Operations Assistant

URGENT ROLE for an immediate start.

  • Central London
  • Full-time

Don’t miss your opportunity to become part of our Great British beauty brand! We’re looking for an Operations Assistant for our Visual Merchandising Team to deliver the Liz Earle magic! Working within a fast-paced premium retail environment you will be supporting the team with ongoing maintenance of the retail estate across all our stores and third-party counters. With our unique brand story, expertise in all things naturally active, and continuous growth, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of something truly special!

As an Operations Assistant, a key part of your role will be to lead the set up and manage the ongoing contract with our maintenance agency partner, ensuring overall standards of merchandising in stores are met. Reviewing and allocating workflow and priorities, you will keep on top of all requests ensuring actions are delivered within set KPIs. You will support the roll out of new stores as well as keep on top of any refit activity, acting as a point of contact for the installation team and Area Managers, as well as 3rd party stakeholders for a seamless launch. Additionally, you will be the main point of contact for all maintenance and operational VM queries from retail, as well as co-ordinating across our in-house creative team and external suppliers to ensure all signage, props and collateral reach the stores in time. With 160+ counters on our map, you’ll play a pivotal role in ensuring our store standards are always on track! Finally, you will keep a keen eye for expenditure, ensuring maintenance costs are tracked and within budget while also undertaking any other admin duties in relation to supporting the wider VM team.

So, who are we looking for?
A cool-headed Operations Assistant with a can-do attitude and previous experience in a similar fast-paced operational role ideally within a retail environment! A lover of deadlines and processes, you probably also love a list or two and meticulously keep track of all actions ensuring all projects are delivered in time and within budget! Along with all your admin wizardry you will be equipped with sound commercial acumen and problem-solving skills. MS Office - Excel, Word, Outlook – you’ve done it all!

Sound good?... There is more!

With genuine interest and passion for all things beauty and skincare, you will thrive in the world of fast-paced premium retail and global brands. A strong and diplomatic team player, you will communicate with ease at all levels and have a knack for working cross-functionally, both internally and externally. Furthermore, you will continuously operate within the remit of our Precious Recipe: We Care More, We Never Settle, We Are One Team, ensuring you approach each task or interaction with the care and attention expected when operating in premium retail.

To flourish at Liz Earle, you will be comfortable with ambiguity and change, approaching each day with positivity and resilience while taking full ownership of your deliverables.

What can we offer you in return?
This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s fastest growing premium skincare brands, while working closely with our WBA counterparts and taking the growth of our great British brand to the next level!

As an Operations Assistant you will be working as part of a fast-paced Visual Merchandising Team, building and protecting our beautiful brand and ensuring world-class execution. With our unique brand story, a team of experts around you and the world of premium beauty at your fingertips, this is your chance to be part of something special.

In addition to a competitive salary, our benefits include (but are not limited to) a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension, life insurance, 50% personal product discount and a goodie box each month! #joinlizearle

How to apply

  • Email recruitment@lizearle.com
  • Copy and paste the job type and location of the role you are applying for in the subject line.
  • Attach your CV, covering letter and current salary details.
  • Closing Date 11th July 2018.

Please note

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive for our roles, we are unable to personally reply to all applications and only successful candidates will be contacted. Please do feel free to apply again in the future if you see something else you are interested in.

Liz Earle Beauty Co. is an equal opportunities employer, part of Walgreens Boots Alliance. We work closely with our Global Brands recruitment partners within the wider WBA and may share your information internally for recruitment purposes only. Where we do this, we ensure they give your information the same level of care and security as we do in accordance with GDPR. If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period of twelve (12) months and may contact you about alternative vacancies.