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Delivery Manager - Leicester Fosse Park

Employer
NEXT
Location
Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary
£23,892
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Sector
Retail, Senior Management, Project Management
Hours
Full Time
Flexibility
Set hours
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

JOB DESCRIPTION

SHIFTS YOU ARE APPLYING FOR: 33hrs p/w; Mon 13:00 - 20:00; Tue 08:00 - 14:30; Thu 13:00 - 20:00; Fri 07:30 - 15:30; Sat 08:00 - 15:00

To be a successful Delivery Manager, you will lead and inspire your team to prioritise outstanding stock processing, stockroom organisation and achieve performance targets. Every day will be varied, fast paced, challenging but ultimately rewarding. People are at the heart of what we do so your experience in leading, coaching and motivating a high performing team will be crucial to your success. You can count on us to invest in your personal development from day one.

About the Role:

First and foremost the priority in our stores is the safety of our team and our customers. All team members must work safely, according to our guidelines, at all times.

To be a successful Delivery Manager you will:

  • Manage a team to deliver outstanding stock processing and stockroom organisation in an environment which is commercial, operationally efficient, safe and where performance targets are achieved
  • Demonstrate a hands-on approach for all operational activities by working alongside the team, supporting the sales floors and store management team when needed
  • Create an atmosphere where supporting, motivating and inspiring your team to be at their best is at the core of everything you do
  • Ensure smooth running of the stockroom processes by continuously improving, identifying and solving problems – driving the highest stockroom and stock processing standards
  • Always strive to ensure our beautifully presented stock is available to our customers as soon as possible

We’ll offer amazing benefits (see list further below)

About You:

  • You are passionate about our customers, our people and our products. This passion and energetic approach to work inspires and motivate others, creating a great working atmosphere and team spirit
  • A team player who works at their best in a results driven, fast paced and challenging environment. You have the ability to adapt to change quickly, bringing the rest of the team on board with the new objectives
  • A great communicator and can work naturally with people at all levels. You stay calm and approachable even under pressure - always realistic with your expectations of others
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to problem solve, make sound business decisions, confidently challenge processes and generate innovative ideas to take the business forward
  • Confident when dealing with people issues
  • An effective multi tasker who can plan, organise and prioritise your workload
  • Experience in working to productivity related performance targets is desirable but not essential

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment.  

This role is not one we would typically consider for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route due to, for example, the relevant Home Office requirements on skills level, not being met. Candidates are therefore encouraged to consider their own right to work options without Next sponsorship

What’s Next

Press the apply button now to start your application. Once you have applied for the job, we will initially consider your skills and experience based on your application. If you match our criteria we will be in touch to arrange a Telephone or Video Interview to find out more about your job history and more about you as a person. The next stage would be an in store assessment.

In order to apply for this position you must not have had an unsuccessful application for a similar role in 6 months

ABOUT US

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

ABOUT SOME OF OUR BENEFITS

  • Fantastic rewards for doing a great job and achieving great results 
  • 25% off a huge selection of Next, Lipsy and Victoria's Secret products
  • 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty
  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 75% off a generous (optional) working wardrobe allowance to buy clothes to wear for work  
  • Early VIP access to sale stock
  • Hot deals and exclusive offers from over 3,500 retailers through Perks at Work
  • Access to fantastic discounts at our Staff Shops
  • Access a 24/7 digital GP and other free health and wellbeing services
  • Life assurance
  • You can register for a discounted health plan for you and your family

 

We aim to support all candidates during the application process and are happy to provide workplace adjustments when necessary. Should you need support with your application due to a disability or long-term condition, feel free to get in touch with us by email [email protected] (please include 'Workplace Adjustments' in the subject line), or call us on 0116 429 8726 / 0044 116 429 8726 (line opening times are Monday to Thursday 9am - 5pm; Friday 9am - 4.45pm; Saturday 9am - 5pm & Sunday 9am - 4pm. Excludes bank holidays).

Company

NEXT is a British multinational clothing, footwear and home products retailer headquartered in Enderby, Leicestershire. It has around 700 stores, of which circa 500 are in the United Kingdom, and circa 200 across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Next is the largest clothing retailer by sales in the United Kingdom, having overtaken Marks & Spencer in early 2012 and 2014. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

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