Section Manager Jobs

To be a section manager at the John Lewis Partnership requires you to take full responsibility for your section and the Partners within it. You’ll be commercially minded and thrive on generating and delivering sales by motivating your team to deliver excellent results, ultimately contributing to the overall success and compliance of the branch.

But as well as having a handle on your section and the bigger retail picture, you will be genuinely enthused about helping our Partners fulfil their own potential. You’ll lead and coach your Partners, planning and organising their duties and delegating to them so they can be the best they can be whilst using their time effectively. Your passion for selling and retail will delight our customers and enable you to develop and coach Partners whilst ensuring that the performance of your section is delivered to a high standard, maintaining the brand through great standards.

It’s essential you have strong leadership and communication skills as you’ll be required, on occasion, to take on the responsibility of Duty Manager and Deputy Head of Branch. Your ability to communicate and work with other Partners, leaders and stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds and build relationships with them will be vital.

Section Manager Opportunities

We have a range of Section Manager jobs in retail store management as well as distribution that cover different aspects of the business. Below are a couple examples of our most popular Section Manager jobs.

Visual Merchandising Manager Jobs

An operational and customer-facing retail management role leading a team of Visual Merchandising Partners and Selling Partners to deliver the John Lewis & Partners brand vision in branch. This role includes the management of both Visual Merchandising and Selling departments.

Selling Manager Jobs

A customer-facing retail line management role to lead a team of Selling Partners to achieve the branches operating plan.

Fleet Maintenance Manager Jobs

To be responsible for the maintenance, planning and execution of the John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners home delivery and distribution fleets in a modern workshop in Blakelands. You will manage the day to day operation of all the work and technicians associated with maintaining commercial vehicles.

If you’d like to join John Lewis for an exciting career as a Section Manager, simply search our current vacancies on the left-hand side of this page. To be alerted of future vacancies, you can register for job alerts using the button on the right-hand side of this page.

Latest John Lewis opportunities

John Lewis

Selling Assistant, Paul Smith

 Milton Keynes

 Central England

Up to £9.55 This is negotiable dependent on relevant skills and experience. The maximum pay rate for this role will increase to £10.71 from 1st April 2019

Closing Date: 26/2/2019

John Lewis

Section Manager, Selling


 East England

£11.50 - £16.64

Closing Date: 27/2/2019