Store Manager - Relief Cover

Store Manager - Relief Cover

Store Manager - Relief Cover

Permanent, Full Time

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Store Manager - Relief Cover
Employment Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Closing Date
£28000 - 32000

Searching for your next adventure? Looking to join a growing company with great prospects? Then come and join one of the UK’s largest outdoor retailers as aStore Manager – Relief Cover.

Please note this role is 40 hours per week and will involve covering multiple locations within the North region. This role would suit a candidate living in North-West England with rail, road and airport links to Scotland and the Lake District.

As part of the Outdoor and Cycle Concepts group, Cotswold Outdoor is joined by Runners Need and Snow + Rock to support outdoor enthusiasts by providing excellent customer service and a range of products from world leading brands, all whilst promoting and encouraging sustainability!

How will you make an impact?

As a Relief Store Manager you’ll work across the region and deliver a memorable retail experience by:

  • Covering the role of a Store Manager on an interim basis wherever required in the region, adapting your leadership style and approach to individual store situations and circumstances to effectively lead, coach and develop teams
  • Supporting the Regional Manager by organising the temporary redeployment of colleagues across stores in the region to fill gaps and ensure adequate coverage
  • Acting as an ambassador for the region, retail team and O&CC, embedding the HEART customer engagement model to ensure stores underpin activity with a customer-first approach
  • When acting as Store Manager, ensuring that stores adhere to company operational, health and safety and people policies and procedures
  • Continuously raising the bar for store teams by identifying and recruiting talent, supporting with investigations, disciplinaries and grievances, and contributing to the development of store expertise across the region
  • Delivering consistently high retail standards across the region (exterior, shop floor and ‘outback’)
  • Actively supporting and demonstrating the company vision, mission and values

You’ll fit right in if you:

  • Proven track record working as a Store Manager or large store Assistant Store Manager in a service-added retail environment
  • Flexibility to work at stores throughout the region as and when required
  • Strong strategic and commercial acumen within a sales focused/retail environment
  • Ability to earn trust, build rapport and provide leadership within short timescales
  • High levels of organisation with a proactive approach
  • PC literate (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

What’s in it for you?

Colleagues make a company, so we believe in offering a total reward package that’s more than just base salary. As part of the O&CC team you’ll receive:

  • Base salary of £26,000 – £32,000 per annum
  • Bonus of up to £1,250 per annum
  • 40-60% discount across our range of products
  • 33 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Access to Perkbox, allowing you to save money all year round. Whether it’s supermarket savings or days out, the daily coffee or a summer holiday – there’s something to suit everyone’s lifestyle
  • Critical Illness cover
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance

But there’s more, for a full list of what we offer here at O&CC check out our brochure here.

Applications from all genders and backgrounds are encouraged.

O&CC aims to be an inclusive employer, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background leads to a better organisation for our employees and customers, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that leverage diversity, allowing us all to flourish and keep our business growing.

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