Area Manager- Retail

Closing Date: 09/02/2023
Location: Ireland, Nationwide
Reference #: 1303

Role Title:

Area Manager

Business Area:

About This Role:

Reporting to the Head of Retail, the Area Manager will hold responsibility for the consistent achievement of target, team and business development within a specific region.  The Manager will successfully lead the  region to maximize net subscriber and revenue growth. With a solid focus on strong leadership, the Area Manager will be a member of the Retail Sales Management team driving overall channel success. Your leadership and feedback to the Sales Management team is imperative in identifying trends and maximizing opportunities.

Why This Role:

The role holder holds the following objectives:- 

  • Recruit, lead, motivate, coach and develop a team of experienced store managers. 

  • Drive and support the team in the delivery of business results in line with company expectations

  • Consistently and successfully achieve regional target.

  • Provide sales management with resources and information required to achieve their objectives.

  • Assume the role of company and brand ambassador.

  • As manager of the business unit you assume responsibility for outcomes of your actions and those of your team.

  • Full leadership responsibilities focusing on the development of the team in all work activities – including coaching, development and building a high performance culture in line with our values.

  • Partner with HR and Training to ensure full cohesiveness on the Retail People Agenda inclusive of performance and talent management.

  • Proactively engage in managerial meetings in relation to business performance, new initiatives and other pertinent issues Ensuring a positive and motivated work environment and smooth, effective and efficient collaboration

  • Proactively maintain awareness of market trends in the retail industry, understanding forthcoming customer initiatives and monitoring local competition.

  • Work cross functionally to build relationships and ensure full cohesiveness along  the customer journey (i.e. customer care)

  • Work to identifying non performing areas, introducing solutions to turn the area around into a profitable section.

  • Take full ownership for the management responsibility within the region.

Expectations From The Role:

  • Communicate and advocate full knowledge of our company goals and objectives, position in the market against the competition.

  • Ensure full awareness and compliance to Standard Operating Procedures across the team.

  • Completing regular cash management checks

  • Work as part of the Retail Management team in demonstrating the nature and importance of high quality sales and customer service levels.

  • Build and maintain relationships within key business areas across the Business, the wider eir Group and third party suppliers as necessary.

  • Proactively work to promote Group values and embed a supporting culture across the eir Retail business 

  • Create and implement annual and bi annual business plans for your district

  • Supporting projects through analysis and provision of feedback

Requirements For A Successful Application:

  • Strong commercial acumen

  • Ability to manage and develop multi-disciplined teams

  • Must have relevant experience in Retail Management (5 yrs)

  • Ability to achieve results through others

  • Ability to lead, motivate and inspire, in line with the company & brand values



Benefits of working at eir

  • Continuous support, learning and opportunities for advancement

  • Enhanced earning potential - including consistent opportunities to win one4all vouchers, mobile phones, annual leave days and other performance-related rewards

  • Staff offer on Mobile/TV/Broadband of €29.99/month + free SIM - up to €600 annual savings

  • Free eir Wellness Programme & Employee Assistance Programme with access 24/7, 365 days

  • Employee Referral Scheme (€500 for a successful referral)

  • Pension scheme contribution

  • 22 days annual leave 

  • Generous family friendly policies, including fertility, pregnancy loss, menopause and others

  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

  • Excellent paid leave benefits 

  • Maternity and sick leave benefits 

  • Discount for Laya healthcare

  • Taxsaver tickets and bike to work scheme