My client is a chain of opticians who have a very strong growth plan in place with expansion through organic growth and acquisition; it is due to this expansion that they are now recruiting for an Optical Practice Manager in the West Nottingham area.
Optical Practice Manager
This is a full time opportunity for a Practice Manager to join this busy and very popular group in strong footfall areas. They require an experienced Optical manager looking to drive the business forward of this small team and practice located in a very busy high street location with strong footfall. The practice has 1 test room and currently testing 3 to 2 days a week, with hearing and contact lens clinics regularly. The practice has 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 ideally have previous of working as an Optical Manager or they will consider a Senior Optical Assistant looking for their next move in to management. 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 emphasis on managing expectations of the team and succession planning.
Compensation for the Optical Practice Manager
For this role my client is offering a competitive basic salary of up to £20,000 + a strong bonus potential up to £2,000 per annum. You will work 5 days out 6, 9-5:00pm with NO Sunday’s at present. You will be entitled to 28 days’ holiday plus more benefits to discuss.
The company are renowned for their progression / succession planning for their team and as such they are a popular choice for the ambitious professional.
To apply for this fantastic opportunity:
– Call Lisa 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 07964 760 563