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6 months ago
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Category: Sales Manager Jobs
Assistant Shop Manager

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Clapham Junction Battersea, GB, SW11 1PN

Greggs Plc

Join the family

Greggs is a much loved and trusted brand with a strong heritage. With over 1,800 shops, and 22,000 employees serving millions of customers each week, we are the UK’s leading bakery food-on-the-go retailer. We’ve been busy improving our shops and adding to our great range of fresh food-on-the-go, so we’re tastier than ever!

At Greggs we have big plans for the future and big opportunities available today. Our people are what makes our business successful and we believe in growing together – as a united team. We are due to open new shops soon in Clapham Junction, Streatham and Central London and we would love you to be part of our team.

About the role

We are looking for Assistant Managers with proven experience in a high-volume retail, hospitality or restaurant setting who are excited to take on the challenge of opening a new shop and working with the Shop and Area Managers to develop a strong and customer focused team in order to deliver the fast and friendly experience to our customers that Greggs is famous for.

At Greggs we aim to provide our people with a great place to work, where they feel valued by listening, developing and rewarding them. You will receive the right training, development and support from our retail training team and your managers in order to thrive in this role, drive sales upwards and develop your career with Greggs.

Pay Rates

We are offering an annual salary of £21,055 for this shop plus sales related commission after training and a premium payrate for any hours worked before 6.00am and after 10.00pm

Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours

We are looking for Assistant Managers to join our team for a permanent full-time contract of 42 hours per week. We are looking for someone to be available to cover some opens and some closes, 5 out of 7 days a week, including weekends, on a rotational basis. Shop opening hours will be Monday to Saturday from 4:00am to 11.00pm and Sunday from 6.00am to 9.00pm. There is some flexibility depending upon your availability which can be discussed openly at interview stage.

Job Description

When you're as busy as our shops are, you need leadership at every level. Our Assistant Managers are the perfect example.

Working closely with the Shop Manager you’ll organise and develop your team on a daily basis to ensure a fantastic shopping experience for your customers. You’ll have a knack for delivering great service in a fun atmosphere and inspire your team to do the same.

This is management at its most practical – so you'll spend a sizeable amount of time rolling your sleeves up, getting involved in food preparation, serving customers and making sure the shop is clean, hygienic and welcoming at all times.

As an Assistant Manager we’ll look to you to communicate shop performance to the rest of the team and keep them motivated to help you to deliver your targets.

Supervisors or line managers – ideally with food production experience – fit in perfectly here. You need numeracy skills, basic computer literacy and a flexible approach to working hours. On a personal level, we look for problem-solvers who can manage change, communicate with people from all walks of life and above all a passion to constantly focus on our customers.

Everyone in our family values hard work and commitment. As well as the opportunity to develop and progress your career with us.


We are looking for our Assistant Manager to:

* Deliver great service experiences for your customers

* Help lead a high performing team

* Achieve consistently high standards

* Drive sales in your shop

* Contribute to the profit of your shop


• 50% off Greggs food with our generous Greggs Employee Staff Discount Team

• Free coffees and tea while at work

• 21 days holiday a year plus bank holiday. This increases with service up to a maximum of 30 days after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)

• Exceptional training and development

• After 6 months service you may be eligible for our profit share scheme where the company distributes 10% of its profits and allows you to share in the success of the business

• You will receive free life assurance after 1-year continuous service. This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to one years’ salary

• You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages

• Access to a range of discounts from insurance, to mobile phone providers, to holiday home plus plenty more!

Your Application

If this seems like the ideal job for you and you have proven management experience within a high-volume retail, food on the go, restaurant or hospitality environment please do get in touch. We would be very interested to hear from you.

During the application process we'll keep in touch every step of the way. We know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job. Once you do we'll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing. With your help, we can make your application as quick and smooth as possible.

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