Area Fresh Food Manager

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An Area Fresh Food manager is required for a retailer in the South East to oversee the deli, bakery, food to go and fresh depts. in their expanding network of convenience stores.

Their responsibilities will be:

  • Through managing product range and quality in each store, develop and drive sales and margins across fresh food depts.  
  • Oversee waste control systems to ensure it is run at its optimum (waste v out of stock missed sales) in each store.
  • Manage the marketing and pos material, of menus, offers and product range through the latest innovative ideas and concepts.  
  • Oversee and monitor (with store managers) all food safety compliance, controls and practices in each store.
  • Train and recruit (with store managers) all fresh food staff.
  • Assist each store manager in some daily hands on management duties.

Reporting to Area Operations Manager, Successful Candidate will be given autonomy to create a fulfilling and rewarding role for them, but must have:

  • Min 3-5 Years Fresh food/deli management experience.
  • Ability to identify and maximise sales opportunities across fresh food departments.
  • Strong knowledge and qualifications of food safety and HACCP best practices.
  • Excellent knowledge of marketing and understanding customers’ needs and expectations for the ‘wow’ instore experience.
  • Self-starter with a hand on approach and passion for fresh food.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills with a knowledge and expectation of department margins.
  • Excellent people skills and experience working with the public in a busy environment.

Salary: €30-€40k DOE and company vehicle.

To apply send your CV jobs@peoplegroup.ie, through our website www.peoplegroup.ie

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

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