SPAR Store Manager

  • Job Reference: 135291
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: A F Blakemore Retail
  • Location: Whitestone, Devon
  • Salary: £25,000 to £27,000
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a SPAR Store Manager who is motivated, friendly, hands-on and passionate about their store offering excellent service and standards to our customers. Reporting directly to the Area Manager, you will deliver maximum sales and profit through the continuous improvement of the store and staff, whilst delivering great Key Performance Indicator (KPI) results.

A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is the 60th largest privately owned company in the UK. This forward thinking family-owned business began life in 1917 as a counter-service grocery store, and has grown from these humble beginnings into a company that now owns 280 SPAR Convenience Stores and employs more than 7,500 people with a turnover in excess of £1 billion. As one of the largest convenience retailers in the UK, we are always looking for innovative ways to create a point of difference. Our stores offer a wide range of food-to-go options, including; Food To Go and Daily Deli as well as a number of franchise partners to increase the choice available to customers such as Subway & Greggs.

Key Tasks/Responsibilities:

To deliver customer service in line with SPARkling Service standards
To be fully aware of Key Result Areas and assist in working to deliver and improve them
To generate ideas for driving the business and it’s team forward
To monitor competitor activity and propose appropriate responses
To develop a motivated and empowered team through a positive management style
Staff recruitment, planning and training
To use relevant processes and policies to control the security of people, stock and cash
To ensure compliance with the relevant legislation and health and food safety responsibilities as defined in the induction and period training

Store Manager skills required:

Previous experience at a supervisory or managerial level in a food retail environment (or similar) essential
Ability to ensure scheduled training and development delivered to required standard is essential
An understanding of budgets & targets and the ability to work to deliver and improve them essential
Basic knowledge of health and food safety and legislative responsibilities of a retail environment and the skill to manage those responsibilities essential

What's in it for you?

Develop your skills and capability in a highly supportive and multi-diverse culture
Outstanding Training & Development
Gain hands-on experience in a high volume, fast paced convenience store
Generous staff discount
Proactive promotion of internal candidates
Paid Breaks
Free Tea & Coffee
Excellent benefits package including:
Early access to your pay through ‘EarlyPay’
24/7 access to your payslips and Rotas via HR/Payroll portal
10% Staff Discount in our SPAR stores
Access to our colleague benefits scheme which offers a wide range of high street retail, holiday & leisure discounts
Company Life Insurance worth 1 x Annual Salary and 6 x Annual Salary with Company Pension Scheme
Company Pension Scheme
NEST pension scheme
Extra Holidays - Purchase Scheme
Cycle to work - Bicycle purchase scheme
Long Service Awards (e.g. 25 years service is £500 in vouchers and extra 4 weeks paid leave)

Location: Whitestone
Contract type: Permanent, Full time
Hours: 40 hours per week, including evenings and weekends (Various shifts)
Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 p/a (dependent on experience)
Benefits: Bonus Scheme, Company Sick Pay, Additional Holidays, Company Pension Scheme, Life Cover, Staff Discount, Long Service Awards, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Volunteering opportunities, Health Cash Plan

You may have experience of the following: Store Supervisor, Retail, Customer Service, Wholesale, FMCG, Team Leader, Supermarket, Sales Assistant, Convenience Store Manager, Food Retail, Store Assistant, Customer Services, Retail Management, etc.

Ref: 135 291