Store Manager in Training

Store Manager in Training

Ref: JO-2008-108185 | £28000 - £30000 per annum + + Relocation Support + Bonus + Benefits | Location:Hampshire, England | Added:18/08/20

Quest Search & Selection are currently working for one of the largest commercial employers within retail in Jersey and are keen to speak to candidates that are open to relocation for a career opportunity in store management!

This business has seen YOY growth within their food division & operate stores across both islands for a reputable high street brand.

As part of their Store Manager talent on the island they are keen to get candidates form the retail sector to secure a role as a Store Manager in training for a 4-12months period (depending on experience), before being signed off for their own store.

This is for people at a Store, Deputy or Department Manager with the hunger to secure their own store and establish their full career.

Responsibilities of these Store Manager in training position –

  • To have understanding of the overall financial and non-financial controls and KPI’s of the store
  • Shadow existing Store Manager’s and understanding of all processes regarding legality, stock processes, commerciality and team management
  • To lead and coach store teams in exceeding their job roles
  • Be able to run the store in absence of Manager’s which confident to do so
  • KPIs focus on measurable around both financial and non-financial targets
  • Take responsibility of wage budgets and have proactive plan for absentee management
  • Working proactively and in partnership with your Store, Regional Manager & HR regarding spotting talent, signing off training, developing other staff member or performance management

To be successful in this Store Manager in Training role position you must –

  • Have Store, Trainee, Deputy, Designate or Department management experience in retail. Ideally this is within supermarkets but other fast paced retailers such as the value retail, health & beauty or hospitality will be considered. It is about the individual and their ambitious and track record to continue to succeed!
  • Have managed the daily operations, P&L and legalities of a store or department.
  • KPIs focus on measurable around both financial and non-financial targets.
  • Have used proactive method to develop your store
  • Must have a track record of success of managing in an autonomous retail environment
  • Must be self-motivated and driven and ben able to communicate well with your team, customers and senior leadership in the business.

The benefits of this Store Manager in Training role –

Relocating to the Channel Islands represents a fantastic opportunity and lifestyle that you perhaps cannot obtain in the UK –

  • Lower tax rate and social security (on average an extra 4-6k per annum compared to the UK!)
  • Increase in salary once signed off to Store Manager
  • This is one of the sunniest places in the British Isles & as VAT has not been levied in the Channel, luxury goods have often been cheaper than in the UK or in France.
  • Though they appreciate that this is a big move they are very committed in making the relocation and on-boarding as seamless as possible. They will book initial hotel bookings & flights and you will receive full visa to work on the island. They will also assist with relocation costings.
  • Other benefits include bonuses (profit related), pension, private healthcare and staff discount.

If this opportunity sounds of interest and you fit the skill and attitude to success please send your CV quoting the reference JO-2008-108185.

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.

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