Section Manager, Various Departments

Job Type Selling - Management
Region South West England
Location Swindon
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 25/6/2019
Vacancy Type
Salary Pay in range of £12.07 - £17.16 depending on experience
Salary Frequency per hour
Hours of Work
Various hours of work across seven days to include early starts, late finishes, evenings and weekends.

We request that candidates only apply for this position if you can fully commit to the advertised working hours, or we will be unable to proceed with your application.

These vacancies are for all year round and are not suitable for term time only or holiday time only.

We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of application therefore, we recommend you apply early.

Duties & Responsibilities

Our Partners have been delighting our customers for 150 years and we need exceptional leaders to continue our legacy and to propel us into the future. As ambassadors for the John Lewis Partnership, you'll develop and uphold our reputation.

Job Requirements

Taking full responsibility for your department, you'll be commercially-minded and thrive on generating sales by motivating your team to deliver excellent results. Contributing to the overall success of the branch is what it's all about.

You'll manage and mentor your Partners to be the best they can be. Your passion for selling will enable you to develop and coach Partners whilst delighting our customers.

You'll have strong leadership and communication skills which you'll get to showcase when you are required, on occasion, to take on the responsibility of Duty Manager and Deputy Head of Branch.

You'll know that we have high standards, therefore we have to complete various pre-employment checks on successful candidates. Please be patient with us whilst we carry out the checks that include a 2-year reference check.

As a Partner you'll enjoy our unique benefits package, including staff discount, subsidised food in Partner dining rooms, discounts in local restaurants, cinema vouchers and access to exclusive Partnership hotels. The list is endless....

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

Retail management or front line customer service management.


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