Retail Area Manager, home based (ideally located in Cheshire)
Permanent, full time.
We are one of the UK’s leading rehoming organisations for animals. We support sick, injured and homeless pets and care for more than 40,000 animals every year through our rehoming, veterinary and education programmes.
Are you looking for your next challenge? We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Area Manager to join our Retail team.
We have big plans for the future so the ideal candidate will be innovative, have strong leadership skills and enjoy developing, coaching and mentoring others. Ideally the successful candidate will be someone who is a self-starter and has the experience of running multiple retail sites. Managing approximately 14 shops over a large area which includes Manchester, Staffordshire and the north of the Midlands, extensive travel will be required.
A part of our big plans is to expand and open more shops within the next 18 months, so this really is an exciting time to join Blue Cross and play a part in helping us achieve our goals.
If you would like to be at the centre of working to help animals in need we’d love to hear from you.
Want to know more the detail? Great! We have attached the job description which hopefully gives you everything you need.
What is required?
We are looking for people with the following:
• Full manual driving licence
• Retail management within a commercial company and/ or a UK registered charity
• Experience of achieving success against financial targets
• Experience of developing and monitoring budgets and operating plans
• Experience of managing, training and developing people
It would also be great if you had:
• Experience of direct management and on-going development of staff in a multi-site situation
• UK charity sector retail management
What’s in it for me?
Working for Blue Cross is very rewarding; we have been dedicated to helping pets since 1897! We value our brilliant employees and offer competitive benefits including:
• Salary £25,280 - £27,520 per annum
• Company car
• Mobile telephone
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Pension scheme
• Company Sick Pay
• Life Insurance
• Shopping discounts and more!
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. For more information on this role please read the attached job description.
Closing Date: 20 September 2019
The first stage will be an interview in Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. Here we can share lots more information on the role and find out a bit more about you and also give you a tour of one our shops. Following this, we will invite shortlisted applicants to attend an assessment event, full details of this will be provided at a later date.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.