Store Implementation Manager

London (Greater)
Competitive plus benefits
03 Jan 2018
15 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Store Implementation Manager Role summary

Store Implementation Manager - South Division

At Specsavers, our vision is simple: to passionately provide best value eyecare to everyone, simply, clearly and consistently, exceeding customer expectations every time. To ensure our stores achieve this we continually invest in our staff. This people-centric approach has always benefited our business, bringing us more customers, more stores and a bigger share in the UK market year after year.

Specsavers have embarked on an exciting partnership with Sainsbury's, resulting in a number of Specsavers branches operating as a store within a store. Due to the continued growth of this concept, we are looking for a Store Implementation Manager - known internally as a Business Development Manager - to work closely with the Regional Support teams, Joint Venture Partners & our Sainsbury's stakeholders within a designated region to help grow the business and create value for the partnership.

This role will will play a key part in the build and maintenance of key strategic relationships between Specsavers and Sainsbury’s ensuring strong ties are built for a successful and long-term partnership.

You will be responsible for creating and scoping the proposed works, along with evaluating, interpreting and negotiating with our store Partners regarding proposed relocation, expansion and rebrand projects including preparation of detailed financial planning and presentations for the proposed works to ensure a return on investment for our partners.

We’re looking for a financially astute, strategic professional with experience of working with complex financial models and P&L’s, who has strong influencing and negotiation skills. Someone with a proven ability, to define strategies and translate these strategies into sound business plans, generating high quality written reports for partner and Board sign off. Someone with knowledge and passion for retail and the operational functions of a retail environment, who is results/outcome driven with the ability to demonstrate consistent, high quality communication, analytical and influencing skills within a fast paced, changing environment.

Looking at the growth and investment strategy for approximately 150 stores within your territory, where you will work closely with our partners, supporting and defining investment and projects that deliver profitable growth for both the partners and the wider Specsavers business. So whether you are a Business Development Manager, Regional Manager, Finance Business Partner or work in Sales Development, this is a unique opportunity for someone to join a unique organisation and make a difference to the future of our business.