Retail Development Manager

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We are currently recruiting for a Retail Development Manager to join our Londis Field Team, covering a geographical area within the UK. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to grow and develop their territory as the Londis brand expands. 

The patch will cover from  Portsmouth, Brighton 

Package descriptionApart from your salary, you’ll receive 30 Days annual leave including bank holidays rising to 33 Days after 12 months in the role and be entitled to join our company contributory pension scheme where we’ll match your contribution up to 5%.

This role comes with a company car and fuel card for business travel.

You’ll also receive a discount card with 10% off at all Booker & Makro stores plus special discount days over the course of the year of up to 20%. There’s also our Save As You Earn scheme which you can join each year which allows yoau to save tax free with the option to buy company shares at a discounted rate (T’s&C’s apply).

Main responsibilitiesAs a Retail Development Manager, you will be required to support our existing Londis retailers in identifying growth opportunities.  You will assist our retailers in creating and developing their business plans whilst providing support on implementation.  By working closely with our retailers, you will be responsible for maintaining these important relationships and guiding retailers on how to maximise the effectiveness of our Londis brand.

You will also be responsible for new business growth in your region through the recruitment of competitor stores and identifying new store opportunities for existing retailers.

Ideal candidateYou’ll have previous experience of working within the food retail and wholesale sector, with a particular focus on your local area and have an understanding of the social and economic factors affecting the area.

It’s essential that you’ve worked in a commercial environment with experience of developing business improvement plans as well as having direct experience of new business recruitment.

You’ll be a clear communicator who is customer focused with strong sales negotiation skills. We’re looking for someone who is proactive and can have an inventive approach to problem solving.

As this is a field based role, a full driving licence is essential.

About the companyBudgens & Londis are two of the UK's leading names in the independent retail food sector with over 1500 stores and a history of over 140 years of retailing excellence. We are passionate about delivering affordable, quality products and making our customers shopping experience one where we find ways to tempt them to liven up their baskets and meet their daily needs. The brands are part of the Booker Group, the UK’s leading food wholesaler.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from 196 locations across the country, and are committed to improving choice, price and service for them
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