Deputy Store Manager

  • BP - UK Retail Careers
  • Harlow, UK
  • 04 Dec, 2019
Full Time Retail

Job Description

What is it like to work for BP?

We can promise a market leading training program that supports an inclusive team environment. A greater work life balance than other retailers and bigger opportunities to promote from within. So, a management position with BP could be your first step to a long-term career within the retail industry and us. We thrive to create a great working environment and our fantastic retention levels at senior management level speaks volumes.

While a lot of high street retailers face decline and uncertainly BP is in growth mode. Our partnership with M&S and investment in new technology such as Chargemaster, the market leading electric vehicle charging provider, sets us apart from our competitors. We are much more than just a forecourt.

As a Deputy Store Manager, you'll be managing all aspects of the fresh food operation within our BP Marks and Spencer Simply Food store and Wild Bean Cafe. We want to be honest about all our management roles- they are fast-paced roles where you need the ability to influence, multiply task, motivate and support your team. You will spend the majority of your time on your feet, it is a hands-on management role where you will lead by example.

Key duties:

  • To run the store in the absence of the Retail Store Manager
  • Support with key operational tasks, reconciliation of cash loss, producing staffing rotas, attendance reports, stock taking, support with store audits
  • Supporting in investigations and recruitment
  • Assist the Retail Store Manager in all aspects of HR procedures in store, such as Payroll
  • To implement as required all BP initiatives at store level
  • To maximise product availability, optimising stock management and replenishment process
  • Maintaining book stock accuracy using pre-defined processes
  • To take receipt of deliveries and associated paperwork
  • Dealing with customer enquiries
  • Wild Bean accountabilities: the running of, stock, food hygiene, food waste etc.
  • Ensure that the store operates safely and legally in accordance with Company HSSE, Food Safety and Compliance policies and procedures
  • Motivate and support your team
  • To ensure safety in your team and promote our Safety culture- BIZ (Believe in Zero)
  • To assist the Retail Store Manger to lead, coach and develop members of your team
  • Communicating any key business updates and incentives to the team

The person

We want people that are passionate and can work in a fast-paced environment, we want people that can think on their feet. We want people that can influence and bring fun to the working week. We want people that can support their colleagues and work as one team. We want people our customers will love. Supervisory experience is essential, and you will need to have demonstrable retail experience - preferably within food retail although not essential.

What You'll Get in Return

  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Company pension scheme
  • Save as you earn scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Staff discount

And much more.

You will be working in an exciting, transforming environment with the potential to develop your skills for a career that fits with your own ambitions. You will also be rewarded with a competitive salary which will be dependent on experience and the location of the store you are applying. You will be part of a company that value you as an individual.

What next?

If progression, stability and great training is what you are looking for, apply to us now we are waiting to hear from you! Come and fuel your career.