Location
Devon
Job Function
Area/ Field Management
Salary Details
£39,000 - £41,657 per annum
Contracted Hours Per Week
35
Careers Site Advertising End Date
28 May 2024

About The Role

Job Title: Regional Retail Manager
Job Location: Devon, Cornwall, and Somerset
 Salary: £39,000 - £41,657 per annum
Hours: 35 per week
Contract Type: Permanent

 
Are you a Retail or Service Management professional with experience of managing multi-site activity? Would you like to utilise your skills to make a real difference to people in crisis?

Are you ready to take on the role of a Regional Retail Manager? You'll be responsible for increasing sales and profits by developing and achieving a dynamic business plan for your region. You will focus on achieving targets , with routine performance appraisals. Your responsibilities will include making crucial business decisions, offering guidance on trading opportunities, and skilfully managing risks to ensure consistent income and profit growth. Could you collaborate closely with retail cluster managers and shop managers to effectively implement the regional strategy and ensure your success?

"I'm not delivering to a profit target to enhance someone's personal wealth. I'm making a real, visible contribution to supporting the work of my chosen charity" - Joanne, Regional Retail Manager
 

A day in the life of a Regional Retail Manager will involve:
  • Being liable for driving income growth and controlling expenditure to achieve net profit objectives.
  • Directing a team of Cluster and Shop Managers, enabling them to deliver regional strategy,  implementing robust support structures enabling them to meet their own targets.
  • Exploring further added value trading opportunities and support your teams to implement ideas.
  • Managing vehicle logistics and stock movement across the region.
  • Leading on programmes to grow the quality, quantity and diversity of the retail volunteer base in the area.
To be a successful Regional Retail Manager, you’ll need:
  • Retail or service management experience at Area Management level or higher.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills for building relationships with stakeholders,  and supporting staff well-being.
  • Track record in developing and achieving business strategies using data-driven decision-making.
  • Excellent organisational skills, adept at managing multiple projects, and IT proficient (Microsoft Office & Zoom).
  • Full driving license required for a hybrid office and site-based role (car provided).
The closing date for applications is 23.59 on the of 28th May 2024. Please note, we reserve the right to close applications early, given high volume.

In return for your dedication and expertise, you’ll get:
  • Holidays: 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) + option to buy 5 extra days.
  • Pension scheme: Up to 6% contributory pension.
  • Flexible working: We do our best to accommodate your preferred work style.
  • Learning & Development: Wide range of career opportunities + comprehensive learning. 
  • Discounts: Access to Blue Light Discount Card and employee benefits platform. 
  • Wellbeing Assistance: Access to mental health and wellbeing assistance.
  • Team Working: Champion our mission in a collaborative team.
  • Cycle2Work: Lease a bicycle through the scheme.
  • Season ticket loan: Interest-free loan for commuting expenses.
 
At The British Red Cross, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff and volunteers. We remain dedicated to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. We do this through regular data reporting, and the assistance of our internal Race and Equality Network (REEN), LGBT+ Network, our Disability and Wellness Network (DAWN), Gender Network, Carers Network and Youth Network. 

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