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Assistant Store Leader - Belfast Forestside

Date: 29-May-2022

Location: BELFAST, GB

Company: Telefonica S.A.


It matters to us that Team O2 is as diverse as the communities we serve. 

We welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.   

Whoever you are, O2 has a place for you. 

Come join us.



A bit about the role:
Your role is to help create a high performing, motivated and engaged team through leading, coaching and inspiring. You will encourage team members to love the job they do and make sure they are having great conversations with our customers to understanding their needs using Leap, so they sell the right product and service to them. Making every day better for our customers through personal experiences that count. You will also manage individual’s performance and develop the team to achieve and improve on business targets, store standards and compliance. You will look for ways to make sales soar, drive efficiencies and be an inspirational leader and role model to the team.

Travel is a requirement of the role through Store Visits, wider team meetings and conference attendance.

 Trading patterns, weekend and evening working will be expected.

Your responsibilities:

  • Leading your team brilliantly with passion and drive
  • Ensuring your store consistently delivers an extraordinary customer service/experience. Building trust

and making every single day better through personal experiences that count

  • Achieving performance targets and other measures as set by the business
  • Delivering regular, consistent and effective reviews and demonstrating effective coaching behaviours.

To help and grow talent and succession within the store.

  • Supporting the Store to drive productivity and efficiency in line with budgets and guidelines, using

commercial reporting to maximise profit & revenue within the store.

  • Driving in store engagement to grow a high performing team, through effective leadership behaviours.
  • Building a schedule using identified business data inputs (i.e. footfall, matrix hours, trading hours,

employee contracted hours) to maximise productivity and deliver store rotas in an effective and timely

  • Ensuring store is adhering to key compliance requirements in relation to store standards, Health &

Safety, cash management, security and stock management, FCA compliance, refunds and discounts

  • Identifying talent within the team and driving development
  • Working with your team to take ownership of the store appearance - taking pride in where you work.
  • Exploring internal and external opportunities to grow revenue year on year

What we look for is:

  • Someone who takes full accountability for themselves and their team’s performance.
  • Some who has worked in a fast-paced environment previously, not necessarily Retail, who is

motivated to work to targets and deadlines

  • Budget and Profit and Loss responsibility is a requirement of the role
  • Someone who takes the lead, encourages and develops teams to be high performing and brings their

team on a journey

  • Strong coaching skills
  • The ability to provide support, training and development for the team
  • A great communicator
  • Someone who can be agile, who can change and adapt to suit business needs
  • Commercial acumen
  • Someone who understands the importance of delivering great customer experiences, the awareness

of a customer centric culture. Putting the customer first in everything that we do.

  • Someone who has an interest in technology and mobiles



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We’re looking to pay a great compensation package (depending on experience) for this position. We also offer plenty of extras to sweeten the deal, which could include things like bonuses, life assurance cover, health care and lots of flexible benefits.  


Also, every employee has their personal development supported with a LinkedIn learning account; plus other role specific learning available through our award-winning digital learning platform - O2 Campus.


We also believe a great work-life balance is important, so we’re open to considering part-time and flexible approaches to working. Like to know more, feel free to raise it.  


Join us and we’ll encourage you to be bold every day. So take a deep breath, your career is about to go to exciting new places. 


If you have any questions around the role then please email who will be happy to help.