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Assistant Store Manager

Job Title: Assistant Store Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: SDX/TP/RF4382/SU
Job Published: February 10, 2020 13:56

Job Description

Assistant Store Manager
Job Introduction
We are looking to recruit a commercially focussed Assistant Store Manager to oversee a Simply Fresh store and Self-Service Café Bar in the hub at Coventry University.

This is a vibrant and busy environment offering good levels of footfall and public facing services. With good experience within the retail sector and a passion for excellent customer experience, you will partner with the marketing team to implement a dynamic offer and drive the business to ensure an efficient student retail journey and profitable business.


Role Responsibility
Lead the store management of a Simpy Fresh outlet, ensuring effective marketing of convenience products and an engaging customer journey
Oversee the delivery of service and food quality for a Self-Service Café Bar, ensuring food products and beverages are prepared and presented to a high quality and service is efficient and customer focused
Engage, develop and manage teams to ensure rotas are covered and is training provided to ensure teams are inspired to deliver great customer service
Maintain cleanliness and hygiene, complying with company policies and procedures
All equipment, fixtures and fittings are maintained and are safe for use
Cash is strictly controlled, all staff adhere to the Cash Handling Policy
Stock is strictly controlled maintained in line with company policies and delegation of authority procedures
Marketing through various means, maximising selling opportunities, and patronage and customer loyalty
Have a thorough understanding and regularly review the department’s compliance with licensing requirements
The Ideal Candidate
What’s essential:

Experience in retail services
Good IT skills
Demonstrates customer service skills
Strong Communication skills
Experience in working within a safety culture
Where we can be flexible:

Familiar with Sodexo Policies and procedures
Health and safety qualification
Personal License holder
Package Description
As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life for our employees, Sodexo offers a Flexible Benefits Scheme, allowing you to tailor a reward package to suit your needs but includes a technology scheme, private dental insurance, travel insurance, gym membership, Gourmet card, private medical insurance and the ability to purchase or sell annual leave. We also have a Sodexo Discount scheme, which offers employees and their friends and family the opportunity to benefit from over 1,200 discounts from top retailers both online and in-store.

About the Company
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.