Retail Manager

We're currently recruiting a dedicated Retail Manager to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Defence on a full time basis, contracted to 37.5 hours per week.

As a Retail Manager, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • To help with the cost of living crisis, Compass will be providing a free meal or equivalent Subsidy while working
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

Could you bring your spark to Defence? Here's what you need to know before applying:

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • To promote a safety culture and ensure your team are aware
  • To ensure the Retail team are engaged and managed effectively to achieve their performance targets and the ESS Way Management promises are delivered
  • To ensure the Compass Service Framework policies, procedures and controlled documents are up to date and implemented correctly in your area including HSE & One Best Way service procedures
  • To ensure stock levels, promotions, waste, and merchandising are managed
  • To manage the retail labour, equipment & resources budget
  • Complete HR procedures for the team
  • To manage and maintain all planograms in line with company procedures
  • To complete rotas & timesheets (Ourtime) ensuring labour is scheduled to maximise sales opportunities
  • Complete Mid Term and End of Year Reviews with Retail Staff
  • Attending weekly Huddle and weekly Team Chats with all Retail Staff
  • To manage the team in line with company procedures
  • To conduct customer journeys and quality audits
  • To ensure all banking & daily safe reconciliations are completed in line with company procedures and be responsible for the care & security of all company & client property, cash, stock & equipment within the retail area
  • To role model the ESS Way behaviours at all times
  • To ensure all company, client & legal requirements, processes, and procedures are implemented effectively

Retail Manager - Costcutter RAFWaddington

£28.344 per annum / 37.5 hours per week

Our ideal Retail Manager will:
  • Proven multi outlet Management experience within Retail sector
  • Great Communication skills
  • Good understanding and passion of Retail trends
  • The ability to build and lead an effective team
  • Standards and quality driven management style
  • Results orientated and motivated to achieve measurable results
  • Sound knowledge of Food Hygiene & Health and Safety
  • Motivated by a passion for quality, targets and great service delivery and proven at driving unit P Bit.
  • Financial and commercial acumen
  • Computer literate
  • Minimum 5 years high street Retail Experience (F&B) Strong proven line management experience

About Us

Part of Compass Group UK&I, ESS is the Defence, Government, and Energy services sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland. We support 250+ UK military establishments, high profile police, secure environments and government sites, along with a range of onshore and offshore facilities including platforms, drilling rigs, floatels and offices for the energy sector. We know that a friendly face makes all the difference, so we look for people who are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, at all levels, to join our teams.

Job Reference: com/1110/95075001/52599461/ONE

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!

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