This client are one of the most recognisable opticians in the UK being established for over 80 years with nearly 200 practices and still growing. They are now looking for an Optical Practice Manager to join one of their busy practices in the Cambridgeshire area You will be working with a small team and you will be expected to provide excellent customer service while working towards targets and offering any support to fellow colleagues.
Optical Practice Manager
This is a full-time opportunity for a Practice Manager to join this very popular high street group. They require an experienced practice manager to drive the business forward with this small team and practice located in a very busy off high street location with strong footfall. This 3 test room practice runs roughly 2-3 sight test clinincs a week with additional contact lens and hearing clinics. The practice has a very good reputation in the local area for service and product range and is now looking for someone who feels they can take up the challenge to take the practice to the next level in terms of customer service and the retail side.
Responsibilities of the Optical Practice Manager
You will have previous or present experience of working in a managerial role and used to the optical environment. You will be managing the day to day operations with emphasis on the business side of things. You will be a manager first and a dispenser secondly, as the role requires you to take responsibility of recruitment needs /staffing levels including rotas, forward planning and driving the targets and KPI’s to maximise efficiency of the team performance.
Requirements of the Optical Practice Manager
Optical experience is essential for this role with an outgoing and bubbly disposition as well as excellent communication skills and a foresight to recognise an opportunity. You will also have strong communication skills to converse with both clients and colleagues alike. Ideally, you will have an understanding of KPIs and managing goals and targets. Finally, you will be responsible for recruitment and staff appraisals with an emphasis on managing expectations of the team and succession planning.
Compensation for the Optical Practice Manager
On offer for the right person is a competitive salary of up to £24,000
A Managerial Bonus Scheme is also included
As well as tihs you will also have the opportunity to further your career.
You will have 28 days holiday.
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 www.inspiredselections.co.uk
– SMS your Name and Availability for a call to 07537417722