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Assistant Manager - SPAR Store

We have an exciting opportunity for you, we are looking for a SPAR Store Assistant Manager who is motivated, friendly, hands-on, and very excited about being an important part of a small team, learning whilst working to ensure our SPAR store offers excellent service and standards to our customers. We can offer you the training and development you need.

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 KRAs and assist in working to deliver and improve them.
  • To generate ideas for driving the business and its team forward
  • To assist in monitoring competitor activity
  • To assist in developing a motivated and empowered team through a positive management style
  • To assist in ensuring training is delivered as scheduled
  • To use relevant processes and policies to control the security of people, stock and cash
  • To ensure compliance with relevant legislation and health and food safety responsibilities as defined in the induction and training

Assistant Store Manager Requirements:

  • Previous junior experience at a supervisory or managerial level in a food retail environment (or similar) (essential)
  • APLH (Award for Personal License Holder) - must have or be prepared to undertake this qualification
  • An understanding of budgets and 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
  • Experience of managing a Challenge 25 policy (desirable)

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)
  • Free On-site Car Parking

Department: Retail
Contract type: Permanent, full time
Hours: 40 Hours p/w
Location: Ponthir
Salary: £22,000 p/a plus ability to earn managers bonus

Closing date for applications: 13th August 2022

You may have experience of the following: Retail Manager, Assistant Store Manager, Retail, Convenience, FMCG, Grocery Manager, Supermarket, Food, Retail Management, Business Development, Food Service, Convenience Store, Store Manager, Retail Manager, Branch Manager, etc.

Ref: 134 722
Posted
07/14/2022
Location
Wales, Wales, UK