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Head of Food Retail/General Manager

£45000 - £50000


North East




Job Description

Head of Food Retail/General Manager - Unique Opportunity

Sheffield- Up To £50k

This is a rare opportunity and a dream job!


It offers a unique chance to work in the heritage sector and with high end artisan food and a genuinely fantastic culture / work life balance.

Our client is globally recognised within heritage, with a reputation for delivering exceptional product quality, superb customer service and locally sourced product in a breath taking environment. This is a unique opportunity for a well-established food general manager to take on a dream role with a growing business that offers both job satisfaction and a work life balance. There is a reason that this is replacing a retiring candidate with over 3 decades of service.

So what does the role as General Manager involve?

  • You will have full accountability for the P&L in your area, providing support and guidance to your managers to maximise the profit and opportunities for the business.

  • Develop and maintain all routines alongside Shop Manager appertaining to the shop and warehouse operations. Delivering exceptional customer service, product availability and shop-keeping standards

  • Managing the performance of your team to deliver the highest brand standards and customer service in a fast paced environment, delivering operational excellence in everything you do both externally and internally.

  • Ensuring that compliance procedures are followed by Developing and maintain all appropriate Risk Assessments and Safety Skills training, and ensure full farm shop/team adherence.

  • Supporting the development of e-commerce ranges, and the provision of content for the website. Work alongside the Shop Manager and the Buying and Development Manager to develop the proposition into a profitable business unit

  • You will be a passionate people manager, analytical in their approach and calm under pressure.

  • Working closely with key stakeholders in the business to implement new and creative solutions to drive performance.

What qualities will you need to be successful?

  • Must have proven experience within food retail at Manager level or above

  • Experience of product sourcing and dealing with local suppliers

  • Track record of improving productivity whilst not compromising on customer service

  • You will have managed the P&L of an area and driven a team to success.

If you are interested but don't have an up to date CV, please get in touch today for a conversation…this is an opportunity not to be missed!

Everyone who applies will get a response!


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