Post Office Manager

£18,000 - £19,000 pa
08 Feb 2019
24 Feb 2019
Candidate Services
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Post Office Manager 

Blakemore Retail is the convenience retail division of the A.F. Blakemore Group based in the West Midlands. Founded by Arthur and Harriet Blakemore in 1917, A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd began life as a one-man counter service grocery store in Wolverhampton. Over the past century, under the stewardship of Arthur’s son, Frank and grandson, Peter, the A.F. Blakemore Group has grown into one of the largest privately owned companies in the UK and now employs more than 8,000 people with a turnover of circa £1 billion. 

With more than 5,500 employees and 280 SPAR stores located across England and Wales, Blakemore Retail is the largest independent convenience store operator in the UK. 

Putting people first is the philosophy that has resulted in Blakemore Retail becoming the dynamic, forward-thinking success story that it is today, and it is this belief that will continue to drive the company’s growth forward in the next century. 

Position: Post Office Manager 
Location: Cotteridge, Birmingham, B30 1JA 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 40 Hours Per Week, Monday to Saturday on Rota Basis 
Salary: £18,000 - £19,000 pa dependent on experience 
Benefits: Company Sick Pay, Additional Holidays, Company Pension Scheme, Life Cover, Staff Discount, Long Service Awards, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Volunteering opportunities. 

Closing Date: February 24, 2019 

About the role: 

You will maximise sales and profit through the continuous improvement of the offices and staff, control of costs and losses and provision of friendly, efficient service to customers, colleagues and visitors. 


- Deliver customer service in line with POL Agency Minimum Service standards 
- Be fully aware of KRA’s and work to deliver and improve them 
- Generate ideas for driving the office and its team forward 
- Develop a motivated and empowered team through a positive management style 
- Staff recruitment, planning and training 
- Use relevant processes and policies to control the security of people, stock and cash 
- Ensure compliance with the relevant legislation and health and safety responsibilities 
- The control of costs in accordance with agreed budgets 
- Adherence to cash and stock control policies, ensuring and assisting others to do the same 

Essential Skills / Experiences: 

- Good standard of numeracy and literacy 
- Previous experience at a supervisory or managerial level in a financial service, customer facing role 
- Ability to ensure scheduled training and development delivered to required standard 
- An understanding of budgets and targets 
- Basic knowledge of health and safety and legislative responsibilities of a financial services / retail environment 

Desirable Skills / Experiences: 

- NVQ level 3 in management and / or customer service 
- Previous budget responsibility 
- Proven track record of team and business development 

You may have experience of the following: Cashier, Retail Manager, Post Office, Financial Services, Bank Teller, Customer Service Adviser, Insurance Sales, Head Cashier, Branch Manager, Mortgage Adviser, Financial Adviser, Post Officer Supervisor, Mortgage Administrator, Assistant Manager, Front of House, Cashier Supervisor. etc. 

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