Store Manager - Convenience

Location Truro
Discipline: Management & Executive
Job type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: From £25,000 - £30,000 per annum doe
Contact name: Rebecca Richardson

Contact email:
Start date: Immediate start available

​​If you are an skilled convenience store/food retail manager we want to hear from you. My client, one of the top convenience stores in Cornwall are seeking a Store Manager to run their site on the Roseland Peninsular. As the Store Manager you will plan, manage, control and review the operation of the convenience store ensuring excellent customer service.

You will be expected to maximise sales, minimise cost, set excellent shop standards including stock control and ordering, adherence to food safety and H&S legislation, and to motivate and engage your team in the running of the store. You will ensure the store is clean, safe and tidy at all times, with adequate product availability for the appropriate time of the day.

This is a permanent full time role working 5 out of 7 days per week, and is paying from £25,000 to £30,000 doe.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities Include

  • Manage the duty manager rota to drive productivity.

  • Manage sales floor space well to maximise returns.

  • Set high standards and expectations with a team of 12 - 15 staff, and coach them on what great standards look like.

  • Ensure all ready to trade checklists are completed.

  • Coach and develop the team with technical and behavioural skills.

  • Lead the H&S agenda ensuring we are safe and legal at all times.

  • Keep all costs at the appropriate level.

About You

  • A “can do” attitude.

  • Skilled planner and organiser.

  • Proactive and flexible.

  • Skilled delegator with the ability to find and develop talent.

  • Influence others with a positive approach to overcoming barriers.

  • Communicate confidently and effectively through a variety of methods.

  • Naturally enthusiastic and energetic with the ability to deliver effective solution.

  • Must have own transport.

If this sounds like the next role for you do not hesitate to get in touch.

Smith and Reed Recruitment embraces diversity, equality and inclusion and aim to promote the benefits of diversity in all our business activities. Smith and Reed will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual’s “protected characteristic” under the Equality Act 2010 (the Act) which are age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. All candidates will be assessed solely on their ability to carry out the job in question based on skills, experience, and qualifications.