General Manager

Job reference: 152405BR Previous
Location: Exeter, High Street
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Need to know

We have an exciting opportunity for a flagship General Manager in 0310 Exeter.
Exeter is a beautiful cathedral city located on the River Exe, and our store offers a fantastic opportunity for a leader who demonstrates a passion for leading for pharmacy, retail growth and operational excellence as well as developing people for future career development.
The successful candidate will bring a strong balance of leadership across the customer, commercial, pharmacy and operational agendas with a real eye for the detail, and will be pro-active in driving growth in a changing environment.

What's life like for a General Manager - Flagship
You inspire, lead and challenge your team to deliver a great customer experience and grow sales. You lead the healthcare agenda, and operate a world-class flagship store.

It's about the customer
You’re a role model for the ‘customer-led’ attitude. The customer is everything to you, and you create a culture that’s passionate about doing the right thing for them. You’ll spend time with customers, responding quickly to their changing needs – this insight will shape strategy, and you’ll make sure right people are always in place to give a great customer experience.

It's about leading and developing people
You’ll build a store team with the attitude and capability to provide outstanding customer experiences, coaching and developing talent to ensure people have the ability to deliver operational standards and the store activity plan, and put pipeline plans in place to ensure talent is developed.

It's also about .....

Business Leadership…
You’ll plan resources to meet the changing needs of the business, co-ordinating them across the store team to deliver the company’s operating plan. Whilst providing clarity and focussing on what’s important you’ll network with colleagues in other flagship stores, and gather useful intelligence about competitor activity and take actions to respond.

You’ll lead your team to beat sales, items and services targets, and identify and exploit opportunities to grow sales. You’ll deliver the P&L for the store, and lead the team to maximise stock availability, control costs and minimise losses, while complying with legal, professional and ethical requirements.

You’ll be an ambassador for Boots in key local forums, and develop relationships across the regional support structure. You’ll develop relationships with the centre that will ensure delivery of great business results.

You’ll lead and engage your team to make sure your store looks and feels great, with customer-led layouts. You’ll lead property interventions within your store, co-ordinating resources to support the work, and you’ll also be aware of the longer term company property goals in your area.

This role is subject to a DBS/PVG check, Boots is a Ban the Box employer and will consider the suitability of applicants with criminal convictions on a case-by-case basis. You will have the opportunity to discuss the matter with us before we make a decision.

Our Diversity and Inclusion commitment

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a variety of flexible working patterns to support our colleagues to achieve a good work life balance.