Do you want to join a fast paced, forward thinking and expanding organisation, then look no further! We are looking for exceptional individuals used to working to challenging Key Performance Indicator's and managing store financials to join as Store Manager at Guernsey Airpiort. Looking after a team of circa 8, you will play an active role in the store's day to day operations. This is a fantastic opportunity to join this established and busy store.
What you'll do
The best store managers take real pride in running outstanding stores, thinking of them as their own. Determined to turn every customer's visit into a great experience, you'll lead your team in upholding the highest standards, as you drive sales and manage costs in line with strict KPIs. This approach will help you meet the challenges you'll face in this fast-paced, often demanding environment. There are security considerations and landlord relationships to nurture, plus regular communications with suppliers too. There's also the employee lifecycle to think about, from recruitment and training onwards. You'll take charge of your team's development, ensuring they're ready to give great service. If you thrive on responsibility, you'll love life at WHSmith.
What's in it for you
You've got tried and tested skills. Here, you can use them to the full. We'll trust you to get things done and to use your initiative. Bring us new, innovative thinking and you could really see your career take off! You can expect some fab rewards, including 25 days holiday, generous staff discount, annual performance related bonus, pension and much more! We make sure that there's plenty of support available. One way we do this is through our Retail Academy which helps managers learn and progress.
Who we're looking for
Experienced and entrepreneurial , you're a skilled retail manager - in your element when inspiring a team. You lead by example, rolling your sleeves up and helping out on the shop floor. With this approach, you'll win the respect of staff at every level, getting the best from each individual and encouraging them to develop. Commercially sharp, you know that putting customers first is key to meeting targets and budgets, and you'll take full responsibility for P&L. If you set high standards and are highly driven you'll go far at WHSmith!
You may know we operate on the high street, in rail and bus stations, airports, hospitals, universities and workplaces. But did you know we've been around since 1792 and have over 14,000 employees across the globe and have consistently outperformed other major retailers over the past ten years? We con tinue to grow by putting our customers first and have a strong culture of innovation and entrepreneurialism.
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