Assistant Manager

Zachary Daniels
Edinburgh, Midlothian
25000 - 30000
10 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Zachary Daniels is working in partnership with one of the UK's most successful food retail businesses that are recruiting for an Assistant Manager. We are recruiting for a retail leader who can work in our client's stores who are passionate about delivering fantastic customer service and play an essential part of our on-going success. As an Assistant Manager you will be able to demonstrate a track record of providing leadership, direction and ensuring brand standards remain high.

We're currently recruiting for a high performing Assistant Manager to join our clients store in Edinburgh. We need and want a background within a food environment/Supermarket for this role; in particular, a background in counters/fresh/bakery will be preferred.

You will develop and lead a team to consistently achieve the highest standards of customer service, food availability and presentation across a diverse food and counter range. As the Assistant Manager you must be focused on driving your team to deliver results at all times.

Key Requirements as an Assistant Manager

  • Motivate, lead, support and coach your team to bring out the best in those around you.
  • Work with the wider business for stock availability
  • Control costs and wastage
  • Set the team and day up to trade best selling fresh food items
  • Experience in managing a fast paced, complex retail store required
  • Ability to motivate and inspire our colleagues through a fast paced retail environment.
  • Be commercially aware to drive sales of best sellers
  • Strong analytical skills to review sales, review lines and engage with buying and merchandising to bring new ranges into your store
  • Provide excellent customer service to drive sales forward.
  • Understand your customer profile and deliver what they want and need

If you are working in a supermarket/food retail environment or can demonstrate a background in this sector we are keen to hear from you. You will be given a lot of autonomy

Our client can offer a great package, on going development, autonomy and freedom to manage yourself. They have a track record of developing people and the right person will carve a successful career in an expanding retail environment.


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