Retail Manager - Reading, Berkshire

Competitive plus benefits
11 Jun 2019
09 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Retail Manager - Reading, Berkshire Role summaryRetail Manager


Location: Reading

Salary: Competitive basic dependent on experience

Working hours: Full time 37.5 hours

Experience level: Must have optical and managerial experience 


The key to a glittering retail career?  Clear vision.


Specsavers has been going from strength to strength, ever since the business started back in 1984. We strive for the highest clinical standards – and believe that the customer should be at the heart of everything we do. We also recognise that our people are critical to our past and future success – so we do everything we can to make sure they get the experience and career they’re looking for: from outstanding training and a personal development plan, to excellent benefits and unstinting support. The business has nearly 1,500 stores across 12 countries – and is still growing. We want you to be part of this outstanding success story.


As Retail Manager in Reading, you’ll be the force driving our store's progress, setting standards, inspiring staff and leading by example. For close to 30 years, Specsavers has become the UK’s number one provider of professional eyecare. We know this achievement is 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?


Reporting to the Store Manager, 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 HR 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 optical industry as an Retail 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.


This role will be focused on customer relations, making sure the store is delivering the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Being part of the Reading store, you will be supported in your career development.


For more information or to apply, please contact Gemma Keat at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 01566 770 124 or gemma.keat@specsavers.com 


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