Optical Practice Manager

27 Jan 2019
23 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a well-established and highly respected specialist practice in the Birmingham City Centre.
They have a team of nine extremely competent assistants, all well trained in all areas of the practice and the needs of the clients.
They are now recruiting for an experienced qualified contact lens optician manager to take the reins and guide the team to even greater success.

Optical Practice Manager

This is a full time opportunity with one of the most heavily patronised specialist contact lens practices this side of London and as such requires a professionally driven experienced qualified contact lens optician manager to be the spearhead for the next phase in the growth of the practice and business. They require someone who is presently a manager looking to take the next step or looking for something more than just run of the mill opticians.

Responsibilities of the Optical Practice Manager

You will be a qualified contact lens optician and have experience of working in a managerial role and used to a busy environment as you will be managing the day to day operation with emphasis on the business side of things.
You will be a manager first and as the role requires you to take responsibility of staffing levels including rotas and forward planning and driving the targets and KPIs to maximise efficiency of the team and business performance.
You will take control of appraisals and you will have a team of senior assistants to guide.

Requirements of the Optical Practice Manager

You will have:
Previous experience in managing a busy practice
Experience of managing performance and staffing levels using all tools available
An in depth understanding of KPIs and managing goals and targets
Recruitment and appraisals experience with emphasis on managing expectations of the team and succession planning
An understanding of the financial side of the business with emphasis on wastage and cost control

Compensation for the Optical Practice Manager

For this role, my client is offering a competitive salary of up to £25,000 and 33 days holidays from the start, but more importantly, you will be joining a growing group who have your future interests and aspirations at heart.
The practice is opening times are 09:00 – 17:30 Monday to Friday and Saturday 09:00 – 17:00 with expectation of working every Saturday and a day off in the working week.

Look forward to hearing from you shortly


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