Farm Shop Manager : Edinburgh

The Place: We are currently working with a prestigious Scottish based farm shop operator who are looking to recruit a Farm Shop Manager to run their brand new farm shop concept due to open this spring. This is a fantastic unique opportunity to be involved with a destination brand on a project that will put them on the map as a must visit destination for all foodies on the east coast of Scotland. The Job: As Farm Shop Manager your role will be to drive a team to effectively manage the overall running of the retail operation. Concentrating both on front of house customer service, merchandising and sales whilst also maintaining stock control and operational processes back of house. You will also be tasked with sourcing and building strong relationships with local food suppliers in order to build an extensive range of the finest local produce. The Person: Successful candidates for this role of Farm Shop Manager will have had previous retail management experience within a high volume retail environment that has given you exposure to fresh or ambient foods. You must have a keen eye for detail, a good understanding of stock related processes, have good management skills in order to get the best out of your team and also have the drive and desire to deliver great customer service and meet stretching sales targets. A keen interest in food and cookery would be advantages but not essential for this position. The Rewards: A competitive salary of around £18,000 to £25,000 plus benefits will be rewarded to the successful candidate for this role of Farm Shop Manager. Xpress Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. All candidates registering with Xpress Recruitment will need to provide proof of identity, eligibility to work in UK and any relevant qualifications and references.

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Jun 17th, 2013 | Posted in Sales Customer service