Area Manager St Albans

We have a great opportunity for a talented Area Retail Manager to join our Operations Field Team supporting approximately 7-8 Morrison Branded Commission Operated network of Forecourt Convenience Stores in St Albans and the surrounding area.

We make no apology for wanting to be the best independent Forecourt retailer in the country. We will never compromise on our forecourt and shop standards thus ensuring that each and every-time our customers visits one of our sites they receive the full effect of our ‘Retail is Detail’ experience. Like any other business, standards on their own will not maximise our opportunity to achieve the highest profitable turnover at each site, we need enthusiastic, passionate, and driven Area Manager’s to do this by motivating, coaching and guiding our network of Franchisees to achieve both our own company targets but also their own business goals.

The right applicant will have a track record in either food retail and or forecourt multi-site management who is looking for their next step in their career path, or someone who has already got Area Management experience but is looking for a new changeling environment to enhance their current skills and continue to develop their career.

What are your roles key tasks and responsibilities:

  • To ensure your area of sites are consistently performing in line with company standards and those of our brand partners including passing their auditing processes
  • Responsibility for driving the shop sales and site profitability
  • To prioritise compliance issues sufficiently to ensure essential Legal compliance and ensure all store follow company procedures.
  • To identify business opportunities on potential new stores and existing store developments.
  • Analyse overall sales, audits, performance and customer service standards and performance and identify potential for improvement.
  • Responsible for the successful opening and operation of a new or re-furbished store in the Area.
  • To ensure sufficient control reporting is used to deliver performance improvements.
  • Prioritize your time to meet the varying requirements of each store and operator on your area.
  • Complete business reviews with the operators in your area and assist them in identifying risk and potential within their business.
  • Liaise between various company departments to ensure consistent store operational standards and presentation.

What you need to have to successfully complete the role:

  • A Level educated or equivalent combined with at least two years store retail management experience.
  • Attention to detail and a strong focus on customer service
  • Strong customer focus – able to see what the customer can see
  • An enabling leadership style – able to develop and mentor others and lead by example
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work smart
  • Ability to analyse a problem and implement the best possible solution
  • Drive, motivation and willingness to challenge yourself and others
  • Flexibility and availability to meet the demands expected from an open all hour’s business

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Car
  • 25 days annual holiday (in addition to your 8 paid bank holiday days)
  • A contributory pension scheme with matching rates.
  • Simplyhealth – Cashback Dental and Optician Health plans
  • Employee Health & Wellbeing support

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Rontec is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Rontec

Job Category: Field Based
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: St Albans

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