Assistant Manager

17 Oct 2019
13 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently working with a well established family run independent who are now looking for an experienced Assistant Manager within optics to join their close-knit team. This practice is well known for their reputation and boast excellent customer service and are located in a quaint town outside the Reading area.

Very high end, modern practice with all the latest equipment, 3 clinic practice with a team around of around 16 strong all experienced, work well together and support each other daily.

Due to growth this opticians are now looking for a confident, assertive assistant manager with leadership or management experience to help support the team. On offer a competitive package, sociable hours as well the opportunity to work in a relaxed high end and modern independent.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Manager

You will be able to confidently and competently dispense to all levels, pre-screen and contact lens teach.
A key part of this role is to work efficiently as part of a team, to support and manage the team offering any help and advice when needed.
You will report directly to the Practice Manager and directors of the business
Driving the team towards hitting targets – in both customer service and productivity
My client prides themselves of their image they have built over the past 25 years and are therefore looking for passionate, enthusiastic individuals looking for a long term career to grow alongside the practice.

Requirements of the Assistant Manager

Passionate about managing
Hungry to learn
Self- motivated
Comfortable with conflict
Decisive and determined to deliver
Requires excellence from the team
Welcomes feedback
Working 5 days 8:30-17:30 on weekdays and 9:00-17:00 on Saturdays (No Sundays or Bank holidays)

Ideal qualities

· Ensures excellent customer experiences
· Maximises sales opportunities
· Controls costs
· Maintains brand standards

· Focuses on results
· Creative problem solver
· Flexible and creative planner
· Prioritises activity

· Focuses team on customers and results
· Celebrates successes
· Challenges underperformers
· Supports, involves and engages a balanced team
· Develops team to deliver standards and results

Compensation for the Assistant Manager

For your efforts there is a very rewarding and competitive salary on offer of up to £25,000 + a rewarding bonus scheme along with other benefits.
Sociable hours and flexibility on weekends.

What happens next?

Once you have applied, one of the experienced team at Inspired Selections will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail.
They will also go over your previous experience from your CV and your current situation to make sure you have the relevant experience and match what the client is looking for.
Once this has been discussed leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.

To apply for this new and rare opportunity:

– Call Chris at Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999
– Upload your C.V to
– SMS your Name and Availability for a call to 07537417722


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