Area Business Manager

Area Business Manager

Location: Field Based Roles
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Circa 50,000 Basic, 60,000 OTE plus company car, private medical insurance, pension
Hours: 40 hours, 5 days per week with occasional weekends on call
Brand: Head Office

The Company:

Topps Tiles is Britain's largest Tile and Wood Flooring retail specialist with over 320 stores throughout the UK and more store openings in the near future. We have been offering our customers high quality products sold by friendly, knowledgeable staff at value for money prices since opening our first specialist tile centre in 1963.

Our focus is to inspire home improvement by offering great value products and exceptional levels of service to ensure our customers always return and recommend.

Our plans for growth and desire to grow our market leadership status mean we continuously seek new and fresh talent to complement our current team as well as developing our people to reach their full potential.


We currently have a great opportunity for an experienced Retail Area Manager to join a market leader.

Inspirational and commercially driven Area Business Managers are critical in delivering the area sales, profit and customer service KPIs. You will inspire your team to achieve the business plan and targets through exceptional people development and coaching.

You will be accountable for the performance of 17 stores, a team of up to 80 people and a turnover of 10m. A role model in every sense, your leadership, influence and drive will ensure both area and personal targets are exceeded.

The Area Business Manager role is regional covering Barsnley, Darlington, Doncaster, Durham, Gateshead, Grimsby, Harrogate, Hull, Sheffield, Pontefract, Rotherham, Scarborough, Stockton, Tyneside, Wakefield, Worksop and York.

The Role:

*Lead, manage, coach and inspire the motivation of the team to deliver the company goals.
*Deliver and exceed sales, profit and customer service KPI's.
*Effectively manage the P&L within allocated budget in order to affect a profitable performance for the Area and Region.
*Coach managers on how to maximise sales, margin and reduce costs.
*Manage cost controls by utilising and analysing relevant data and reports.
*Clearly and concisely communicate business , regional and area objectives to the team so that they remain well informed of business activity and of their required contribution to targets.
*Plan for succession in the Area and across the Region through the identification of individuals with potential for development and growth.
*Recognise and reward outstanding performance
*Manage the payroll budget in line with area sales performance.
*Inspire our teams to deliver excellent customer service which exceeds their expectations.
*Empower and inspire managers to identify trends and make suggestions to improve and enhance performance to drive achievement.
*Provide strong commercial focus and business acumen to deliver and exceed company profit targets.

The Person

Essential skills and experience:

*Previous multi-site Retail Area Management experience managing a minimum turnover in excess of 10m.
*Self-motivated and inspirational leader with outstanding interpersonal and people management skills.
*Proven track record of success and exceeding sales, profit and customer service KPI's.
*P&L management experience is essential as is being able to contribute to profitability.
*Extremely commercial in your approach with strong business acumen.
*Strong communication and organizational skills.
*A confident decision maker and effective problem solver.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Leeds, Hull, Bradford, York, Sheffield, Doncaster, Wakefield, Harrogate, Selby, Ripon, Halifax, Castleford, Rotherham

Salary : 50,000 Basic, 60,000 OTE

Date Advertised : 19 Feb 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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