Area Manager


Category: Retail
Job Type: Full Time

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Making sure a group of Lidl stores operate efficiently and generate maximum turnover is a big, big responsibility, so we make no apology for being highly selective in choosing the right person.

We are looking for “up-for-it”, “ahead-of-the-game”, “do-it-better” retail professionals who have gained proven experience since graduating and who can develop the role. Experience, though, doesn’t mean you’ve seen it all before and that you can do the job standing on your head. It means you’ve learned the value of fresh ideas and have developed a passion for people management. It’s about strategic-thinking, bar-raising, problem-solving managers who can inspire everyone to be high achievers. If you’ve got it, you’ll get loads back, fast-tracked with a great package and every opportunity to develop your management abilities in a visible role with a keep-it-simple, fast-growing, retail-changing business.

Your Tasks

  • Drive sales through ensuring exceptional store standards
  • Implement all new store procedures and sales initiatives
  • Optimise availability
  • Build relationships to ensure smooth and efficient operation of the business
  • Monitor and control operational costs
  • Recruit the best possible people for your stores
  • Develop staff to achieve their full potential

Your Profile

  • You have or expect to attain a minimum of a 2.1 degree in any discipline, or a minimum of three years management experience
  • Excellent communication, planning, organisation and analytical skills
  • A full clean driving licence
  • Organised, flexible, motivated and a hard-working leader
  • Previous experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Strong interest in developing a career in retail

We Offer

  • Starting salary of  €65,000 rising up to €96,000
  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • Company pension after 6 months
  • Private employee medical insurance
  • Initial training and on-going development from an experienced team member
  • An exciting and diversified job
  • A fully expensed company car
  • Fast-track career opportunities

Lidl

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