When it comes to retail, we are leaders in the sector. We have over 700 stores all over the UK, with ongoing expansion plans. Our home stores are a firm fixture on UK high streets and we're visited by over 30 million customers each year, who come to us to buy their beds, sofas, chairs and electrical goods. With profits of nearly £30m annually, we're not just one of the UK's leading charity retailers but one of the UK leading retailers, full stop.
A career with us will allow your entrepreneurial spirit to flourish and will provide you with plenty of leadership opportunities. What's more, you'll have a job that makes a difference as every day, your time, energy and skills are helping fund life- saving research.
About the role
Our Area Managers lead by example - making bold decisions and taking action if things are not working. Overseeing around 7 home stores, you will have the passion and leadership skills to motivate a team of store managers, paid staff and volunteers-encouraging them to bring new ideas and to build their knowledge of the BHF. You`ll be responsible for the achievement of required sales and profit targets as well as connecting with local businesses and the wider community to promote services such as CPR training and Health at Work. This will be achieved through building effective store teams, setting clear objectives and providing guidance. As an influential leader you`ll play a key role by inspiring and motivating your store teams to ensure the strategic aims of the BHF are met.
You'll be an experienced Area Manager/ Multi Site Manager who is confident working in a fast paced environment .You will ideally come from a large retailer and have excellent entrepreneurial skills with a successful track record. Motivated by the knowledge your hard work will make a life -saving difference, you'll be proactive, driven and commercially aware. In return you'll be rewarded with autonomy in role and a supportive culture that encourages your professional development.
Why join the BHF?
We invest heavily in the development of our Area Managers because they're the people behind our success in the sector. We value, nurture and reward our talent and are proud to offer a welcoming and supportive working environment. We also offer competitive salaries, sector leading benefits package and a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance with opportunities to progress.
This position is for 35 hours and includes weekends.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.