Assistant Manager NEW STORE

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1353824384-2
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Pavers LTD
  • Location: Sussex
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Retail & Consumer Products, Health and Safety
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Are you an experienced Assistant Store Manager or Supervisor with a friendly customer centric style, looking for your next challenge?

Do you pride yourself in hitting your sales targets while motivating and developing a team that s more like family?

Do you want to work for a growing profitable business with family values & green credentials, where you can make a difference?

We are looking for a driven individual with a passion for excellent customer service, who is ready for a new challenge, keen to learn and develop and can support a fun and welcoming environment to work and shop in!

We are third generation family owned and even though we continue to grow, the values and culture ring true, even stronger than ever. In our busy stores, no two days will be the same and the days will fly by quickly with no opportunities to get bored with plenty of opportunity to have fun at work!

We are looking for an Assistant Manager to join our NEW store team at Findon Garden Centre in Worthing which is opening this July. This position is offered as a permanent, full time 37.5 hours over 5 days per week contract.

Pay, Hours & Benefits for our Assistant Manager

£24,862.50 per annum.

  • Generous Staff Discount scheme, some of which can be shared with your family and friends!
  • Holiday Entitlement which increases with service.
  • Company Contribution Pension, Discretionary Annual Bonus Scheme & Death in Service benefit.
  • Access to the Pavers Foundation: an employee-led grant application and charitable giving scheme
  • Access to the Pavers Academy: providing career pathways to support our colleagues through online learning, face to face courses, apprenticeship, professional qualifications, and mentoring programmes
  • Access to wellbeing and financial support through RetailTRUST

Day to Day responsibilities as our Assistant Manager

  • Work closely with the Store Manager to ensure that company targets, KPI s, goals and standards are achieved. You will assist in the prioritisation and organisation of store activity to maximise sales
  • Working alongside the Store Manager to lead your team in creating a customer first culture, giving genuine, honest, and knowledgeable advice on our products, giving the best customer service and experience possible
  • Motivate and develop yourself and your team to achieve and exceed KPI s and reach your full potential
  • Be self-aware, being able to question, learn, and take responsibility for yourself and the performance of your store alongside the Store Manager
  • Live and breathe Pavers DNA, always leading by example

About Us

We are a successful, highly profitable, family run business which has been trading for over 50 years. We have over 190 stores across the UK and Ireland and own the Jones Bootmaker and Herring Shoes brands.

We always try and do the right thing by our people and in 2021 were recognised as one of the Top 10 Retailers in the country by Best Companies.

In 2021 we became the first major retailer to achieve Carbon Neutral status and since 2018 we have donated over £2.2m to the Pavers Foundation, providing grants for important causes in the areas of health, education, and community.

We provide great jobs in a supportive family environment for our people. We know that without our colleagues there is no business, and so the better we look after you, the better service you will provide our customers.

If this sounds like the kind of business you d like to join, we d love to hear from you - please apply today for the role of Assistant Manager!