Mile Cross Foodstore , Norwich

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Job Title: Branch Manager (Food Retail)
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Per Hour
Hours: 39 Hours Per Week
Closing Date: 02/07/2017

We are the largest independent retailer across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. We operate at the heart of our communities and always aim to provide excellent customer service. It is our customer members that own our business and we feel this makes us really different. 

As the branch manager you will lead the store management team, coaching and developing colleagues to deliver fantastic customer service, deliver the store’s financial targets and raise the profile of the store in the local community whilst also ensuring all security and safety standards are met.  In a typical day you will be leading the store team, managing stock levels, seeking opportunities to maximise profitability, ensuring your store has store standards to be proud of and ensuring that your team provide a brilliant customer experience.

You will need leadership skills that bring out the best in those around you and passion to deliver excellent customer service.   You will also need financial acumen and confidence to use technology to help you manage your store.  Experience of Food retailing along with associated standards and regulations is helpful but not essential as training will be provided.  If you think you have what it takes to lead our store, please get in touch. 

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 on a rota basis to cover the range of trading hours which will be discussed during the interview process. 


If you're interested in the above role, please send a copy of your up-to-date CV along with a covering letter to quoting reference JN119/17. Should you have any questions with regards to this role please email us using the same address.