Shop Manager

Website Recyke y’bike

Title: Shop Manager

Job Location: Blackburn House, Ropery Lane, Chester-le-Street

Salary: £12.81/hour, 35 hours/week (part time working requests considered). Holiday entitlement 33 days including bank holidays.

How to apply: email for an application pack. Closing date for applications is Friday 17th June with interviews taking place the following week

Job Description:

  1. Line manage the staff at Chester- le- Street in line with the Staff Review and Performance Policy of RyB to encourage staff development and job satisfaction.
  2. Encourage the recruitment of a wide range of volunteers and provide opportunities for training and personal development.
  3. Develop close and active links with the local community to promote cycling and to identify people likely to benefit from the charity. 
  4. Manage and deliver a series of regular training sessions to the public.
  5. Maintain regular contact and communication with the General Manager and staff at the Brinkburn Street site.
  6. Refurbish, service and repair bicycles to a high standard, regularly liaising with the Operations Manager to ensure consistency across both sites and that production meets the needs of the organisation in terms of both quantity and quality.  
  7. Ensure cash and stock management procedures are followed using Premier ePos and cash is banked regularly.
  8. Keep records of the number of bikes produced/serviced/repaired each month.
  9. Take overall responsibility for workshop Health & Safety, complying and continuously keeping abreast of requirements in relation to relevant Health and Safety legislation and guidelines, ensuring facilities are maintained to a high standard.
  10. Work with the General Manager on a range of relevant initiatives and tasks such as developing a marketing strategy for Chester-le-Street.
  11. Make a significant contribution to the broader development of RyB by sharing expertise and knowledge and engaging in relevant training activities.
  12. Such other responsibilities (including security of the premises) which are appropriate to the grade of the post.

Essential experience, skills and knowledge include:

  • Experience of working in a bike shop or workshop (minimum 2 years)
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organised with attention to detail
  • Self- motivated with pride in your work
  • Commitment to the charitable objectives, values and ethos of Recyke y’bike

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