Retail Area Manager Midlands

  • €35000 - €50000
  • : Grocery, Retail
  • €35000 - €50000
  • : Longford, Roscommon
  • : Full Time
  • : Posted 2 weeks ago

Retail Area Manager Midlands

Excel recruitment are looking to recruit an Area Manager for a large group of  grocery sites in the Midlands area. This is an exciting job for a Retail Manager with a proven track record in achieving results.

This job is an ideal opportunity for a Senior Store Manager to move up into an Area Manager job.

  • Based in midlands this job involves developing and driving store sales through using your grocery management expertise. Candidates for this role must have significant retail management experience gained in a progressive Supermarket or Convenience store format and ideally multi – site experience.
  • The area manager manages the business, and customer relationships, within a defined region or customer base. 
  • He / She is required to maximize the business potential of the area, and to contribute to overall corporate objectives.

The Responsibilities of this Area Manager job include:

  • Expanding the range of Product in Store though Category management principles
  • Develop relationship with each store to increase sales
  • Maintain costs within allocated budgets, through good time management, resources management, and the most effective call pattern for each store
  • Ensure excellent customer service through friendly, accurate field communication and good administration practices
  • Provide accurate and relevant information on competitor activity and other trade field information to the line Manager
  • Ensure the correct product mix in each store thus ensuring maximum profitability
  • Ensure the profitability of stores by providing retailers with advice on all aspects of store management
  • Ensure our stores comply with all legislation by providing training and ‘best practice’ advice
  • Sales and profit targets against budget and agreed monthly targets
  • Accurate and complete administration

Key Skills/Experience required for this Area Manager job include:

The personnel specification for such an individual will include:

  • Significant Fresh food management experience, preferably both multiple and symbol.
  • Will have acquired considerable knowledge of all supermarket operations.
  • Will have been responsible for, and delivered, store profitability.
  • Will be numerate.
  • Will have experience of setting and achieving budgetary targets
  • Will have significant experience of managing people, preferably at a middle management level.
  • Will probably stand out in a crowd, and have achieved significant goals in a personal or work environment.
  • Will demonstrate the ability to think strategically, as well as operationally.
  • Planning and Organization
  • Prioritizing stock management
  • Experience a highly customer-focused environment
  • First class communication skills
  • People management
  • Minimum of 3-4 years Management experience in Convenience/Supermarket environment

To apply please submit your CV to Nikki Murran via the link below or email it to                                 

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