Assistant Store Manager - Hanley Hearcare, Stoke-on-Trent

West Midlands
Competitive plus benefits
01 Feb 2019
01 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Store Manager - Hanley Hearcare, Stoke-on-Trent Role summaryThe key to a glittering retail career?  Clear vision.


As Assistant Store Manager in Hanley Hearcare, you’ll be the force driving our store's progress, setting standards, inspiring staff and leading by example.


We’re set to provide one in five of all private UK hearing dispenses during the next 12 months - that makes us the largest private supplier of digital hearing aids in the country. This size and scale means we’ve got the scope to offer rewarding jobs and exciting long-term careers.


We know that our achievements both in optics and hearcare are partly down to the leadership and vision of our Managers so we take their career development very seriously indeed. Thanks to our size and scale we can reward you with the chance to excel and advance. Why not discover the opportunities for yourself?


You’ll manage store operations, ensuring that customer care is nothing less than excellent – and that financial goals are met. This may mean developing commercial opportunities through PR and marketing. An expert team leader who lives our values, you’ll make sure your people feel keen, enthused and free to make suggestions.


You’ve got solid experience in the retail industry as a manager so you know exactly what a superb store looks like. You’ll work to this ideal, raising aspirations and standards; so the whole team strives for excellence. Leadership skills are crucial. You’ll need to be approachable and supportive but also persuasive and convincing. On top of this, you’ll need strong commercial acumen and an organised approach. If you’re as passionate about what you do as we are, you’ll soon be on the road to even bigger and better things.


For this role you will require the following:

·         A minimum of 2 years experience in a retail environment

·         Preferably experience in a high volume and fast paced business

·         Experience of managing a team of 15+ staff members

·         Be a confident communicator with excellent organisational and problem solving skills

·         Experience with assisting the Store Manager to meet store targets and KPIs

·         Must have a car and a full UK driving license

·         Must be able to work weekends

·         Must be able to attend meetings, take calls and attend training sessions outside of store opening hours


This store is an accredited Platinum Employer, which means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of our drive to become a famous place to work. Stores with this accreditation have been verified on five key employer standards: Recruitment, Performance Management and Reward, Talent Management, Learning and Development and Employee Engagement.


For more information or to apply, please contact Sophie Ayland at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 01566 770 129 or sophie.ayland@specsavers.com.

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