Store Manager Designate

  • British Heart Foundation
  • Full Time
  • Ipswich
British Heart Foundation

Job Description

We are looking for a driven and passionate Store Manager Designate to join our team covering stores across the Eastern region.
You will regularly travel across the region, providing cover where required and getting involved with new store openings. You will receive full Store Manager training and we will then look to appoint you in an existing store or a new store opening.
If you are an experienced Assistant Manager or Store Manager looking for a new challenge then apply today. We'd love to hear from you.
About Us

At the British Heart Foundation, we are focused on the urgent need to fund more research into heart and circulatory diseases like heart diseases, stroke, vascular dementia and the conditions that cause them, to find answers fit for 21st century challenges. We are independent, have more than fifty years of breakthroughs under our belts and we won’t stop until we beat heartbreak forever.

We are leaders in the retail sector and we couldn’t do it without our people who run a seamless operation, get a kick out of finding brilliant products, and delivering a first-rate customer service.

Ultimately everything we do comes back to saving lives so if you want a career with a fast-paced, omni-channel retailer that also makes a difference, join the British Heart Foundation as a Store Manager Designate today.

About the roleOur Store Manager Designates lead by example - making bold decisions and taking action if things are not working. You will have the passion and leadership skills to motivate the team of staff and volunteers within the region that you’re covering, encouraging them to bring new ideas and to build their knowledge of the BHF.

Great customer service is essential to maximise income as is the sourcing and merchandising of products. You will also have knowledge and interest in omni-channel and ecommerce platforms.

You will cover stores across East Anglia working closely with your Area Manager, Regional Support Manager and store colleagues and volunteers. You will gain insight in to different store across the region and will be actively involved in new store openings.

You will receive full Store Manager training and we will then look to appoint you in an existing store or a new store opening once a position becomes available.

About you

You’ll be an experienced retail Store or Assistant Manager who is confident working in a fast paced environment. Motivated by the knowledge your hard work will make a life-saving difference, you’ll be proactive, driven and commercially aware.

You will be willing to travel to a variety of stores locally until appointed in to a store. In return you’ll be rewarded with autonomy in role and a competitive salary, benefits and a supportive culture that encourages a healthy work life balance with opportunities to progress.

Why join the BHF?We invest heavily in the development of our retail colleagues because they’re the people behind our success in the sector. We value, nurture and reward our talent and are proud to offer a welcoming and supportive working environment. We also offer competitive salaries, 33 days paid holiday including bank holidays and other sector leading benefits.

This position is for 35 hours and includes weekends

How to apply

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. You will be redirected to the BHF career page. Our process involves completing an application form & submitting your CV.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Our recruitment process requires that successful candidates are asked to consent to a Basic criminal records check and any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory basic DBS check.

Here at the British Heart Foundation we celebrate diversity and make inclusion part of what we do every day. Diversity and Inclusion forms a main pillar in our People Experience Strategy and we drive our strategy through our diversity and inclusion leaders group Kaleidoscope. Our aim is for all of our colleagues and volunteers to bring their true self to work, so we can beat heartbreak for everyone. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on [email protected].
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