Assistant Store Manager - 39 hours
Full-time, £24,800 - £24,800
Salary: £24,800 - £24,800
Contracted Hours: 39
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: 1, Foldgate Lane, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1LS
Assistant Store Manager – Ludlow
Who are we?
We’re Pets at Home – if you’re someone who loves pets, you might know already know about our range of Pet Care Centres, Pets Grooming salons, and Vets for Pets practices around the UK. Our Pet Care Centres are community-focused pet care stores – where local people work with local pet owners and help local pets.
What’s the role?
Reporting to the Store Manager, you will be a vital member of the store management team. You will be a Duty Manager and take full responsibility for the store in the absence of the Deputy or Store Manager. You will be involved in absolutely everything of the store's running, such as recruitment, stock control and store standards. Your Store Manager will empower you to ensure that your team are maximising sales and performance across all primary KPI's. You will lead from the front with a hands-on approach. You will inspire your team, inject fun into the workplace and create a truly fantastic place to shop and work.
We will give you the training, skills, and knowledge to provide our customers with service that reflects our goals of being the 'Best Pet Care Business in the World'. You'll enjoy a competitive salary, opportunity to earn an annual bonus, as well as a comprehensive range of benefits.
Who are the team?
You will be joining a friendly and welcoming team of 10 including Mike, the Store Manager, and the recently appointed Deputy Store Manager who has progressed from the Assistant Store Manager role. Mike promotes progression within the store and encourages growth within the team, making it a journey towards personal and professional advancement. Nestled among villages with a nearby pub, hotel, garage and popular bakery, the location is perfect. The picturesque drive to the store through farms, with sheep and horses dotting the landscape adds a serene touch to the daily commute. The free on-site parking and conveniently located train station just a 10-15 minute away make transportation hassle-free.
Who are we looking for?
• Experienced in working within the retail sector with a minimum of 6 months hands-on supervisory/management experience.
• Flexible. Due to the nature of working within a busy retail environment, we need you to have the ability to work a flexible shift pattern across 7 days a week.
• Passionate for retail and has a proven track record of delivering high standards and great results.
• A team player with excellent communication skills to engage and inspire your team.
• Ready to take on 6 months of industry-leading training covering all the key aspects of the role, handling and caring for Pets, Customer Service and Health and Safety.
Our culture is friendly and inclusive. Each one of our teams is unique because we welcome everyone, and everyone can be themselves. If you share our belief that together 'we're better with pets', we'd like to hear from you, whatever your background or circumstances.
We reward and recognise our managers in ways that matter to them. Our benefits reflect our support of your mental, emotional, and financial wellbeing, both now and in the future. Here are some of our benefits which may be available to you:
• Annual bonus
• at least 28* days paid annual leave, which will rise to 33* days after 2 years (*this includes 8 bank holidays and will be pro-rata calculated on your contracted hours)
• Extra day off for your birthday
• Life Assurance - 4 times your annual salary
• Company pension contribution of 4%
• Colleague discount of 20% across the Group (Pets at Home, Pets Grooming, Vets for Pets), including 30% off on own brand
Please note that we reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date due to the large volume of applications that we may receive. It’s important that our team can manage application levels whilst offering a positive candidate experience. If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply now to avoid the disappointment of this happening. Thank you.
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Organisation: Pets at Home
Date Posted: 05-12-2023
Expiry Date: 06-01-2024