Branch Director & Dispensing Optician - Cobham

  • Location: Cobham
  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Job Code: TBC

Posted: Oct 26, 2020

Are you an experienced Branch Manager searching for a new and exciting position? This may be the role for you! We are actively searching for a Branch Director to join our team, situated in Cobham.

A bit about us…

Leightons is a retail opticians and audiology business, founded in 1928. We are proudly independent, family-owned and family run and believe our people are the key to success and longevity. Leightons have grown to have 34 stores, all special and unique – 24 fully owned, 7 franchised, 2 co-owned and 1 business operating under its own name.

The role…

As Branch Director, you will report directly into the Area Manager with the goal of enhancing branch growth whilst maintaining staff and customer relationships. Core responsibilities behind the position will include;

  • Managing the customer relationships, ensuring customer levels of satisfaction remain at their targeted level
  • Deliver business results by promoting strategies within branch to enhance performance
  • Planning for the future. Setting and achieving realistic business goals by establishing priorities, actions and milestones
  • Guiding your team, ensuring they remain motivated and continue to excel within their defined roles
  • Complete analysis of branch financial performance
  • Support with day to day dispensing activities

Requirements

This is an ideal position of an experienced Dispensing Optician and Manager with a strong commercial mindset. You will need to possess strong communication skills with a proven track record in people management, ensuring you are able to lead, motivate and guide the team.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Qualified Dispensing Optician
  • Fully Registered with the GOC
  • Management Experience

Benefits

  • Staff Discount
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Access to Leightons Learning Academy
  • Contribution Towards Gym/Club Memberships
  • Life Cover 2 x Salary or 4 x Salary if in Pension Scheme
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