Shop Manager

09 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Pets and people at the heart of what we do.

Do you have a business mind and a social heart?

Would you love to do a job that gives you an overwhelming feeling of satisfaction knowing that every day when you walk through the door you're contributing to a lifetime of wellbeing for every pet?

Are you looking for a new challenge and want to be a part of our amazing team?

Are you looking for a role where you will be able to utilise your retail skills to drive performance?

If so, PDSA has a great opportunity for you. As the UK's leading veterinary charity we exist to treat the sick and injured pets of people in need, and every member of our team is essential in fulfilling this mission

About the Role:

The great thing about this role is that you never know what stock is coming through the door, so we are looking for shop managers who have a real flair for retailing and can through their team of volunteers and employees drive sales by creating a commercial environment, meeting local needs to maximise profit.

Working in conjunction with the Area Retail Manager, Our Shop Managers are given the autonomy to drive sales and profits through leading great teams to attract and retain customers.

About You:

Our successful candidates will demonstrate a proven record in retailing with line manager responsibility. A flair for visual merchandising and an ability to utilise KPI's to drive performance will be crucial for the role. You will be self-motivated, organised, enjoy working with people, and thrive on the opportunity to run your own shop.

About your Induction:

Your first three weeks will be spent with one of our Perfect Start Managers at a shop location within the UK, where you will be taken through a comprehensive induction framework in order to set you up for success in your new role.

About PDSA:

We are the UK's leading veterinary charity with a national network of over 150 high street retail shops selling both donated and new goods. Our shops help support our 51 Pet Hospitals and over 380 Pet Practices, we strive to improve pets' lives - through prevention, education and treatment. Every year our dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets.

We believe that we work better together, so everyone from our vets, volunteers, shop teams and to our office support colleagues - we are driven in our dedication and passionate about pets. Join us and help improve the lives of every pet.

An Assessment Centre will be held on 28 July 2016.

The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should we receive sufficient candidates.

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