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Area Manager- South London & Kent

  • Location:
    Kent
  • Salary:
    Competitive
  • Date Posted:
    14 May 2019

Do you currently manage a high-turnover, multi-site retail area? Do you thrive on working in a fast paced business and have FMCG experience? Are you looking to progress your career and make a real difference to a great business? Then a career as an Area Manager with B&M Retail, may be the opportunity for you!

We are looking for an established retail Area Manager, who can bring outstanding leadership, energy and drive to develop our stores and their performance. You will be responsible for multiple locations across the South of London & Kent area and must be able to demonstrate a track record of success at area level.

The Responsibilities in the role include:
  • Consistently motivating Store Managers to exceed Store KPI's
  • Drive great store standards and excellent customer service
  • Operate and deliver processes that ensure the area meets all legal requirements
  • Protect and safeguard Company assets through policy and procedure controls
  • Inspire and enthuse healthy competition amongst the retail team
  • Create succession and talent across all levels to meet future business needs
  • React quickly to change, to meet and exceed business needs
  • Maintain and reduce costs across the area
  • Promote commerciality within the Area Team
  • Create a simple and straightforward Area culture
  • Consistently improve the SM’s capabilities through coaching and development
The ideal candidate will be a successful multi-site manager and will also be:
  • Commercially aware, you will be targeted on the financial performance of your region, managing KPI's and compliance of your stores
  • An inspirational and motivational leader who can communicate well across all levels of the business
  • A great role model who can add value on a day to day basis to your teams 
  • Able to clearly identify operational issues and work with a team to rectify at pace
  • Agile, able to successfully multi-task
  • Passionate about our brand and store environment
  • Excited by the challenges that retail throws at you every day!
Why B&M?

B&M might be one of the fastest growing variety retailers in the UK, but that hasn't come without hard work and dedication. From its first store in Lancashire, B&M has grown to over 600 stores nationally and employs over 25,000 colleagues.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the B&M team! You will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package; you will receive an excellent basic salary, plus fantastic bonus, laptop, mobile phone and company car.

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a fast paced, expanding retailer who offers the freedom to lead and be commercial, apply today!