CarpetRight

Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager - Flexible Working Available

Recruiter
CarpetRight
Location
Orpington (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£16,800 - £24,000 OTE
Posted
08 May 2019
Closes
08 Jun 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Although this is a full-time role, we are open to discussing work arrangements that help you to balance work with your commitments outside of work. 

We’d also love to hear from anyone who’s done this sort of thing before and is thinking of returning to work following a career break or similar.  We’re happy to talk about what support you might need/we could offer to help you return to this sort of role.

As one of our Deputy Managers you’d be responsible for deputising in the Store Manager’s absence along with making sure our customers enjoy a simple, hassle-free shopping experience with us and come back time after time.

A key role within the Store leadership team, you will effectively lead and support the store team in achieving all targets by focusing on the effective management of sales, costs, operations, service, communications as well as developing colleagues within the store.

No day will be the same, you could be advising on what product is best suited to our customer’s needs, arranging finance or dealing with measurements, to looking after store stock levels, presentation and promotions.  Always ensuring you put the customer at the heart of everything you do.

Carpetright is the award-winning carpet, flooring and beds specialist, offering a fantastic range of products that are guaranteed high quality along with a great service. With over 500 stores, we are recognised as Europe’s largest and leading flooring retailer.

The two most important things to us are our Customers and our Colleagues; these are what have made us the market leader in what we do. If you are passionate, friendly and have bags of energy you’ll fit right in.

Flooring and Beds is what we know best and we’ll pass that knowledge on so you are equipped with the tools to become a success - the sky is the limit!

  • Previous experience in a consultative retail environment is advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Managing targets, setting goals
  • Enthusiasm to drive our business forward and personally succeed
  • Outstanding leadership, coaching and people management skills
  • Ability to create a relaxed, fun and enjoyable shopping atmosphere and experience
  • A real passion for service and customers along with an eye for design
  • Computer literacy

In return for your hard work and commitment you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and commission (salary and OTE is up to £27K). As well as the usual things like holiday (28 days) and pension schemes, we offer fantastic additional benefits, which include:

  • Enhanced maternity & paternity schemes
  • Colleague discount scheme on our products
  • Discount portal for access to offers outside our business
  • Free uniform
  • Comprehensive product training with ongoing updates
  • Save as you earn scheme
  • Opportunity for career progression

Although this is a full-time role, we are open to discussing work arrangements that help you to balance work with your commitments outside of work. 

We’d also love to hear from anyone who’s done this sort of thing before and is thinking of returning to work following a career break or similar.  We’re happy to talk about what support you might need/we could offer to help you return to this sort of role.

Please apply below with(CV/covering letter)

 

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