Team Manager Jobs At John Lewis

Being a Team Manager at John Lewis gives you full responsibility for your branch and all the Partners within it. Our Team Manager roles suit those who are commercially minded and thrive on generating sales. You’ll get huge satisfaction from motivating an entire team to deliver success for your branch.

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*Please note: we previously referred to our Team Managers as Section Managers.

We’re looking for a manager to join a branch and grow the team within it. So those who are genuinely enthused about helping Partners reach their potential will excel in their role. You’ll lead and coach your team members, planning and organising their duties. By delegating tasks effectively, you’ll help them to achieve their goals, whilst driving forward efficiencies for the branch.

As well as developing the Partners around you, you’ll also have a strong appreciation for the bigger retail picture. Your passion for selling and retail will delight our customers. By maintaining our brand values and pushing excellence in all areas of the branch, you’ll deliver superb results. It’s important that you have strong leadership and communication skills as a Team Manager. These will be essential. Especially when, on occasion, you take on the responsibility of Duty Manager and Deputy Head of Branch. Your ability to build relationships with other stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds will also be vital.

Benefits of joining the John Lewis Partnership

We’re passionate about creating a happier world. This starts with you, our valued Partners, who all share ownership of our unique business and play a part in its continued success.

Together, we not only have the power to shape the future of a business. We will improve the lives of our people, local communities and the wider world in the process.

As well as providing you with fulfilling work and treating you with the fairness and respect you deserve, we are proud to offer you industry leading benefits. These include:

  • Annual bonuses for all Partners, so profits are shared by everyone.
  • Partnership discounts at both John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners stores (after you’ve been with us for three months).
  • Exceptional pension contributions – including an additional 4% of your pay after three years service.
  • Additional annual leave for long term Partners and the option to buy an extra week’s holiday.

To read the full list of Partner rewards, please visit our benefits page.

Team Manager Opportunities

We have a range of Team Manager jobs in retail store management as well as distribution. These cover different aspects of the business so roles and responsibilities can vary. Here are some job description overviews for our most popular Team Manager jobs.

Visual Merchandising Manager Jobs

These are operational and customer-facing retail management roles. You’ll lead 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

These are customer-facing retail line management roles. A Team Manager appointed in this area will lead a team of Selling Partners to achieve the branch’s operating plan

Fleet Maintenance Manager Jobs

Roles in this department will involve the maintenance, planning and execution of our home delivery and distribution fleets. This is for both our John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners businesses. Working in a modern workshop in Blakelands, you’ll manage the day-to-day operation of maintaining our commercial vehicles.

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