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Area Manager

Ref code: EYM99099286
£40000 Flexible/Hybrid working
Loughborough, Leicestershire, England
Hybrid Working

Job Title - Area Manager (Midlands)
Contract - Full Time, Permanent
Salary - £40,000 + Car Allowance + Fuel Card
Location: Midlands Region / Hybrid Opportunity

SF Recruitment are currently working with a well-established UK based Retail company to recruit for an experienced Area Manager to join them on a full time, permanent basis.

You will be responsible for managing the smooth business operations of a hand full of small UK based sites located in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. This will include visiting each site at least 1-2 times per month, with the remainder of your role having flexibility of hybrid/remote working.

A company car and fuel card will be provided, however, living within one of the areas listed above would be highly advantageous.

As an Area Manager, your daily responsibilities will include the below:
- Preparing for monthly audit meetings/reports.
- Compliance management.
- Stakeholder and supplier engagement.
- Contract Management - Review specifications on behalf of the company.
- Stock management - managing lead times and product lifecycle.
- Ensuring each site achieves sales budget/target agreements.
- Review monthly P&L reports and operating systems to identify areas of improvement, maintain profitable areas and minimise future business risks.
- Employee Management and Engagement - providing upskilling, training and managerial support and advice.
- Facilities and equipment management - including waste management.
- Prepare procurement and performance reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
- Quality control.
- Managing and ensuring adherence to all Health and Safety rules and regulations.

The successful Area Manager will have previous experience managing a successful portfolio of stores/sites, and have a proven track record of improving and maintaining service and performance levels.

You will also need to have had experience in:
- Building strong business relationships with your senior leadership teams and maintain clear and effective communication to achieve set business objectives together.
- Responsible for handling, investigating and resolving any onsite issues relating to Health and Safety, Employee Performance or Customer Complaints.
- Carrying out competitor market research to understand current and upcoming sales trends.
- Report directly into the Operations Director and work closely alongside Finance, Operations and HR.
- Retail industry experience would be highly advantageous but not essential.

To apply for the 'Area Manager' opportunity you must be currently living in the UK, and hold a Full UK Driving Licence.

If you believe you meet the above required experience, please click 'Apply Now' with a copy of your updated CV.

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Emma Maloney
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