Regional Business Director
Very competitive salary and benefits including; bonus, car, private healthcare, life assurance, 30 days holiday (plus bank).
Costcutter Supermarkets Group has a rare and fantastic opportunity for an outstanding people leader and commercially focussed retail expert to join as our Regional Business Director - South.
What does the role involve?
First and foremost our Regional Business Directors are people leaders! Through your team you will drive the business agenda across your region ensuring sound commercial decisions are made. Your end to end accountability will include delivery of sales, profit, loss, recruitment, development & member relationships. You are wholly responsible for leading, guiding and coaching your team to succeed and achieve the sales plan and regional budget.
What are we looking for?
We need someone who understands retail inside out. Ideally this solid experience will be built within food retail - but you may come from a franchised background outside of food retail– we’d still love to hear from you!
Through your own strong retail expertise you be able to demonstrate exceptional leadership skills and support develop a team of Business Development Managers to achieve their highest potential. Using your advanced coaching skills you will inspire and unlock the potential of teams, motivating and engaging them to create high engagement high performance.
With a proven track record of success over a sustained period of time you will be known for positively challenging existing processes, and for your tenacity in driving through change. You will have brought your own perspective to the table, and used it to influence a diverse stakeholder network, and this in turn will have brought tangible results to the business.
Through your understanding of the retail sector, you will develop outstanding retailer engagement, drive standards and quality from joint visits with the field sales teams and communicate and implement central projects & initiatives.
The South region covers a diverse geography from South Wales, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire down to Devon and Cornwall, and it is a requirement of the role that the successful candidate will live within region, to maximise their ability to support their team and their retailers in achieving our business goals.
We’d love to hear from you if we match your job search!
Our vision is simple; helping independent retailers to thrive.
Join us and you will be joining our values driven, fast paced business and become part of a friendly and dynamic culture. We work together, building strong relationships and embracing different styles. That way everyone can turn up as themselves.
Like innovating? So do we, we embrace change and believe we can always be better, in fact it’s one of Our Values!
Tell me more…
We have been championing independent retailers for over 30 years. Our Head remains in York and we have over 600 employees in Head Office and around the country.
We supply goods and services to independently-owned convenience stores across the UK and Republic of Ireland as well as to our company owned estate. These stores trade under a number of brands including Costcutter, Simply Fresh and Mace.
Keyword: Head of Retail Operations, Regional Business Director, Head of Franchise,