Fresh Food Area Manager

SparCork Area

This Fresh Food Area Manager role is for 5 stores in the Munster Area.

Be part of a winning and extraordinary team.


To manage and assume overall responsibility for the success of their stores by directing all operational aspects of each store and driving sales whilst minimising cost.

Customer Care

  • Ensuring all customer service initiatives are in place.
  • To deal with issues quickly and courteously.
  • To train, challenge, motivate, encourage, and provide constructive guidance to store managers and the team related to all areas of effective operations.
  • In-depth understanding of the market.
  • Maintain knowledge of current fresh food sales and promotions.
  • Ensure stores are in line with food hygiene requirements.

Operational & Store Procedures

  • Through managing product range and quality in each store, develop and drove sales and margins across fresh food departments.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills with a knowledge and expectation of department margins and weekly targets.
  • Oversee waste control systems to ensure it is run at its optimum.
  • Manage the marketing and P.O.S material, of menus, offers and product range.
  • Oversee and monitor (with store managers) all food safety compliance, controls and practices in each store.
  • Hire & Train (with store managers) all fresh food staff.
  • Assist each store manager in some daily hands on management duties.

Food Service

  • Ensure temperatures are checked in food areas to ensure compliance with HACCP regulations.
  • Ensure employees HACCP records are in line with store policies.
  • Ensure employees monitor critical control points and ensure food is not open to contamination.
  • Ensure employees comply with relevant controls around all foods including Fresh and Red Meats.


  • Any other duties that may be assigned to you by your manager.


  • Min 3-5 Years Fresh food/deli management experience.
  • The ability to lead, manage and develop others into a state of self-sufficiency.
  • Possess excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and maximise sales opportunities across fresh food departments.
  • Strong knowledge and qualifications of food safety and HACCP best practices.
  • Excellent knowledge of marketing and understanding customers’ needs and expectations for the ‘wow’ in store experience.
  • Self-starter with a hand on approach and passion for fresh food.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills with a knowledge and expectation of department margins.
  • Provides clear direction and authority.
  • Excellent people skills and experience working with the public in a busy environment.
  • Travel required

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