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Retail Assistant Manager (Systems)

Retail Assistant Manager (Systems)

Annual Salary £19,085 - £20,552 (dependent on experience)

35 hours per week

Generous Pension and benefits

37 days annual leave

Thank you for your interest in the position of Retail Assistant Manager (Systems) at Kent Union. We are a successful, vibrant and exciting organisation with a bright future ahead of us. We have achieved a great deal in the last few years, more than doubling in size to our current £11million turnover, 500 employees and 2,800+ volunteers.

We were re-accredited with Investor in People Gold status in December 2014, and were accredited with Leaders in Diversity in 2013; we were the first student’s union in the UK to achieve Investing in Volunteers status and we have been included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For, for 6 years, placed 25th for 2016.

The Retail Assistant Manager (Systems) is an exciting role within our busy Retail Department. The post-holder will be responsible for supporting the day to day operation of Kent Union’s Retail department, based in the main store, Essentials. The post-holders key duties will be to lead a team of student and permanent staff in delivering the back office functions of a retail store, such as financial processes, scheduling and HR activity, and Stock Control. The post holder will also oversee the team delivering the provision of orders and invoices from Retail suppliers, control of pricing, advertising promotions in store and to support the ongoing functions of our back office systems.


For further information about this opportunity or to arrange a conversation with Andrew Duffield, Head of Retail on 01227 823093.


For an Application Pack please click here

To apply for this position please download and complete the following forms and send them back to

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Closing date for applications: 12 noon, 27 January 2017

Interviews: 3 February 2017