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Vacancy - RSPCA Charity Shop Manager (Huddersfield)

RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District Branch


Full Time – Pay: £23,848.50 per year

Work Location: In person Application deadline: 27/06/2024

Job Purpose:

To ensure the smooth daily operation of the shop, ensuring it operates within RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District Branch, Health & Safety guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures in order to maximise sales and profit. To recruit and train a motivated team of staff and volunteers, whilst promoting the work of the RSPCA.

About the Department and role:

The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District Branch is an independent branch of the RSPCA. Our Animal Centre cares for, rehabilitates and rehomes hundreds of cats, dogs and small animals each year. The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District never put a healthy animal to sleep.

The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District Branch rehabilitates and rehomes approximately 800 animals each year from our animal centre in Halifax.

The Branch has 8 Charity Shops and an eBay shop; the profits from which are used to support our animal centre.

Retail Sales – Maximising income from donated stock ensuring the highest standards of retail display and merchandising. Maintain our standard trading hours. Ensure an effective system is maintained to organise the efficient collection of donations from the general public.

People – Lead and inspire the team to continuously improve and evolve, creating a “can do” team-work, supportive and positive culture. Working closely with other branch departments to promote a collaborative culture.

Training and Development – Ensure all staff and volunteers receive timely and ongoing training, development, coaching and feedback to ensure that they grow and fulfil their duties to the best of their abilities.

Resource management – Maximise available resources of finance, staff, buildings and equipment to deliver excellent standards whilst achieving financial targets. Find creative and innovative solutions to drive productivity and efficiency.

Financial management – Adhere to financial procedures laid down by the branch, ensure maximum economy of resources and achieve best value for money.

Volunteers– Recruit and build a strong volunteer team who feel supported, respected and valued, and become an asset to the charity shop.

Health and Safety – Ensure that all the Health & Safety requirements required by law in the charity shop are met.

Security– Maintain security of the charity shop buildings, contents and data as required by the General Data Protection Regulations.

Applicants should ideally should have previous retail experience in a management role, have good customer care skills, experience managing budgets and finance. You must be a good mentor and be passionate about developing others. IT literate and skilled in MS office applications.

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