Deputy Store Manager

Website Rutland Cycling

Do you have a passion for bikes & retail? Are you a people’s person who has hunger to deliver exceptional customer service? Would you like to work for an award-winning retailer? Well look no further!

We are currently looking for a Deputy Manager to join our flagship cycling store located on Rutland Water’s beautiful North Shore. The store is home to a large workshop staffed by passionate trained mechanics. Also on site, we have a BikeFit service and an unrivalled cycle hire.

Purpose of the Deputy Manager

  • To assist the Store Manager to effectively manage and maintain a profitable and sales driven store, to a high standard, delivering excellent customer care.
  • To help motivate and inspire the team to achieve individual and company targets
  • To ensure the safety and security of staff and stock.

What you’ll do

  • Ensuring customer satisfaction and the smooth running of shifts
  • Keyholder and alarm contact
  • Issuing daily duties and following-up to ensure completion and compliance
  • Stock accuracy and amendments
  • Investigations under the disciplinary process
  • Ensuring the effective scheduling of staff, and taking action to address issues 
  • Awareness and responsibility for security of stock and staff
  • Ensuring colleagues are compliant with training and legality as required 
  • Banking and reporting to the Finance department
  • In addition, the requirements and responsibilities of a Team Leader are also expected from the role of Deputy Store Manager

What we are looking for

  • Excellent customer service focus
  • Strong market knowledge within the cycle and leisure industry
  • Commercially astute to be able to identify & exploit opportunities given the store’s location and customer base
  • Driven sales record with the desire to meet budgeted sales and profit targets
  • Ability to operate at a strategic level, particularly when deputising for the Store Manager, including effective planning
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to assist in leading the store team, and to build working relationships with senior management across the company
  • Consistently seeking improvement in own performance and that of others
  • A high level or self-motivation and awareness
  • Proficient IT skills using EPOS and similar

If you believe this fits your skills & experience then don’t delay and apply today! We’d love to hear from you.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Generous employee discount
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount
  • Wellness programme
  • Bonus scheme

Job Location: Rutland Water, Whitwell, North Shore, LE15 8BL 

Salary: £27,000 – £29,000 pa

How to apply: Email CV to 

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