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Job Title: Assistant Branch Manager (Food Retail)
Job Type: Temporary
Salary: Competitive Salary
Hours: 39 Hours Per Week
Closing Date: 02/04/2017

As an Assistant Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the Branch Manager in the entire running of our busy Supermarket. In a typical day, you will be responsible for ensuring the branch’s full potential and profitability is achieved through great store standards and product availability, control of costs and customer engagement. You will also be accountable for branch compliance, including areas such as Health & Safety.

You will be responsible for leading and managing the team in-store. Whilst you will have the support of the Branch Manager, you will need to demonstrate the confidence and leadership skills that bring out the best in those around you to ensure that a positive customer experience is delivered at all times. 

Experience of food retailing and line management would be desirable, but not essential, as our focus is on individuals with loads of enthusiasm and commitment.

Everyone who works at the East of England Co-op has the opportunity to discuss flexibility for their working patterns.  We understand the importance of balancing work commitments with other activities and responsibilities, which is why we are happy to offer flexible working that fits with our operational requirements.  This can include part time work, reduced hours and job shares.  We are always looking to find the right solutions to suit our colleagues and the business.

If you wish to discuss the working pattern for this role, please include this in your application.


We are looking for a new colleague to work with us 39 hours per week to be worked 5 days over 7 for various shift patterns over the working week, this may include Early Mornings, Late Nights and Weekends; which will be discussed during the interview process.  This is a Fixed Term position until 1 September 2017.


If you're interested in the above role, please send a copy of your up-to-date CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@eastofengland.coop quoting reference JE48/17. Should you have any questions with regards to this role please email us using the same address.