General manager

Posted: 2 May 2018
Location: Thetford, Norfolk
Company: Thetford Garden Centre

Thetford Garden Centre is a long-established independent family business, continually evolving and striving for impeccable retail standards.

A strong, enthusiastic and experienced General Manager is required to manage all aspects of the day-to-day running of the store with a primary focus on achieving sales targets and motivating the large team.

Applicants must have experience in retail and personnel management, have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills and know how to get the best from a team.

Key responsibilities:

  • To drive the sales and profitability of the business, overseeing the trading performance and taking immediate action where necessary to achieve targets
  • To manage the retail team to achieve targets, managing individuals performance to achieve KPIs
  • To promote the companies values and brand ensuring set retailing standards are maintained at all times
  • To lead by example and foster an honest and open environment to ensure a positive, motivated culture
  • To work with the management team to regularly analyse stock & sales to identify underperformance and improvement opportunities
  • To understand in depth the complexities of each department, including a very busy restaurant, to ensure effective management at all times

42 hours per week to include bank holidays and alternate weekends with a set day off in the week

Competitive salary, 28 days holiday, pension scheme, staff discount.

Contact: Lucy Nixon