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Retail Development Manager


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Closing Date: 
29th July, 2021
NAWT Trust
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We have ambitious plans for our future development and an exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Retail Development Manager to join our Head Office team based in Watford and make a difference. 

About the role:

As Retail Development Manager you will be responsible for maximising the income and profit sustainability, as well as growth strategy, of the charity’s retail business streams through the effective management of people, resources and budgets.

You will work collaboratively with customers and internal stakeholders to strengthen the physical and online retail operations, acting as the management lead for all trading workstreams.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Strategy and oversight
  • Physical Retail Operations
  • Online Operations
  • People Management

Location: Flexible. Can be Watford H.O. based or remotely based within reasonable travelling distance of the centres (the role will require occasional visits to other sites)

About you:

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of achievement in a multi-site retail business environment within the retail or Charity retail sector. You will bring with you the following essential skills and experience:

  • Proven experience within a retail / commercial environment at an operational management level
  • A good understanding & experience of retail business levers – Operations, Visual merchandising, Omni-channel services, and managing physical retail stores and assets
  • Strong ability to build relationships with cross functional teams
  • Experience of leading and developing a team
  • A full UK driving License

Although not essential, previous experience of working within the charity retail industry would be beneficial.

As part of our commitment to making NAWT a great place to work, we offer access to the following employee benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part time staff).
  • Contributory pension.
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice.

If you feel you have the right skills to be a successful Retail Development Manager, please apply via NFP People Ltd: with your CV.

The full Job Description can be viewed below.