 week training at our National Training Centre, Liverpool, developing management skills. This is delivered Monday – Friday and is an opportunity to visit our Head Office as well as Home Bargains flagship stores.
  • 4 weeks training in store delivered by the Area Manager. 

On completion of training we will then look to place you in an existing store or a new store opening.

Please note – The designate role is not a fixed period and the successful candidate will only be placed into a fixed store once a vacancy is available.

Accommodation at our National Training Centre

Accommodation is available onsite while attending training at our National Training Centre.

Rooms are single occupancy and include a double bed, ensuite shower facilities and television. 

Communal areas include kitchen and dining facilities as well as a lounge area.

  • Be an ambassador for your store, creating a welcoming atmosphere for customers
  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • Lead by example
  • Achievement of KPIs such as sales, salaries and stock loss targets
  • Take ownership for recruiting, training and managing a team of up to 60 staff
  • Responsible for performance and absence management
  • Ensure adherence to health and safety and security
  • Hardworking and reliable
  • Ability to lead, manage and develop others
  • Experience of managing a team of 20 or more
  • Deal effectively with customer and staff issues
  • Able to demonstrate good commercial awareness
  • Possess a creative approach to merchandising
  • An inquisitive mind with a good eye for detail
  • A confident communicator with excellent organisational and problem solving skills and a real 'can do' attitude
  • Experience of working in a retail environment is essential, preferably within a high volume, fast paced business

For applications to be considered, applicants are required to have a complete and up-to-date Home Bargains Careers Centre profile and to respond to the job application questionnaire when prompted.

Applicants that are invited to attend a face-to-face interview must present original documentation demonstrating their eligibility to work in the UK, along with other specified documents.

Please note, as we expect to receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, you are advised to submit your fully completed application at the earliest opportunity, as the closing date may be brought forward.

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Store Manager Designate

Home Bargains

Chatham, Southern
13 days ago
Chatham, Southern
13 days ago

Store Manager Designate applicants will be reliable with a professional and focused approach to store operations and people management.

As a Store Manager Designate you will provide additional support across an area. 

The Store Manager Designate will have excellent operational skills and a proven track record of driving measureable performance improvements using practical techniques.

The appointed Store Manager Designate will be required to complete the Home Bargains Management Training Programme as part of their ongoing development. This is a comprehensive 17 week programme which is completed in three parts:

  • 12 weeks procedure based learning in store, delivered through our online platform with support from a Retail Coach, alongside Store and Area Management.
  • 1 week training at our National Training Centre, Liverpool, developing management skills. This is delivered Monday – Friday and is an opportunity to visit our Head Office as well as Home Bargains flagship stores.
  • 4 weeks training in store delivered by the Area Manager. 

On completion of training we will then look to place you in an existing store or a new store opening.

Please note – The designate role is not a fixed period and the successful candidate will only be placed into a fixed store once a vacancy is available.

Accommodation at our National Training Centre

Accommodation is available onsite while attending training at our National Training Centre.

Rooms are single occupancy and include a double bed, ensuite shower facilities and television. 

Communal areas include kitchen and dining facilities as well as a lounge area.

Store Manager Designate applicants will be reliable with a professional and focused approach to store operations and people management.

As a Store Manager Designate you will provide additional support across an area. 

The Store Manager Designate will have excellent operational skills and a proven track record of driving measureable performance improvements using practical techniques.

The appointed Store Manager Designate will be required to complete the Home Bargains Management Training Programme as part of their ongoing development. This is a comprehensive 17 week programme which is completed in three parts:

  • 12 weeks procedure based learning in store, delivered through our online platform with support from a Retail Coach, alongside Store and Area Management.
  • 1 week training at our National Training Centre, Liverpool, developing management skills. This is delivered Monday – Friday and is an opportunity to visit our Head Office as well as Home Bargains flagship stores.
  • 4 weeks training in store delivered by the Area Manager. 

On completion of training we will then look to place you in an existing store or a new store opening.

Please note – The designate role is not a fixed period and the successful candidate will only be placed into a fixed store once a vacancy is available.

Accommodation at our National Training Centre

Accommodation is available onsite while attending training at our National Training Centre.

Rooms are single occupancy and include a double bed, ensuite shower facilities and television. 

Communal areas include kitchen and dining facilities as well as a lounge area.

  • Be an ambassador for your store, creating a welcoming atmosphere for customers
  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • Lead by example
  • Achievement of KPIs such as sales, salaries and stock loss targets
  • Take ownership for recruiting, training and managing a team of up to 60 staff
  • Responsible for performance and absence management
  • Ensure adherence to health and safety and security
  • Hardworking and reliable
  • Ability to lead, manage and develop others
  • Experience of managing a team of 20 or more
  • Deal effectively with customer and staff issues
  • Able to demonstrate good commercial awareness
  • Possess a creative approach to merchandising
  • An inquisitive mind with a good eye for detail
  • A confident communicator with excellent organisational and problem solving skills and a real 'can do' attitude
  • Experience of working in a retail environment is essential, preferably within a high volume, fast paced business

For applications to be considered, applicants are required to have a complete and up-to-date Home Bargains Careers Centre profile and to respond to the job application questionnaire when prompted.

Applicants that are invited to attend a face-to-face interview must present original documentation demonstrating their eligibility to work in the UK, along with other specified documents.

Please note, as we expect to receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, you are advised to submit your fully completed application at the earliest opportunity, as the closing date may be brought forward.

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Assistant Store Manager - Molton Brown - Ashford

Kao

Ashford
30+ days ago
Ashford
30+ days ago

We are seeking an experienced professional with a passion for luxury to help lead our Ashford store!

 

Expertly blended in London, Molton Brown’s signature fragrances, bath and shower gels, home and hand care luxuries have claimed iconic status. Kao and Molton Brown have a passion for integrity, for craftsmanship, for artistry and for giving our consumers the ultimate, quality experience.

 

This role is being offered on full time, permanent basis. 

 

The role: 

  • An Assistant Store Manager in Molton Brown will support in being the driving force in our business demonstrating a will to win, passion for people and demonstrates exceptional standards of execution
  • Has sound strategic and analytical thinking in order to make commercial decisions to support the Store and team achieving sales, KPI’s and business profit through inspirational motivation.
  • Is a role model for delivering the principles of FLOW, knowing what excellence looks like whilst motivating others to achieve also.
  • Supports the Store Manager to develop a highly effective team through engaging communication, coaching and training empowering individuals to reach their full potential.

What you will do:

 

Sales and Profit

  • Achieve store sales, KPI's and business profit
  • Analyse commercial reports to maximise business opportunity
  • Accountability of payroll and controllable costs with working knowledge of P&L reports to potentialise store profitability
  • Maximises sales and productivity from in depth knowledge and use of systems
  • Drives sales through strategic planning and collaboration with HQ functions

Customer Experience Excellence

  • Delivers company set targets on customer experience survey
  • Ensures all customers have an immersive experience in store using FLOW principles and full completion of the digital learning academy
  • Is a brand ambassador and role model on delivering an customer experience
  • Coaches and up-skills the team on product knowledge, selling skills and service signatures

Leading and developing the team

  • Recruits, develops and stretches a high performing team
  • Grows talent through succession planning and coaching
  • Manages under performance though company process and procedure
  • Minimises labour turnover through retention of an engaged and motivated team

Store environment

  • Achieve and maintain an excellent luxury retail environment through high standards in all areas of the sales floor, product replenishment and the stock room
  • Plan and organise floor moves and implementation of promotions, to maximise commercial opportunities and to company standard
  • Ensure consistent delivery of housekeeping and presentation standards throughout the store

Compliance

  • To be accountable for the adherence and implementation of company policies and procedure
  • Contribute to the health and safety of others and yourself by following safe working practises
  • To act in a responsible and positive manner at all times, ensuring that Company codes of practice adhered to

Additional duties

  • To carry out any other duties that is reasonably requested
  • To support in other Molton Brown locations when the business needs dictate

 

What you will need:

  • Experience within the fragrance and beauty environment desirable as well as previous experience of working at management level in an outlet store
  • Minimum of 2 years retail management experience
  • High level of personal grooming standards
  • Flexibility in working arrangements to suit business requirements
  • Ability to travel within a reasonable distance if required to support other locations and attend business meetings
  • Excellent communicator: Communicates expectations and targets; structured team briefings; shares best practice and connects with other stores; builds relationships with central functions; gives and receives constructive feedback
  • Engaging and successful leader: Leading action to change; taking positive ownership of change; professional and example led; supportive and confidential
  • Results driven: responsive; knows KPIs, category performance and P&L implications; and ensures team know their commercial numbers
  • Customer Centric: Exceptional store standards – sparkling; delivers “FLOW” values; perfect personal grooming; detailed presentation of product; ensures hub, basin and sit down areas are customer focused and knows customer demographic
  • In depth knowledge of Beauty retailing

 

Who we are: Founded in Japan in 1887, Kao is passionate about making a difference in people's lives with our high quality products and services that make the life of our consumers and customers more beautiful. In the region Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) Kao focuses on premium beauty brands across three distinct sectors: Kao Salon Division, Premium Mass and our London based boutique brand Molton Brown.

 

How we work: Having been selected among the World´s Most Ethical Companies for 13 consecutive years, we are a company with a purpose and strong corporate values. We never compromise on quality and craft our products with care for the consumer and the environment. At Kao, each employee can actively shape their job and their career. We work collaboratively to achieve our common goals, always aiming to deliver the best for our customers.

 

What we offer: A friendly and flexible work environment with competitive salaries, benefits package, ongoing development and the opportunity to enhance your skills and deliver tangible results. At Kao your voice will be heard. Your opinion really counts. We believe that change comes from taking opportunities into your own hands, so we value and reward entrepreneurial thinking and innovation.

 

Hiring Process: Kao embraces the diversity and the individual personalities of its people because we believe it is diversity that makes us strong. Applications are welcomed from all individuals who have the right to work in the UK.

 

Want to learn more: If you feel you are as unique as our products and want to find out why 33,000 people across the globe opted for a career with us please visit https://www.kao.com/emea/en/

 

Please note that we are not engaged with any recruitment agencies to recruit for this vacancy. To be considered for the role, please apply directly through the link.


 

 

Salary

£20.8k - £20.8k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

3 days ago

Description

Are you passionate about customer service, and sales?

Do you want an opportunity to join an exciting and rapidly expanding business, whilst earning good money at the same time?

Their best performing managers can earn circa £30k per year. Could you be their next top performer?

They are the market leading UK based vape and e-cig retail business. They currently have over 150 stores across the UK.

Officially the "fastest growing Scottish private business" and one of the "Sunday Times Top 100 companies to work for" there are many reasons to join.

They are looking to hire an experienced Retail Professional to join their team in Maidstone.

It is the responsibility of the Store Manager to deliver great face-to-face customer service on a daily basis, work towards, and exceed sales targets and KPIs and managing stock (stock control).

You'll drive in-store business, spot opportunities to increase sales and ultimately make sure every customer leaves the shop happy.

To help you "hit the ground running" you will receive full training.

Managing a small team, it will be your responsibility to motivate, and develop your direct reports.

You'll drive in-store business, spot opportunities to increase sales and ultimately make sure every customer leaves the shop happy.

To help you "hit the ground running" they will arrange for you to be trained by their experienced managers across local stores.

Want to hear more? Apply now! Applicants must be aged 18 or over to apply.

Benefits include
- Discretionary Quarterly KPI bonus
- 8% Pension
- 28 days holidays
- Paid lunch breaks
- Staff discount in-store
- Priory rates on Currency Exchange
- Full in-house training, and continual development programmes to help you grow
- Recognition through "employee of the month", "winners dinners", "rising stars" awards
- £20,800 (Based on 40 hours per week, hours may increase when trading increases)