We are renowned amongst retailers and caterers throughout the North, as the region’s foremost independent Cash and Carry, and proud owner of one of the country’s fastest growing symbol groups.
We are looking for an individual with proven business and commercial acumen, to be influential in implementing our exciting strategy. Ideally, you will have experience within the wholesale cash and carry industry or strong retail/supermarket management experience.
Working on a rota basis and occasional unsocial hours, this role is not for the feint hearted. You will be part of the Depot Senior Management Team, reporting into the GM, ensuring that your depot and team provide exceptional customer service, the highest levels of availability and achieve sales growth targets. You will be accountable for the day to day running of the depot, carrying out daily floor inspections and prioritising and delegating tasks.
With your team, you will
- Deliver excellent, best in class customer service and have the ability to talk to customers with ease
- Manage the depot space to ensure fill levels are maximised and promotions are effectively displayed
- Demand and maintain the highest standards of stock replenishment and availability
- Communicate with your team at the depot and liaise effectively with Head Office Buyers to ensure delivery deadlines are met and stock files are maintained
- Provide compliance to due diligence checks, legal requirements and Company policies
To be a success you will
- Be of a strong character who can lead by example
- Develop, encourage and lead large teams to provide best in class depot standards within a complex business environment
- Not be frightened to challenge the status quo – quickly identify problems, develop fixes and strategies for improvement and then have the courage of your convictions to implement the necessary changes
- Have the experience of managing people at all levels and are not afraid to hold difficult conversations when necessary
- Have excellent communication skills and be confident when facing challenging situations
- Demonstrate and provide an excellent working knowledge of the retail / wholesale channel
- Be commercially savvy, with a capability to maximise the financial performance of the depot
- Hold full UK driving licence
If you are passionate about making a success of everything you do, looking to develop your career and possess the above-mentioned skills then what's stopping you applying?