Store Manager

Job description

MACE Castlebellingham, Forge Filling Station, Dundalk Rd, Castlebellingham, Co. Louth require a full time Store Manager to work in their fantastic store, alongside a great team. 


  • The recruitment, training and development of all employees for store operations.
  • Rostering and general management of employees to ensure adequate cover within budgetary provisions.
  • Manage the performance of the team utilising effective performance management techniques in line with legislation.
  • Continually communicate with Retail Sales Team on objectives and store performance.

  • Generating and analysing financial reports, analysing same and reporting any discrepancies to Store Owner
  • Ensure store sales are maximised
  • Ensure store margins are managed appropriately and profitability of store is maximised


  • Ensure operation runs efficiently and smoothly
  • Maintain store standards are consistently improved in terms of housekeeping, merchandising, presentation and service
  • Ensure in-store promotions are managed appropriately
  • Uphold policies and procedures are implemented and managed within the store


  • Maintain effective stock control procedures and systems are in place to minimise stock loss
  • Preparation for and management of stock take
  • Ensure effective food management and waste systems are implemented, managed and updated appropriately
  • Identify areas of stock leakage and ensure effective systems are in place to minimise stock loss (e.g. through pilferage, wastage, damages)
  • Ensure effective stock rotation and stock monitoring systems are in place and adhered to


  • Safeguard secure store opening and closing procedures
  • Ensure store operates within relevant legislation in terms of employment, health and safety law, HACCP and consumer regulations
  • Ensure you are up to date on all aspects of Health & Safety legislation, HACCP, Labour Law and Consumer Legislation and take relevant actions that may arise out of changes in same

Job requirements

The ideal candidate will possess many of the below attributes:


  • Proven ability at Management or Supervisory Level in managing retail sales team including the following:
    • Planning and organising
    • Problem solving
    • Managing performance
  • Excellent operational knowledge of retail environment
  • Excellent interpersonal relations
  • Working knowledge of employment, health & safety regulations, HACCP, and consumer legislation
  • Committed to continually improving standards
  • Self-motivated and the ability to use their own initiative.
  • The ability to work in a pressurised fast paced environment