Area Manager (Trading)

West Midlands Region
£24,590 - £31,660 per annum
06 Jun 2018
20 Jun 2018
Management, Retail, Sales
Contract Type
Full Time

Sense are currently looking for a permanent Area Manager to join our Sense Trading team, working 37.5 hours per week, full time.

Area Manager (Trading)
Ref: 42655
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time
Location: West Midlands
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £24,590 - £31,660 per annum

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity where you will be responsible for the maximisation of sales and profit of Sense Shops within the West Midlands, Worcestershire, Staffordshire and Cheshire East. You will do this by developing and promoting the area, including opening new shops and updating operational systems and management practices.

As our Area Manager, you will line manage Shop Managers, Assistant Shop Managers and Shop Assistants. You will lead in the effective generation and control of stock within the area to ensure each shop achieves its full sales potential. In addition to this, you will play a leading part in the setting of realistic yearly area budgets.

A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.

About you 

It would be fantastic if you have project and multi-site retail experience. However, it is essential that you have experience of managing budgets and accounts within a commercial or charity retail environment. You will already have good communication and presentation skills with the ability to effectively lead teams of staff and volunteers. 

About us

Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Closing date: Wednesday 20 June 2018
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to the Sense website where you can download the information pack and complete the application process. 

We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio more information can be found on our website.

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

No agencies please.