Butchery Manager - Huntingdonshire

Meat - Retail
Ref: 277 Date Posted: Tuesday 06 Aug 2019
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Are you an experienced Butchery Shop Manager?

We are looking for a motivated and passionate Butchery Manager to lead the team of a, soon to be opened, brand new High Street Butchery Shop in Buckingham.

The Role

  • Manage a small team - leading by example and providing ongoing training and motivation to staff.
  • Responsible for butchery sales & profit
  • Full Carcass butchery
  • Deliver an outstanding experience to all customers.
  • Creating inspiring, innovative, seasonally changing displays
  • Ensuring self-serve displays in chillers are attractive and shoppable
  • Proactively sharing product information with the team and with customers
  • All due diligence – health and safety, food safety etc.
  • Monitoring sales and margin performance and taking action to ensure targets are met
  • Stock control
  • Play an active role in store set up and closedown.
  • Participating in stocktakes, meetings and training as required.

The Candidate

  • Previous Management Experience – ideally gained as owner or manager of a Butchery Shop.
  • Commercial awareness and the understanding of yields and costs
  • Proven ability to manage profit and loss margins.  
  • Exceptional knife skills coupled with the ability to develop the butchery skills of those under you
  • Excellent customer service and sales skills
  • Commercial awareness and the understanding of yields and costs
  • Be a good communicator at all levels
  • Be honest, reliable and dedicated
  • Knowledge of businesses within your local area is an advantage but not essential

This is a full-time position, days only.

Opening Hours: 0700 – 1700 Monday – Saturday, Closed Sunday

You will work 5 days from 6 (to include Saturdays) - every Sunday off and a day off in the week.

The successful candidate will be joining a multi-site multi-award winning family business with an excellent reputation in their sector.  In return for meeting the above criteria the successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary (remuneration dependant on skills and experience).

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of something new, put your mark on it and help establish this exciting new shop!

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Elevate Recruitment & Training Consultants Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.