When it comes to retail, we are leaders in the sector. We have over 700 shops across the UK and ongoing expansion plans. We serve 30 million customers each year. Plus, we deliver annual profits of nearly £30 million - that fund pioneering research into heart and circulatory diseases. We couldn't do it without our people who run a seamless operation, get a kick out of finding brilliant products, and deliver a first rate customer service.
Ultimately everything we do comes back to saving lives so if you want a career with a fast paced retailer that also makes a difference, join the British Heart Foundation as a Store Manager Designate today.
About the role
As a Store Manager Designate for our growing number of Homestores you will be working in one of a number of stores in the area and eventuallyhave the responsibility of your own store.
This is a hands on role. Working in a busy store, you willbe leading your team on the shop floor and in the warehouse to generate stockand maximise profits. You will lead by example using your commercial andleadership skills to drive our stores forward while ensuring we deliverexcellent customer service at all times. You will support and motivate a teamof store staff and volunteers to maintain our high standards in store.
With exceptional communication and interpersonal skills youwill be able to adapt to your store quickly, using your organisational andplanning attributes to manage all the activities in the store from training to thefinancial and visual merchandising.
From working in a variety of stores you will gain exposureto different markets, layouts and turnover of stores before takingresponsibility of your own store.
You'll be an experienced retail store or assistant manager who is confident working in a fast paced environment. Motivated by the knowledge your hard work will make a life-saving difference, you'll be proactive, driven and commercially aware. You will be willing to travel to a variety of stores locally until appointed in to a store. In return you'll be rewarded with autonomy in role and a competitive salary, benefits and a supportive culture that encourages a healthy work life balance with opportunities to progress.
Why join the BHF?
We invest heavily in the development of our Store 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, 33 days paid holiday including bank holidays and other sector leading benefits.
This position is for 35 hours and includes weekends
How to apply
To apply for this role please use the apply button below.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
Here at the British Heart Foundation we celebrate diversity and make inclusion part of what we do every day. Diversity and Inclusion forms a main pillar in our People Experience Strategy and we drive our strategy through our diversity and inclusion leaders group Kaleidoscope. Our aim is for all of our colleagues and volunteers to bring their true self to work, so we can beat heartbreak for everyone. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on .