Operations Manager

Travis Perkins plc
London (South)
£Competitive + Benefits
11 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Wickes is an exciting, fast paced, changing environment. The range of services we offer our customers makes us a great place to work and grow. So if you’re passionate about retail and have held a position of Supervisor, Assistant or Deputy Manager then please read on You…. We’re looking for people that truly love others and want to be the best they can be on a day to day basis, be that working with a customer to understand what they need or coaching a colleague to help them grow in their role. We want you to build and develop authentic working relationships with people you meet, in whatever context, make considered decisions that will often challenge thinking, be brave and always be at your best, whatever the situation. We need people who, like us, take real pride in what they do. The role of Operations Manager is new for Wickes - this means the potential is high, as is the opportunity for growth. We expect that you’ll already show great leadership ability, be great at managing your workload, you’ll have the safety of others (including yourself) at the forefront of your mind, you’ll be customer centric, making sure each and every customer has a great shopping experience with us and that you’ll come to work with a winning mindset. Here’s a brief snapshot of what you’ll be doing… Organising your teams, right people in place at the right time Working with your team, to achieve the targets, motivate colleagues and serve customers Encouraging a one team approach and leading by example, this is what makes Wickes a great place to work Serving our customers, ensuring they get the right products for their needs - promotions are up to date, that stock is available Being part of a team that thinks and practises safety at all times Supporting the Store Manager and your colleagues, where necessary We will, of course, provide a full role profile prior to interview What are we looking for: We do want people who have worked in a retail environment before - we’re not worried about what product A can do spirit is essential in retail so this is a non negotiable for us We want candidates who understand the financial side of business - previous KPI exposure and working to targets is a must We also want people who know how to recruit great team members - you spot potential and are able to work with individuals to bring that out What you’ll get…. A Competitive salary and monthly bonus 20% Discount 25 days holiday Group wide colleague discounts Discount for more than 1000 retailers with Travis Perkins Reward Gateway Childcare vouchers Salary Exchange benefits Share incentive Pension scheme Development opportunities within a diverse organisation This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66812358