CareerZone - Area Manager - Convenience North East & York (71401)

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Area Manager - Convenience North East & York

Job reference 71401


  • Job Title :
    Area Manager - Convenience North East & York
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds, Regional
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
    Store Management
  • Closing Date:
    31 March 2023
  • Line Manager
    Jill Price

As we expand our convenience store offering, we are looking for Area Managers to join us on this new road ahead.

The role of an Area Manager is to lead, coach and develop a team of Convenience Store Managers to deliver great service, colleague engagement and operational excellence.  Ensuring your portfolio of stores are number one locally, evidenced through profitable growth alongside delivery of clearly defined KRAs.

About you

You will be able to work in a fast-paced environment, be adaptable to and lead from the front our change programmes, as well as having an eye for detail and an ability to execute plans first time.

This role requires you to have considerable knowledge of store operations, multi-site, store processes and policy as well as a commercial awareness of the local market, competition, and trends within the region.

You will look for opportunities to drive your areas performance forward whilst ruthlessly prioritising workload to ensure stores deliver best in class customer experience. You will be able to engage with others through great communications skills, build good relationships across large teams and have influence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute the company strategy and area plans for a defined number of stores in a specified geography.
  • Lead the delivery of all KRA's and commercial performance of their portfolio stores, in particular focussing on the delivery of the profit plan through driving the Sales performance and excellent cost control.
  • Capitalise on every opportunity to grow the areas business by developing both a deep knowledge of stores within the region and commercial awareness of the local market.
  • Role model and champion the Asda values, setting high expectations of the leadership team to act in the same way.
  • Implement and embed change initiatives and new ways of working.
  • Operating all Stores in a Safe, Legal and Compliant manner in accordance with c company policies and procedures.
  • Lead and motivate teams to work to their full potential every day, through regular store visits, creating an environment where colleagues can produce their best work and where service and standards are delivered.
  • Support your Convenience Store Managers to recruit, train and develop their teams
  • Utilise the regional SMEs to ensure all stores obtain the support needed when required to maximise their performance, whilst also ensuring stores develop their capability and self-sufficiency


This role is field based for which the Area Manager is expected to be regionally mobile within a defined geographic area across our retail regions.

You will also get an excellent benefits package including -

£5,700 company car or car allowance plus discretionary company bonus

Company pension up to 7% matched

10% colleague discount

BUPA Healthcare

Free parking and many additional rewards.

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