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Assistant Manager

Inspired Selections
Closing date
26 Dec 2022

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Job Role
Optical Management
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Full Time
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This large, well established and well-known multiple optician are now looking for an Assistant Manager to join their team in one of their practices in the Basildon area. You will be joining a large team, in a professional yet clinical environment. This opportunity will be working full time – 9am to 5:30 including one weekend day.

Competitive salary depending on experience – up to £24,000
Competitive bonus – (Approx £2,000/3,000 per annum)
Progression opportunities
Hours – 9:00-5:30 inclusive of one weekend day
New and improved practice with a fresh look

Responsibilities of the Assistant Manager

The main duties of this role will be to manage, control and keep a handle on the shopfloor staff. This includes training & development, identifying areas of improvement; creating individual plans and targets and implementing these to overcome such areas.
You will make sure the shopfloor team are seeing to patients, answering phones and completing their daily duties.
You will have previous people management experience as you will be managing a team of 20-30 staff
A strong optical knowledge is also required as you will be dispensing regularly as part of the role, leading the team by example.
You will also be able to cover the practice when the Practice Manager is absent and take on additional responsibilities temporarily.

Requirements of the Assistant Manager

You will ideally have previous management experience and will need a minimum of 2 years’ experience in optics ideally as Assistant Manager/ Practice Manager level.
You will be a confident leader and be able to delegate, train staff and be on hand to keep control of the shopfloor.
You will be a friendly, yet professional person who is able to work with and lead a team, whilst also create relationships and be on your team’s level.
You will have previous optical experience and be competent in all dispensing as well as having a wide range of frames and lens knowledge.

Compensation for the Assistant Manager

For your efforts a competitive salary of up to £24,000 is on offer as well as a rewarding bonus scheme that can look to earn you up to an additional £2,000-3,000 per annum.
Other benefits include progression opportunities to develop your career.

This is an excellent opportunity for a quality driven candidate who wishes to work within a stable pleasant environment.

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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