Food Hall // Sales Manager // £55,000 basic

£50000 - £57000 per annum + plus bonus, company benefits, 33 days hol
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Sophie Gray
Job Type
My client, a luxury department store in London, is looking for an experienced manager, store manager or cluster manager from a food/ grocery background to join one of the most exciting, dynamic, food hall departments in London as a sales manager, overseeing the entire food hall.

Due to the high footfall and pace of this store candidates must be commercially and operationally strong and have managed high volume turnovers and must have a background within the food and grocery industry. Candidates will preferably have managed back of house team members, stock levels and sales/ supervisors/ managers within a food background previously. Most importantly, the successful manager will oversee the operations of the area and will manage each department manager within the food remit. Candidates will have strong knowledge of food hygiene/ food waste, sell by and use by dates and how best to advise the stock manager on any food issues/ stock issues.

This is an exciting opportunity for a strong people person who is excellent at developing relationships as this role will be managing concession relationships, department managers as well as managing stock levels. Reporting directly into senior management within the store, candidates must have gravitas, a great personality and be armed with commercial information and strategic examples to be successful.

Candidates must be able to showcase how they manage a business from a birds eye perspective and must have strong experience in food retail and a passion for luxury ensuring their team deliver excellent customer service.

Candidates must have worked to KPIs
Have strong commercial examples of how to develop a department
Have managed volume staff and turnovers
A strong understanding of sell by dates and grocery management
Have worked under senior manager and experience in reporting into your seniors
Have a strong work ethic and a can do attitude.

Please apply immediately to discuss the role. Please note: you must apply with your Cv to be considered, no additional information can be given on the phone prior to successful application.

Due to the high volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted and feedback on unsuccessful applications is not offered.