Retail Support Manager


St Gemma's Hospice
£24,424 to £31,728 per annum
37.5 hours per week
St Gemma’s Hospice is one of the leading hospices in the UK.  The Hospice provides expert palliative and end of life care, in a quality environment, for thousands of local people each year.  It’s a prominent and respected charity at the heart of the local community with a large range of specialist services to support patients, their families and friends.
Working for St Gemma’s can offer a rewarding career in a friendly environment.  Over 250 staff across a 4 acre site, Retail Hub and large chain of Charity Shops work together to ensure that patients and their families have the best possible experience and receive the highest quality of care, totally free of charge.

St Gemma’s has an exciting opportunity for a Retail Support Manager to join our growing retail team.  We are looking for a highly motivated person with a passion for driving operational business change.  You will be responsible for managing and co-ordinating a range of issues in a busy operational environment and you will be a natural when it comes to solving problems and have a real can do attitude.

The post requires good knowledge of all Health & Safety legislation, ideally IOSH/NEBOSH qualified.  The successful candidate will be highly driven, resilient and self-motivated.  You must be hands-on with a key commercial aptitude.  You will be expected to work closely with the on-site teams to coordinate all relevant works.  You will also be able to identify opportunities to streamline business processes and systems to support our growing retail chain. Restructuring business activities to increase speed, efficiency and reducing cost.  Minimising operation expenditure within the business wherever possible. Ability to identify business improvement opportunities with a solid understanding of financial management.

Use of a car is essential.
If you are a passionate and committed individual then St Gemma’s wants you to join their team.  We offer a competitive benefits package.
For informal enquiries please contact Jane Kent, Head of Retail on 07843 355002.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.
Start date: December 16th, 2021
End date: January 28th, 2022
Interviews between: February 7th, 2022 and February 11th, 2022