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Are you an Area Manager looking for a new challenge in an expanding business? Are you results driven, have a passion for retail and thrive on working in a fast paced environment? If so, a career as an Area Manager with B&M Retail may be the next opportunity for you!

We are currently looking for an Area Manager with a strong commercial background who can bring outstanding leadership, energy and drive to develop our stores and their performance. As an Area Manager, you will inspire and motivate your teams and will be given the autonomy to implement and drive new ideas to improve sales, service and standards, in the stores in your area!

This role has responsibility for multiple locations across South London & Kent, so you must be based in this area and already have a track record of successfully managing high turnover, multi-site retail locations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Driving great store standards and excellent customer service
  • Motivating Store Managers to exceed Store KPIs
  • Inspire and enthuse healthy competition among the team
  • Consistently improve the Store Manager capabilities through coaching and development
  • 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 team and a simple/straightforward area culture
  • Operate and deliver processes that ensure the area meets all legal requirements
  • Protect and safeguard Company assets through policy and procedure controls

The ideal candidate will be an experienced & successful multi-site manager and will also be:

  • Commercially aware - you will be targeted on the financial performance of your region, managing KPIs 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 and react to change quickly
  • 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 28,000 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!