You’ll make sure that any paperwork from the store that is required by the Accounts department is accurate and sent on time. You’ll also do some cashing up so it’s a responsible job. You need to have attention to detail.
You’ll be guiding your team and driving the performance of your department. You’ll play an active part in each individual’s development, ensuring that each person is trained properly. You’ll need to make sure that new starters are supported and make sure that standards and procedures are followed. You’ll also be in charge of scheduling shifts for your department
A Duty Manager is usually assigned to a particular department, sometimes two departments. You’ll also support the Store Manager by overseeing the smooth
running of the store in his or her absence, ensuring proper procedures are followed. You’ll need to be able to delegate, give clear instruction and have excellent communication skills in fulfilling the role. You’ll also need to be organised, have good people management skills and not be afraid of confronting difficult situations, whether that be operations or people-focussed.
You’ll be in charge of a store with around 30 to 40 employees. You’ll be commercially and customer focussed, always looking for ways to improve the store.
You’ll have great people management skills, and ensure that the highest standards are adhered to.
E-COMMERCE & DELIVERIES MANAGER
You’ll be overseeing the Deliveries team to ensure the smooth transit of products ordered online and between the stores.
You’ll be dealing with the logistics of fulfilling a large of amount of orders each day by a deadline, so you’ll need to be organised. You’ll also have excellent knowledge of our products and be able to advise our customers by email and over the phone.
This is based at Westbourne Grove. It is the biggest kitchen in the business and the crucial hub of our food production.
Each day, you’ll be preparing a large quantity of dishes for all of the stores.
We have Kitchen Porters, Commis Chefs, Chefs de Partie and Sous Chefs working here. You’ll also be working directly with the Executive Head Chef so you’ll witness and taste first-hand some of the brand new menu creations before anyone else!
We have smaller kitchens within each of our stores, with smaller teams.
You’ll prepare food received from the central kitchen for presentation in our Food to Go department, as well as some salads and hot food on site.However, you’ll also help serve food at our Food to Go counter so you’ll need to engage with our customers well. Typically, if you work here, you’ll be a Chef de Partie, Commis Chef or Kitchen Porter with good customer service skills-generally a multi-tasking all-rounder!
HEAD OFFICE TEAMS
The Executive Head Chef develops our menu across the stores and runs our central kitchen; our Food Operations Manager ensures that the highest standards are maintained in all of our Food to Go departments across the stores.
We have Buyers and Buying Assistants for different departments. You’ll be sourcing innovative products, keeping one step ahead of healthy eating trends and coming up with pricing and promotions.
You’ll be good with numbers and have great communication skills. You’ll also be passionate about your products, and know what our customers want.
You’ll be coordinating activity aimed at communicating Planet Organic’s expertise
to the London area, through avenues such as brand marketing, PR, social media,
events and in-store promotional support. You’ll be contributing to the overall marketing strategy of the company and to the development of the department.
You’ll be trading Planet’s ecommerce website, including merchandising and
marketing of the e-commerce site in order to drive online sales.
Here you’ll be working practically on business challenges related to people and productivity. You might be working on recruitment, learning and development, employee engagement or employee relations.
You’ll pro-actively come up with ideas and solutions, working closely with Store Managers. The people working in this department are generalists and often share all these responsibilities across the business.
You’ll be supporting the stores with any software related issues, troubleshooting and making sure our systems are running smoothly.