Location
Northam
Department
Retail (Store)
Advertising Salary
£20,604 per annum plus career progression

About The Role

Are you a potential deputy store manager with the drive and capability to be a store manager within the next two years? Can you demonstrate excellent leadership in a customer driven environment? Are you tenacious in your pursuit of excellence with a hunger to develop and always be better? If so, we would love to hear from you.

As a deputy manager you will assume a key leadership position, being responsible for the store, the team, and the customer experience much of the time. We will also support your development, so you are ready for a store manager position within the next two years.

Working back to back with the store manager you will deliver sales, process, legal compliance, cost controls and operational excellence alongside ensuring our customers have the best possible shopping experience and supporting drive our community agenda helping us inspire customers to shop locally. You can expect to enjoy the benefits of being part of a well-established multi-site company, but also have great influence be creative, seeing your ideas on how to improve things and expand the business from start to finish.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will be a self-starter with a natural resilience that sees you drive your ideas through to fruition.  You will have the potential to lead a retail store within the next two years and the business acumen to eventually manage your own inventory and P&L.

 

About Bestway

In 2021 Costcutter Supermarkets Group were acquired by Bestway Wholesale and as such became part of the Bestway Retail Division. The acquisition has created some exciting roles that we are looking to recruit talented, dynamic and driven individuals with a passion for the ever-changing world of retail and wholesale.

Established in 1976, Bestway Wholesale has grown to become the UK’s largest independent food and drink wholesaler, we also operate in Banking, Cement and Heath Care Sectors with UBL Bank, Bestway Cement and Well Pharmacy.

Our mission is to be the ‘Best Way to Grow your Food and Drinks Business’.

With 58 depots spanning the length and breadth of the UK, Bestway Wholesale is a supply partner to over 70,000 independent retailers and 40,000 catering and foodservice operators.

We have scale and purchasing power to help our customers compete in an ever-changing market. In addition to supplying to thousands of convenience stores, Bestway Wholesale also operates the award-winning Best-one symbol group which has 1,400 members across the country and over 3,500 independent retailers have chosen our depot-run promotion club, Xtra Local, as their retail club of choice. 

Through the acquisition of Costcutter Supermarkets Group into our Bestway Retail Division, our annual wholesale turnover has grown to c£3b per year.

Bestway Retail now supports nearly 3000 symbol retailers as well as operating over 400 franchised stores, and over 170 company owned stores throughout England and Wales, we employ over 2500 colleagues who enable us to provide a great local retail service in our communities.

We own the UKs largest franchised off license and convenience chains which encompasses the brands Bargain Booze, Wine Rack, Select Convenience and Central Convenience. Our vision is to be the best value off licence led convenience retailer and wholesaler.

Both retailers and suppliers are supported by this new additional scale of the combined business, with the collaborative partnership approach making Bestway the partner of choice for growing sales in the convenience market.

Join us and you will be joining our fast-paced business, entrepreneurial and dynamic business. It's an incredibly exciting time to join us in this new venture!!

 

 

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