General Manager

Lower Earley, Reading
Competitive Salary
07 Jun 2018
05 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is Ireland’s fastest growing forecourt retailer and have a significant presence in the UK with over 100 service stations and employing over 1,200 colleagues. In addition, on the International marketplace their estate now stretches as far as the USA with a number of service stations in Long Island.

From fuel to food they offer their customers a wide range of good value products and services, through the highest standards of customer service. They grow their business through partnerships with global brands, in particular Burger King, Costa, Subway and Greggs.

This role is based at their fantastic new site which is the centre of attention in Lower Earley.

As General Manager, you will take overall responsibility for delivering brand standards at all times and ensuring that the store is operated in line with all company standards, policies and procedures.

With an awareness of all legislation in relation to the store, particularly Health & Safety and underage sales, you will take control of stocktaking procedures, investigating variances where needed and completing rolling stock take each month. Demonstrating excellent customer service and product knowledge, you must ensure merchandising and presentation of entire is at the highest standard at all times and relevant signage is in place at all times.

They are looking for a highly ambitious and driven individual who has a convenience background and significant management experience.  Trustworthy and ethical in your approach, you will have a strong customer focus and a genuine passion and commitment for driving the business forward. Skilled in managing the conflicting demands of your staff, your customers and the business, you will have confidence and the knowledge to act and make appropriate decisions, which fall in line with company policy and processes. An effective communicator who has excellent numerical skills, you will be flexible and open to change and have high compliance and service focus.

The occasional overnight stay for meetings and training will also be required.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email