Store Manager Designate in London

The Groom Room at Pets at Home is looking for Apprentice Groomers to join our quickly expending Groom Room business.

Job description

Store Manager Designate - 39 Hours - Old Kent Road - 39 hours
Full-time, £39,000 - £44,000

Ref: 23529

Salary: £39,000 - £44,000

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Cantium Retail Park, Old Kent Road, London, Greater London, SE1 5BA


Store Manager Designate – Old Kent Road
Who are we? 
We’re Pets at Home – if you’re someone who loves pets, you might know already know about our range of Pet Care Centres, Pets Grooming salons, and Vets for Pets practices around the UK. Our Pet Care Centres are community-focused pet care stores – where local people work with local pet owners and help local pets.  
What’s the role? 
As a Store Manager Designate, you will report to the Area Manager, and you will be working in one of several stores within the local area. You will empower the teams you are working with to maximise sales and performance across all major KPI’s.  You will inspire your team, inject fun into the workplace and create a truly fantastic place to shop and work. A Designate role is a great way to experience working with different teams and different sized stores to develop your skills as a Store Manager.  When recruiting for Store Manager Designates, we intend that you’ll complete a few months in a Designate role but that you will eventually take responsibility for your own store.
We will give you the training, skills, and knowledge to provide our customers with service that reflects our goals of being the 'Best Pet Care Business in the World'. You'll enjoy a competitive salary, opportunity to earn an annual bonus, as well as a comprehensive range of benefits.
Who are we looking for? 
•    Experienced in working within the retail sector with a minimum of 2 years of hands-on management experience in managing a team of at least 10 people. Ideally, you’ll have experience in a similar, fast-paced environment.
•    Flexible. Due to the nature of working within a busy retail environment, we need you to have the ability to work a flexible shift pattern across 7 days a week.
•    Passionate for retail and has a proven track record of delivering high standards and great results.
•    A team player with excellent communication skills to engage and inspire your team.
•    Ready to take on 6 months of industry-leading training covering all the key aspects of the role, handling and caring for Pets, Customer Service and Health and Safety.
Your Benefits 
We reward and recognise our managers in ways that matter to them. Our benefits reflect our support of your mental, emotional, and financial wellbeing, both now and in the future. Here are some of our benefits which may be available to you:
•    Annual bonus 
•    at least 28* days paid annual leave, which will rise to 33* days after 2 years (*this includes 8 bank holidays and will be pro-rata calculated on your contracted hours)
•    Extra day off for your birthday
•    Life Assurance - 4 times your annual salary
•    Company pension contribution of 4% 
•    Colleague discount of 20% across the Group (Pets at Home, Pets Grooming, Vets for Pets), including 30% off on own brand
Please note that we reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date due to the large volume of applications that we may receive. It’s important that our team can manage application levels whilst offering a positive candidate experience. If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply now to avoid the disappointment of this happening.

“Pets just see people. They aren’t biased and they don’t discriminate. We take our inspiration from pets, and we value and respect difference in all its forms. Our aim is to reflect the diversity of the communities we operate in, and every colleague can help us achieve this. We encourage our people to be themselves so even if your skills and experience don’t perfectly align, if you think you can make a unique contribution through your values and behaviours, we want to hear from you!”

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Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 12-01-2024

Expiry Date: 13-02-2024

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
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Profession type
Customer Service
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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