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Toolstation - Assistant Store Manager - Slough 06 July 2018

Job Title/Position: Toolstation - Assistant Store Manager - Slough
Company: Toolstation   website
Toolstation Logo 200 Location: Slough
Closing Date: 31 December 2018

Contact Name: Emma Issitt
Telephone: 01278411258

Job Ref: 509908
Salary/Rate: Up to 20,000 + pension

Job Description:

Would you like to work for one of the UK's fastest growing companies and Which Retailer of the Year 2016 & 2017? We're on the lookout for great Assistant Store Managers just like you to join our ever-expanding team. A great customer experience is important to us; our service combined with availability of products encourages customer loyalty ensuring continued business. This means massive growth for us, with 40 new stores coming this year!

What you'll be doing
As an integral part of our Retail Operation you'll be working in a trade counter environment; supporting the Store Manager in managing all aspects of the store operation, from front end trade counter sales to warehousing, stock management and compliance. Acting as an inspirational leader, you'll inspire customer loyalty and coach your team to be the best that they can be. This isn't your average retail role, we serve customers, pick items from the warehouse and stock shelves. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter. But where we really differ is our service, we go above and beyond to make our customers happy. And you'll be at the forefront of this, building longstanding relationships and taking pride in doing a good job.

- Supporting, motivating and engaging the store team, creating a great place to work where everyday engagement is key
- Encouraging a positive mind-set and building a culture of feedback, praise and recognition
- Giving and receiving regular feedback, creating a fun working environment and making sure the store is a great place to work
- Engaging the team at all levels to create an environment where appropriate staff development takes place.
- Championing internal development programmes to support future business growth and succession Supporting the Store Manager in achieving and exceeding targets and ensuring that the store is successful and profitable, with a key focus on incremental sales growth
- Supporting the Store Manager in ensuring that the proper resource is planned in at all times to efficiently manage the business and its growth
- Working collaboratively across the area to share innovative ideas and best practice to improve footfall, sales and reduce controllable costs
- Managing the performance of the team in the absence of the Store Manager, through regular appraisals, training and development Helping drive operational efficiency to deliver top line results and profitability for store through management of store KPI's and analysis of P+L to reduce controllable costs
- Maintaining consistency and compliance of all operating procedures in store, including health & safety, security and stock integrity
- Coaching and developing the team to grow sales, ensuring appropriate training takes place regularly

What you'll bring
As an experienced manager or supervisor with a retail background, you'll inspire and motivate the team and set an example of great customer service and store standards; ensuring that the sales counter runs smoothly. Your can-do attitude and passion for retail shine through and are emulated by your team. Ideally, you'll have experience of working in a fast paced, high volume environment, although we welcome applications from varied retail backgrounds.

What we'll give to you
At Toolstation we're proud to offer great career development opportunities to our colleagues, with a strong culture of recognising and supporting talent and promoting colleagues from within. You'll be challenged in your role and our values are high; you'll be supported with tailored induction programmes, and ongoing management training courses to ensure your success with us. As part of the Travis Perkins group plc, Toolstation are able to offer great benefits to our employees; including colleague pension, provision of uniform, childcare vouchers, competitive rates of pay, discount on products across the Travis Perkins Group, company share save schemes and more!

How to apply
Caught your interest? Want to know more? Take a look at https://vacancies.toolstationjobs.com/site/applynow.cfm?Apply=New&Vacid=509908&mid=0

Our policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability.
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Thank you for the excellent presentation that you gave at Woodbury Park on Thursday morning. It was very interesting and thought-provoking for our Retail members. The feedback has been excellent.

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Martin Elliott. Chief Executive - Home Hardware.
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