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Area Manager - Home Store

Dunstable, Watford
Salary Details:
£38,480 pa + benefits + car
Hours Per Week:
26 May 2022
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The opportunity
 About Us
 When it comes to retail, we are leaders in the sector.  Our home stores are a firm fixture on UK high streets with  customers shopping with us to buy their beds, sofas, chairs and electrical goods.  We’re not just one of the UK’s leading charity retailers but one of the UK leading retailers, full stop.

A career with us will allow your entrepreneurial spirit to flourish and will provide you with plenty of leadership opportunities. What’s more, you’ll have a job that makes a difference as every day your time, energy and skills are helping fund life- saving research.

About the role

Our Area Managers lead by example - making bold decisions and taking action if things are not working.

You'll lead a team of store managers to deliver sales and profit targets for BHF Retail. The successful Area Manager will achieve this through building an effective team of leaders and instilling a culture of high performance supported by clear objectives and inclusive working practices.
Overseeing around 6 home stores, you will have the passion and leadership skills to motivate a team of store managers, paid colleagues and volunteers, recognising their potential and developing succession plans. 
You'll work with your Regional Manager and fellow areas managers across both fascias, to take appropriate measures to meet volunteer recruitment and retention levels in every store on your area. As an influential leader you`ll play a key role by inspiring and motivating your store teams to ensure the strategic aims of the BHF are met. 
This role will cover Banbury, Dunstable, Edgware, Hemel Hempstead, Northampton & Watford

About you

You’ll be an experienced Area Manager/ Multi Site Manager who is confident working in a fast paced environment .You will ideally come from a large, fast paced retailer and have excellent entrepreneurial skills and a successful track record. Motivated by the knowledge your hard work will make a life -saving difference, you’ll be proactive, driven and commercially aware. In return you’ll be rewarded with autonomy in role and a supportive culture that encourages your professional development.

Why join the BHF?

We invest heavily in the development of our Area Managers because they’re the people behind our success in the sector. We value, nurture and reward our talent and are proud to offer a welcoming and supportive working environment. We also offer competitive salaries, sector leading benefits package and a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance with opportunities to progress.

This position is for 35 hours and includes some weekend working.

Interview process
To apply for this role please use the apply button below. You will be redirected to the BHF career pageOur process involves completing an application form & submitting your CV. 

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

As part of our commitment to be an inclusive employer, and ensure fairness and consistency in selecting the best candidate for this role, the BHF will use anonymous CV software as part of the application journey.

We celebrate diversity and make inclusion part of what we do every day. It sits at the heart of our People Experience. Our aim is for all of our colleagues and volunteers to bring their true self to work. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us here

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