Featured Job Retail Area Consultant

Posted: October 28, 2021

Job Details

  • RSPB
  • Consultant
  • Full Time
  • £27,574.00 - £30,590.00 per annum
  • Flexible in Southern England
  • 24/11/2021

Job Description

This is such an exciting time to join the RSPB Retail Consultancy as we begin the delivery of our new strategy and develop the Commercial propositions in our Reserves across the UK Countries.

As a Retail Area Consultant based in the South of England, you will provide our reserves with specialist commercial expertise and direction to underpin a high quality and consistent retail shopping experience that supports growth and support, for the RSPB.

Working collaboratively with reserve and country teams to co-create annual business plans and agree targets for area and reserve teams, providing clear direction and expectations for the year ahead, you will be the critical link that supports the successful implementation of our strategy.

Regular site visits will be required to maintain the required level of support for our teams, whilst also ensuring that our visitors have an amazing experience by implementing and maintaining the highest of standards possible.

In addition, you will provide expert advice in all areas of retail, working with colleagues across the organisation to support initiatives and projects, to aid in our day-to-day operations and strategic ambitions.

Essential skills, knowledge, and experience:
• Demonstrable experience of delivering specialist commercial expertise and direction within a retail environment.
• Demonstrable experience of leading, managing, and coaching successful teams.
• Demonstrable practical experience of the legislative requirements, systems and procedures that facilitate a successful retail operation.
• Sound business acumen and ability to use management information to support decision making and affect change.
• Organised with excellent time management skills with the ability to plan and prioritise workload effectively.
• Excellent communication and influencing skills that create and maintain collaborative working relationships at all levels.
• Demonstrable experience in planning and advising on store layouts incorporating merchandising and visual merchandising principles and standards.
• Experience of new site openings and managing refurbishment programmes.
• Experienced user of EPOS and stock management systems.
• A working knowledge of MS Office.

Desirable skills, knowledge, and experience:
• Working knowledge of Employment Law.
• Experience of working in visitor attractions, not-for-profit and the environment / conservation sector.
• Experience and knowledge of project management principles and supporting systems.

What you can expect:
• Supportive, high-performing team of talented individuals around you, who want to make the world a better place than we found it.
• An opportunity to play your part in affecting positive change and working collaboratively with cross functional teams that will make some of the most beautiful places in the UK even more special for our visitors.
• Access to excellent learning and development opportunities and employee benefits package.
• No two days are the same! We are looking for someone who is flexible and willing to travel. Some days you will be based at home or in the office, others you will be visiting some of the most beautiful places in the UK.

Additional Information

How to apply:

Please visit here to apply online

Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance and Annual Leave