Food and Retail Manager


Food and Retail Manager Job
Hours: Full-Time/ Daytime Hours
Locations: Monkstown


We are looking for a responsible full-time Food and Retail Manager to work as part of the management team in Avoca Monkstown.

Job Description:

This role will report to the Store General Manager and will hold full responsibility for all aspects of the food offering in that store.

About the Role: 

The Food and Retail Manager will be responsible for all of Avoca Monkstown’s Restaurant, Food Counter, CBK Retail Product, Fruit & Veg, Butchers, Deli Counter “Hello & Go”, Delivery and Take-Home food offering in their store. Supporting the General Manager, the Food Manager will lead their Teams in all aspects of sales growth, margin attainment, Income protection, stock control, cost control, customer service, training, and health and safety. The Food and Retail Manager will ensure Avoca continues to lead the market in quality, choice, and variety of food offerings.


Drive sales and profit conversion delivering on a P&L bottom line
Ensure customer service and standards are best in class
Ensure the front line and all members of your team are fully trained, motivated and efficient in their duties
Full responsibility for stock control including ordering, replenishment, storage, cycle counts and seasonality changes
Act as a brand guardian to ensure consistency across the breadth of our offering
Drive innovation, embrace change and support the team in the delivery of new concepts
Ensure visual merchandising and displays are in keeping with Avoca brand standards
Work with the Culinary and Supply Chain teams to support the development of category growth plans
Work with Business Excellence team to optimise Stock, Labour, Margin Control, Sales Innovation and Cost Management
Full HACCP compliance and health & safety adherence throughout all products lifecycle
Ensure accurate and timely Employee records are inputted on our TMS
Provide cover for the Retail Manager when required
Ad hoc duties as per business requirements


5 years experience in a high-end customer-facing retail business
Highly organised with an ability to multi-task, prioritise and work to tight deadlines
Must be strategic, commercial-minded with a clear vision and a passion for food
Proven track record of seeking responsibility
Excellent customer service skills – the ability to go “above and beyond”
Be a creative and innovative thinker
Attention to detail
Great problem-solving skills
Be a teamwork champion


To apply, send us your current curriculum vitae along with covering letter and references.

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Reference: Food and Retail Manager, Monkstown