Butchery Manager - Northamptonshire

Meat - Retail
Ref: 299 Date Posted: Tuesday 07 Jan 2020
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  • Are you an experienced Butchery Shop Manager?
  • Are you looking for a new role in a great business?


We are looking for a motivated and passionate Butchery Manager to lead the team at an established food retailer in Northamptonshire.


The Role

  • Manage a small team (3 Butchers and 3 Deli Assistants) - 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.  
  • Strong knife skills
  • 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.

You will work 47.5 hours a week, 5 days from 7 (including Weekends – 1 day off at the weekend).


The successful candidate will be joining a family run, multi-site retail business with an excellent reputation in their sector.  In return for meeting the above criteria the successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary between £27,000 – 30,000 (dependant on skills and experience) and a range of benefits including a bonus.


This is a business committed to looking after, and developing, its people.


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.