Area Manager

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Type of role

Full Time

About the role

We’re on the hunt for a bright, proactive and ambitious Area Manager with bags of energy and commercial acumen to enable and cultivate the entrepreneurs running our coffee shops. Our expansion plans mean plenty of opportunities and we’re seeking the very best Area Manager who has a boundless passion for coffee - its all about the bean! 

You will initially be looking after 7 of our lovely shops in the Buckinghamshire and surrounding area with potential for the area to grow with you as you develop. 

In return we’re offering the chance to make an impact in a growing business, heaps of opportunities to learn and develop, and plenty of fun along the way. If you’re ambitious, and looking for a step-up then our expansion plans should have you pretty excited. 

You must have a full clean driving licence and if you have your own wheels, great! But if not we can provide for you. 

And most importantly you get as much free coffee as you can shake a stick at! 

What you'll do 

You’ll support 7-10 shops building great teams and developing them to be the best they can be
You’ll put the customer at the heart of everything you do, championing their experience
You’ll think commercially and support your shop teams to do the same
You’ll drive KPI’s, ensuring your teams have everything they need to succeed
People, people, people – Coaching, Leading, and lots of Feedback
Hands on in the shops, leading by example – you’re not there to police standards you’re there to live and breathe our values
You’ll consult on local marketing & community engagement, which your managers own
As a brand ambassador you’ll work with internal functions, external suppliers & 3rd parties
You’ll have the opportunity to lead and get involved in various projects

You’ll work closely with the Head of Operations, and the rest of the Leadership team to ensure initiatives are landed positively and seamlessly in your shops

How you'll do it

  • Energiser – you lead your teams with bags of focus and energy – You make the mundane amazing and never fail to engage with people
  • Maverick - encouraging entrepreneurial behavior, but coaching entrepreneurs you think blue sky and see innovative solutions to the everyday challenges
  • Customer Passion + Ambassador – you are the person who lives our values.
  • Synergy + Coach – a consultant, the power lies with the shop manager. Supporting them to run their own shop
  • Growth – you’re hungry to learn and are looking out for the impact you can have, plus what the next step might be on your career journey
  • Being a Doer - you're uber proactive, always spotting what needs to get done and helping your team to do it
  • Organising - proven knack of juggling several balls at the same time without dropping any. Dealing with demanding people and the unexpected comes easy to you
  • Diligence – you're meticulous with an eagle eye for detail. Where others might see monotony, you see opportunity, and take pleasure in precision. You take pride in your work and have an insatiable desire to make things better (Maverick again!)
  • Rapport Builder - you love working with your team and getting to know people and can adapt your style to immediately build relationships

About us

Harris + Hoole are a new generation of coffee shops bringing an artisan approach and quality coffee to the high street, alongside our other amazing teas, hot chocolate and fab food! Our shops reflect the local communities we serve and we strive to deliver exceptional coffee, from happy people!

We know that when our people are happy, and brilliant at what they do, life is so much better for everyone. They delight our customers. They do amazing things. They love their work. So it makes sense to us to create a place where people can be happy and brilliant. The best version of themselves. Their "BestSelf".

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