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  • Store Manager - Suffolk & Cambridgeshire

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Branch, Store & Showroom
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: Generous + Benefits
  • Hours of work: 39 hours Mon-Sun
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Job reference: 14637

Job Description

Wickes is an exciting, fast paced, changing environment.  The range of services we offer our customers makes us a great place to work and  grow. So if you’re passionate about your people and delivering exceptional service to your customers and have held the position of store manager within a large format store then please read on!


The Role: Store Manager 


The role of Store Manager within Wickes is essential - this means the potential is high, as is the opportunity for growth. We expect that you’ll already be a great leader with a proven track record of bringing your team along with you, you'll be great at managing your workload and you’ll have the safety of others (including yourself!) at the forefront of your mind. You’ll be customer centric,  making sure each and every customer has a great shopping experience with us and that you’ll come to work with a winning mindset.


You…


We’re looking for people that are passionate about their teams and their development and want to be the best they can be on a day to day basis, be that working with a customer to understand what they need or coaching a colleague to help them grow in their role. We want you to build and develop authentic working relationships with people you meet, in whatever context, make considered decisions that will often challenge thinking, be brave and always be at your best, whatever the situation. We need people who, like us, take real pride in what they do.


Here’s a brief snapshot of what you’ll be doing…..


  • Organising your teams,  right people in place at the right time

  • Working with your  team, to achieve the targets, motivate colleagues and serve customers

  • Encouraging a one team approach and leading by example, this is what makes Wickes a great place to work

  • Serving our customers, ensuring they get the right products for their needs - promotions are up to date, that stock is available

  • Being part of a team that thinks and practises safety at all times


What are we looking for:


  • We do want people who have worked in a retail environment before as a store manager - we’re not worried about what product!

  • A can do spirit is essential in retail so this is a non negotiable for us!

  • We want candidates who understand the financial side of business - previous KPI exposure and working to targets is a must

  • We also want people who know how to recruit great team members - you spot potential and are able to work with individuals to bring that out


What you’ll get….


  • A Competitive salary and monthly bonus

  • 20% Discount

  • 25 days holiday

  • Group wide colleague discounts

  • Discount for more than 1000 retailers with Travis Perkins Reward Gateway

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Salary Exchange benefits

  • Share incentive

  • Pension scheme

  • Development opportunities within a diverse organisation


Travis Perkins plc are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20+ leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide and have over 28,000 colleagues.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If matching your ambition to our culture is an exciting prospect, there's never been a better time to join us. And if, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of perks on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business


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