This well-established group of opticians are currently on the lookout for a new Optical Practice Manager to manage one of their practices in the Bournemouth area. The practice has a nice, independent feel, focus on their patients and customer service and offer a wide range of products.
You will be managing a small team that are a long-serving team and have been in the practice for a number of years. They have an excellent reputation in the Bournemouth area, with a loyal patient base and awaiting an established Optical Practice Manager to lead the team and grow the practice.
09:00- 17:30 with 1-hour lunch
Salary of up to £29,000
A competitive manager's bonus (up to £6k per annum)
Excellent discounts and benefits
Great team environment as well as a real "work/life balance"
Responsibilities of the Optical Practice Manager
Your role will be to help lead the team from the front. You will occasionally be involved in all-optical duties such as dispensing but you will primarily be managing staff, analysing KPI's, P&L, troubleshooting, offering advice, rota management and dealing with all of the day to day duties. You will be on the shop floor making sales and coaching your team whilst ensuring customer service standards are maintained.
What is important, is your ability to manage people and experience as a manager to encourage and inspire the team. You will also have to build rapport and converse with patients, while getting involved in the day to day tasks of the store whether that be dispensing, stock taking, answering calls or dealing with problems.
Requirements of the Optical Practice Manager
Management experience within an optician is required as you will have full autonomy in managing the practice and the team to how you see fit.
You will be involved in stock purchasing, recruitment and developing the business by looking to increase footfall and keeping clinics booked up
Must be a team player
A friendly and personable demeanour and strong personal work ethic.
A customer-focused approach to your work and the ability to build a strong rapport with customers and colleagues alike.
Compensation for the Optical Practice Manager
For your efforts a competitive salary of up to £28,000 is on offer as well, a very appealing bonus scheme and other company benefits.
Mon - Sat - 09:00-17:30 with 1-hour lunch
Sunday - 10:30-16:30
This is an excellent opportunity for a quality driven candidate who wishes to work within a stable pleasant environment.
What happens next?
Once you have applied, one of the experienced team at Inspired Selections will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail.
They will also go over your previous experience from your CV and your current situation to make sure you have the relevant experience and match what the client is looking for.
Once this has been discussed leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.
To apply for this new and rare opportunity:
- Call Chris at Inspired Selections on
- Upload your C.V to
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