Sainsbury's Argos (part of Sainsbury's Group Plc)

Trading Manager (Secondment 9 Months) - Basildon Pipps Hill

Our Trading Managers are all about inspiring excellence, in their teams and their stores. Motivating them to deliver great, personalised service to our customers, helping us to become one of the nation’s top choices for shopping, every day.

Join us as a Trading Manager, and you’ll be part of a leadership team that collaborates to deliver consistently brilliant performance and standards. You’ll help to drive pace and efficiency, whilst providing a safe, inclusive environment for our colleagues and customers. You’ll be positive, ready to embrace change and new ways of thinking, and maintain consistently brilliant standards and operations.

In this role you’ll be a brand ambassador, who champions, listens and embraces new ideas. By leading an energised, winning team, you’ll empower and support colleagues to make the right decisions for our customers so that we can we can be our best for them.

You’ll have retail management experience and clear leadership ability, with great commercial awareness. You’ll be able to comfortably use technology as part of your role, and use your strong prioritisation and planning skills to deliver targets and meet customer and colleague needs. You’ll need to be an inspirational and engaging communicator, able to deliver feedback or challenging conversations, and manage performance fairly and consistently.

As part of the Sainsbury’s group, the career possibilities here are unparalleled, meaning that we can help you to drive your development in line with your own aspirations.

What’s in it for you?

Holiday entitlements starting at 22 days per year (increasing with service)
Share save scheme
Annual discretionary bonus
Staff discount (Sainsbury’s, Argos and Habitat stores)
Company pension scheme

We know that candidates may be put off applying for a job unless they can tick every box. While we can’t always accommodate every flexible working request, we do support part-time and job share roles so are happy to be asked how we can work around your availability. So if you are excited about working with us and think you can do much of what we are looking for but aren’t sure if you are 100% there yet… why not apply and see how it goes?

Here at Sainsbury’s Argos we’re a proud equal opportunities employer that values diversity at every level of our business. Inclusion and Diversity are fundamental to our culture and values, fostering an innovative, collaborative and fast paced work environment that means we can build a better future for our colleagues and our customers. Everyone is welcome at Sainsbury’s Argos. Want to find out more? Then visit our Diversity & Inclusion page on our Careers site –