Kington - Retail Manager

Application Deadline:
Sunday, May 16, 2021
Kington Stores
38, High Street, Kington, Hereford, Herefordshire - HR5 3BJ
Ideal Start Date:
Sunday, May 16, 2021
Work Hours:
40hrs as required
£20,000.00-£23,000.00 per year

How to apply?

Retail Manager - 38 High street, Kington, Hereford, HR5 3BJ

Are you a self-motivated retail professional that is passionate about Customer Service?

Ascona Group is an independent petrol forecourt operator based in Pembrokeshire that operates across England & Wales. We have exciting plans for the future with the development of our existing sites as well as new sites joining our network.

Our Vision

To grow our service station estate into a diverse and integrated business providing services & retail operations across the forecourt and convenience retail sector.

Our Values

A Companywide commitment to exceeding customer expectations.

To be agile in our response to feedback and product and service demand.

Provide the highest possible quality in retail service, presentation, and product range and make a difference locally.

We don’t have a headcount we have a heart count.

Do you want to join us on that journey and be part of our success?

We are currently recruiting for a Site Manager in the area.

Your responsibilities would include supervision of the team and the day-to-day operations of the store and petrol forecourt.

What Are We Looking For? - Essential

· Previous Management experience working in retail operations

· Incredible customer service skills & the ability to help

maintain a customer-focused culture

· Great time management skills

· Effective delegation and team-building skills

· A working knowledge of IT equipment and electronic point of sale

· Ability to manage a team

Roles and responsibilities;

· Ensure the site is fully staffed and labour hours/costs are controlled within agreed budgets.

· Ensure all site staff recruited are trained in line with the company’s training policy and other regulations governing the operation of a petrol forecourt.

· Ensure all site administration is carried out in a timely and accurate fashion

· Ensure all monies are banked in accordance with laid-down banking procedures.

· Ensure that fuel prices are consistently in line with direction from Head Office whilst maintaining an awareness of local competitor activity and responding quickly to price increases.

· Report any repairs or maintenance requirements on a timely basis and ensure that quick and efficient solutions are achieved.

· Implement all marketing instructions, planograms, product listings, and stock ordering procedures.

· Maintain dry stock holdings on-site within agreed budget limits.

· Manage and control dry stock products and pricing to achieve target margins and minimize waste levels.

· Ensure all stock, invoicing and price book activities are maintained accurately according to laid down procedures.

· Ensure the security of all stock, cash, and personal belongings on the premises.

· Ensure all site activity is compliant with Ascona Retails Health and Safety Policy and is in conformance at all times with all regulatory requirements.

· Act always to ensure the security of the site.

· Act always to protect all Ascona Retails assets upon the site and ensure the proper use of such so as to maximize the lifetime of the assets.


- Employee assistant program

· An attractive salary

- Death in service 3x salary (applicable after 6 months)

- Vitality health insurance (applicable after 6 months)

· Flexible work schedule

· Career progression, we like to promote from within our business

Ascona is proud to announce we have not had to make any redundancies during the pandemic. We have continued to recruit extra employee's as we grow.

For more information or to apply directly please visit our website

We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00-£23,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our cashiers safe during the coronavirus pandemic we have introduced strict cleaning routine, Perspex shields, We provide face masks, face shields, and hand sanitizer.

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