Assistant Manager - New Retail Concept - Urban Express in London, South East England, UK

Employer: SSP

Location: London, South East England, UK


Salary: £22,000 - £24,000 per annum

The Company

SSP are the 'Food Travel Experts'. We are the leading dedicated operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide. We have a long heritage in food and travel, with over 60 years experience in the industry. All our operations feature a mix of food and beverage brands tailored specifically for each location. SSP employs c 35,000 staff across 30 countries, and serves millions of customers every week.

The Role

We have recently opened a brand new retail concept at London Bridge - the gorgeous Urban Express!

We are currently looking for an ambitious and commercially focused assistant manager to help run our new concept high-end retail brand in London Bridge Station.

You will work closely with the Store Manager to manage the daily store operations and be responsible for delivering operational and financial results, with very high standards of customer service.

You will therefore be responsible for motivating and developing your team of approx 12 staff recruiting, training and managing performance to deliver these results. It's a great opportunity to use your business management skills with the advantage of having the support of a worldwide organisation.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who loves a challenge and has great attention to detail as you will be working with new SSP suppliers to deliver an innovative and unique shopping experience for our customers.

The Details

To be successful in this role, you will need:

* Strong management experience within a branded retail environment, preferably food retail store experience with set standards and with high volume experience
* Set operational procedures so will have examples of good audits and/or mystery shopper results
* experience of managing a team of at least 12 people and have examples of motivating and developing your people, managing their performance where necessary and improving individual and overall team performance.
* Previous cash handling experience, and experience of being a key holder and therefore in a position of trust

The Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer a salary of up to £24k with incentive/bonus schemes of up to 15% of your annual salary, superb learning/development and career progression opportunities, ongoing support from head office functions, discounts, plus many other benefits.

Required Skills:

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