Retail Foodservice Manager

SandpiperCI, the largest employer in the Channel Islands are a fast paced private equity backed business with ambitious development plans both in the Channel Islands and in Europe.  To drive the next stage of our growth, we are looking for a Retail Foodservice Manager. We operate franchises in partnership with the following brands - Costa Coffee and Pasty Presto and this newly created role offers a fantastic opportunity to manage all aspects of the business division with responsibility for our outlets in the Channel Islands.

Reporting to the Group Operations Director, the remit will encompass the operational, marketing and back office functions with support from other disciplines, such as HR and IT provided by our central team.

The role would be suitable for an ambitious individual looking to develop their foodservice career by managing multi site brands to ensure profitability is maximised and brands are compliant at all times.  As the role is very hands on, you should have several years experience in retail foodservice brands and be able to demonstrate an ability to lead and motivate a highly committed workforce.  We work closely with our franchise partners at a senior level and you should therefore possess excellent communication and presentation skills.  We also expect to introduce new brands in the next few months.

Head of Clothing Operations - Franchise

This is a great opportunity to join the largest company in the Channel Islands and be responsible for a number of very well known UK clothing brands. We are a private equity backed company, based in Jersey, who work on a franchise basis with a blue chip list of clothing and food retailers. We are seeking someone looking to develop their clothing field management experience gained to date and to take the next step in their career . The role encompasses operational and marketing responsibility for four major High Street brands and works in conjunction with our Group Head of GM Buying and Head of Finance, Franchise, to ensure the performance of the brands are optimised. By the nature of franchising the role should allow the individual a wider remit than traditional operations and will involve interaction on a very regular basis with management at the highest levels with our partners.

The role will be suited to someone with very good communication skills and a proven ability to motivate a highly committed workforce. Naturally we expect the successful candidate to possess good strategic skills and be able to think and present to the highest professional standards.

Section Manager – Simply Foods, M&S

We are looking for a Section Manager to work within one of our busy M&S Simply Food stores.  The ideal candidate must have excellent communication skills, the ability to work within a fast paced environment and previous experience of leading and motivating a team at supervisory level. With responsibilities to include management of staff and products, opening and closing the store and ensuring brand standards are met at all times.  Due to the nature of the role you will be expected to work a variety of shifts covering mornings, afternoons and weekends.

Assistant Management Accountant - Cimandis, Jersey

SandpiperCI wish to recruit an ambitious Accounts Assistant to work within the Finance Department.  You will report to the Sandpiper CI Head of Management Accountants, whilst working closely with senior members of the store operations team. The department strongly supports professional development and has a track record of training and developing its members through passing professional accounting exams allowing for career progression.  The role will involve being able to work efficiently on your own and as part of a team, have an uncompromised attention to detail, ability to challenge costs and processes, be competent in Excel and accounts systems. A comprehensive support package is available for successful candidates who wish to follow this route.

Duties involve:

Ensuring that invoices and paperwork are processes accurtately and in a timely manner

Assisting in the Profit and Loss account production process, and in monitoring and analysing unusual variances to budget

Ensuring that nominated balance sheet accounts are controlled and reconciled in a timely manner Working with budget holders across the business Performing reconciliations of key risk areas

Supervisor - Crew Clothing, Jersey

The ideal candidate will have a flair for fashion, an enthusiasm for Customer Service, be reliable and flexible with the ability to work as part of a small team in store. You will have management experience within a retail environment and have proven commercial awareness and excellent communication skills.

Duties will include;

Act as Duty Manager in Managers absence
Ensure staff are supervised throughout the day
Provide courteous and efficient service to the customer
Handle customer refunds/ queries and complaints efficiently
Be responsible for the opening and closing of the store, ensuring that tills are accurately cashed up and appropriate documentation is completed in line with company procedures
Calculate staffing cover ensuring appropriate levels of till cover are maintained
Ensure that till points contain adequate levels of change, gift vouchers & credit vouchers
Communicate in a confident and clear manner with customers and colleagues
Provide the customer with up to date knowledge of products and services
Operate tills to enable customers to pay for products or receive refunds/ exchanges
Serve customers and provide advice about products
Order stock and maintain to the required levels, ensuring ticket checks are carried out
Ensure stock is presented in a visually appealing and tidy way
Remove damaged stock from the sales floor and complete require paperwork
Assist with moves within the section
Use commercial documentation to access information relating to your department
Maintain high standards of sales floor and till point hygiene
Adhere to Health & Safety regulations and maintain a safe working environment
Watch out for theft, fraudulent methods of payment and deceitful purchases
Assist with the training and development of new staff
As necessary work out of role to meet customer needs

Deputy Store Managers - Food Retail, Guernsey

The Le Riche Division of SandpiperCI are looking for Deputy Store Managers to work in our fast paced and busy stores.  You will be responsible for the day to day running of the store, reporting directly to the Store Manager.  You must have a passion for Customer Service, enjoy working as part of a team and be willing to train colleagues.  You will have previous management or supervising experience in a similar environment.

Supervisors - Food Retail, Jersey and Guernsey

We are looking to recruit Supervisors to work within in our busy stores.  You would be responsible for key holding and running the store in the managers absence.  On a day to day basis you will be there to support the manager.  Ideally you will have 3 years experience at a Customer Assistant level and be ready to take your next step in your career.

Store Managers - Jersey and Guernsey

We are looking for Store Managers to work within our busy stores.  You will be responsible for providing high levels of customer service, improving sales and profitability and ensuring compliance with legislation, policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years management experience in a retail or similar environment and have proven commercial awareness and communication skills.

StoCustomer Assistants - Full and Part Time, various stores, Guernsey and Jersey

We are looking for Customer Assistants within our busy stores to work on full and part time basis.  The ideal candidate will have an enthusiasm for Customer Service, be reliable and flexible with the ability to work as part of a team.  Experience is not necessary as full training will be given.  Due to the nature of the role you will be expected to work a variety of shifts covering early mornings, late evenings and weekends.

All Jersey applicants must have more than 5 years residency.

 In addition to the basic salary, we offer a competitive benefits package for all our positions, including:
•15% staff discount card plus additional card for family or friend (10% in Iceland stores)
•Full Training
•4 weeks holiday (increasing with length of service)
•Maternity & Paternity Leave
•Contribution Pension Scheme

For any of the vacancies shown above, please send your current CV together with a covering letter and salary expectations to;

Human Resources Department
SandpiperCI Limited
Traders House
1-3 L'Avenue Le Bas
St Saviour
Jersey, JE4 8NB

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