Career Opportunities

Passionate about retailing, driven by success, want a company that will help you achieve your full potential? Then come and join our team at Roys (Wroxham) Ltd.

We are a family business, with over 110 years in the retail trade Members of the Roy family sit on the board & work in the business, ensuring we preserve the traditional values of a family owned business at the same time as overseeing the constant changes which are necessary to ensure the ongoing success of our business in the twenty first century.

Our aim is to give our customers the best possible shopping experience, with our value for money goods offered in a friendly shopping environment. Our staff work hard to achieve that aim, whether it is in “the front line” as a sales assistant or “behind the scenes” in a more administrative capacity. Our managers work for us because they know their ideas can make a difference to us achieving that aim.

If you want to be a bigger fish in a smaller pond and enjoy working in an environment that’s constantly busy, like to learn new skills and can communicate well with people we would like to hear from you.

 

Applying

If you are interested in applying for any of the positions listed please send a CV or completed application form to

For information on any sales assistant & other shop floor positions not listed below please contact the store you are interested in working at directly. Contact details for each store can be found on our store finder.

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Career Vacancies

  • Norfolk - Assistant Store Manager

    Full time, 5 days out of 7 including weekends.

    We are looking for an Assistant Store Manager who is able to work at any of our stores in Norfolk. You will assist the management team to improve the commercial performance of the store.

    Leading by example, you will help to motivate and develop the store team to provide the best shopping experience for our customers.

    The successful candidate will be self- motivated and enthusiastic team player with proven man management skills. You should be a good communicator and ideally have experience working at supervisory or management level within a similar retail environment. You need the desire to achieve targets through effective performance management of your team and have the enthusiasm to drive your own development ready to progress through to the next level.

  • Dereham - Team Leader - Fashion, Footwear & linens

    Full time (39 hours / week), 5 days out of 7 including weekends.

    The objective of the role is to lead your team to deliver exceptional customer service and departmental standards to maximise sales and profitability.

    As a Team Leader you will work as part of the management team and be responsible for :

    • Leading by example, motivating and developing your team to reach their full potential.
    • Supervising your team to achieve set performance targets for the department to provide the best possible shopping experience for our customers.
    • Working at all times within the guidelines of the company'’s policies and procedures

     

    To be successful you should have:

    • You should have previously enjoyed working in a similar retail environment supervising a small team.
    • Have the passion to deliver the highest standards of customer service.
    • Have a positive ‘can do’ approach along with the enthusiasm and determination, that with training, could take you to the top.
  • Sudbury - Assistant Manager

    Full time

    As an Assistant Store Manager you will assist the management team to improve the commercial performance of the store.

    Leading by example, you will help to motivate and develop the store team to provide the best shopping experience for our customers.

    The successful candidate will be self-motivated and an enthusiastic team player with proven man management skills. You should be a good communicator and ideally have worked at supervisory or management level within a similar retail environment. You need the desire to achieve targets through the effective performance management of your team and be able to drive your own development ready to progress through to the next level.

  • Beccles - Department Senior - Grocery

    Full time (39 hours / week), 5 days out of 7 with Sundays on a rota basis. You will also be required to work a minimum of one late night and an early start of 6.30am.

    An opportunity for a Department Senior exists at our Beccles store, to run the Grocery department.

    As a Department Senior you will lead the team to deliver the highest levels of customer service and excellent department standards.

    The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, very customer focused, organised and ideally have worked in a similar environment.

    This rewarding “hands on” role offers the candidate the opportunity to experience being on the first step of the management ladder.

  • Highway Garden & Leisure - Nursery manager

    This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to manage and motivate a small team to cultivate and maintain a variety of plants readying them to be sold in the garden centre areas of Highways and our other Roys stores.

    Reporting directly to the Deputy Manager, the main tasks of the role will be:

    • Planning and organising the planting calendar to ensure the appropriate plants will be ready for sale to meet seasonal deadlines.
    • Liaising with the buyer to assist with the planning and purchase of plants to be offered during the gardening year.
    • Organising the planting, pricking out, potting, nipping out and spraying and watering of plants to prepare them to be ready as required for sale in stores.
    • Working closely with the management team to allocate resources to meet plant production requirements.
    • Monitoring the delivery of weed/pest/disease control programmes in line with health and safety requirements.
    • Coaching and developing new staff and motivating existing staff to encourage best practice in nursery/greenhouse operations.
    • Analysing costs to produce and maintain plants and monitor this against yields and sales to measure profitability.
    • Investigating and improving methods and procedures required to bring plants to, and maintain in, peak condition.
    • Using own initiative to ensure the agreed quantity of plants are available to sell at the correct time of year in order to maximise sales and profitability.
    • Providing specialist advice both to staff and customers regarding the selection, planting and maintenance of plants in line with seasonal requirements.

     

    The right candidate will hold a relevant qualification in horticulture and have previous practical experience in plant production, which should include the use of the machinery, compost, pesticides and growth requirements, including pot or tray sizes, during the plant production cycle. Commercial awareness is essential to prioritise the tasks and allocate the manpower required to achieve these within the set deadlines.

  • Highway Garden & Leisure - Lead Chef

    Full time, 43 per week, working 5 days out of 7, with no split shifts but will include week-ends.

    We are looking for someone to manage the kitchen staff to prepare, cook and serve food and beverages which including the daily carvery at our Highway Garden & Leisure site. You will be responsible for the monitoring of the quality of production and portion control as well as ordering and receipting deliveries, stock rotation and wastage, always working to ensure that high standards of hygiene are achieved at all times.

    You should have a good working knowledge of your responsibilities in complying with statutory regulations regarding working with fresh food and have an understanding of how Health and Safety at work is applied in a kitchen/restaurant environment including but not limited to cleaning procedures and temperature control.

    You will have experience of leading a Team and have the ability to monitor the performance of your team by completing appraisals, return to work interviews and staff performance interviews.