Store Manager

Posted 24 Apr 2023

TJ Morris Ltd

Workington (Sales / Business Development)

Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Sales / Business DevelopmentRecruiter Reference:SL/ST/SM4/A780/WORKINGTON/1603/JC
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:£44,310

Our Store Managers lead and manage their store to achieve overall store targets and deliver excellent service to our customers through developing a high-performing store team.

Store Managers are required to successfully complete the Store Management Induction within the first 6 weeks of starting. This is a comprehensive 6 week programme which is completed via our online learning platform. This means that:

  • The training is led by you
  • You are supported throughout by your Area Manager and the Training Team
  • Your induction is a blended approach with the majority of your learning being completed on the shop floor

On successful completion of your induction you will be enrolled onto your development pathway. This is delivered through workshops, which take place at our National Training Centre, Liverpool, as well as on-the-job personal development back at store. As an example, below are some of your first workshops:

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • People Confidence
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Leadership
  • Coaching

Accommodation at our National Training Centre

Accommodation is available onsite while attending training at our National Training Centre.

Rooms are single occupancy and include a double bed, ensuite shower facilities and television. 

Communal areas include kitchen and dining facilities as well as a lounge area.

  • £44,310
  • 5.6 weeks paid holiday per year including bank and public holiday allowance rising to 6.6 weeks upon 5 years' service
  • Invest: Grow with Us store management training programme
  • Contributable Company pension scheme
  • Staff uniform
  • 10% store discount
  • Access to social and sporting events

Employee benefits 

MyHB employee benefits platform with access to:

  • Retail and leisure discounts plus hundreds more 
  • Free Financial Advice 
  • Bank your savings into an ISA
  • 24/7 confidential counselling and advice line 
  • Low cost voluntary insured health plans
Job Overview
  • Deliver a healthy and safe environment for your store colleagues and customers
  • Work with your Area Manager to agree and set achievable performance and development goals for your team
  • Review and manage store team performance
  • Lead and manage recruitment and selection for your store team
  • Ensure your team is up-to-date on store ways of working, standards and compliance
  • Coach and support your management team to deliver on store priorities while delivering excellent store and compliance standards
  • Review and action store colleague development and performance plans
  • Conduct regular planning and reviews on store promotions and initiatives with your management team
  • Review sales performance and communicate and action store activities to maximise store space to promote our products
  • Work with your management team to solve problems that impact on store profitability
  • Maintain high merchandising standards
Minimum Criteria To Apply
  • Advanced experience of managing large retail teams in a fast-moving retail environment to achieve a high weekly sales target
  • Advanced experience of managing a varied range of retail categories
  • Demonstrate the following competencies:
    • Prioritise and organise work
    • Customer focus
    • Communicate and motivate others
    • Manage and lead teams
    • Make commercially astute decisions
    • Rapidly problem solve
    • Develop talent

For applications to be considered, applicants are required to have a complete and up-to-date Home Bargains Careers Centre profile and to respond to the job application questionnaire when prompted.

Applicants that are invited to attend a face-to-face interview must present original documentation demonstrating their eligibility to work in the UK, along with other specified documents.

Please note, as we expect to receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, you are advised to submit your fully completed application at the earliest opportunity, as the closing date may be brought forward.

About The Company

TJ Morris Limited trading as Home Bargains is a privately owned family run discount retailer selling top brands at the lowest possible price on the UK high street.

Having started 45 years ago in Liverpool our customers continue to be at the heart of everything we do and throughout our 580 stores we have over 5 million customers each week.

With plans to increase our store portfolio to 1,000 stores throughout the UK we are a fast-paced retailer opening 50 stores a year (nearly one every weekend) with a typical annual turnover of £3 - 5m per store - and we wouldn't have it any other way!

How to Apply

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