Aldi is recruiting 23 store management staff across Leeds and Bradford - with salaries starting at £47k

Aldi is recruiting 23 store management staff across Leeds and Bradford as the supermarket continues growing across the region.

Monday, 10th May 2021, 12:45 pm
Updated Monday, 10th May 2021, 12:54 pm

Aldi is looking for three store managers and seven assistant store managers to join the teams across Leeds and Bradford, with 13 deputy store manager opportunities also available at various stores including Chapel Allerton, Bradford Road, Guiseley, and Holbeck.

Store managers start on £47,080 per year, which rises to £61,400 after just four years, while assistant store managers get paid £32,830, rising to £40,035 after four years.

Here, Aldi colleagues give insider tips on how to land a role with the supermarket:

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Aldi is recruiting in Leeds.

Visit the store before your interview

Deputy store manager, Jim Sandhu, said: “I’d suggest visiting your local store to watch the team and its daily running.

"This type of exercise can help candidates demonstrate their knowledge of the store, and display a sound understanding of how it operates.

"When applying for my role, I had a chat with the Store Manager, who kindly gave me some of their time.

"This put me in a very strong position in the interview as I was able to speak knowledgeably about how a store operates and identify some of the main challenges a Deputy Store Manager would face.”

Do some desk research

Kelly Stokes, recruitment director at Aldi, said: “We always want to see that applicants have done their homework, as that shows how invested an individual is in joining the business.

"We are currently in an ambitious growth period and are constantly on the lookout for people who are hungry to learn more about us and our ways of working.

"Candidates who put extra effort in when doing their research put themselves in a great position to start their application and their new career with Aldi.”

Show enthusiasm

Store manager, Jade Shallow, saod: “You have to display a willingness to work hard, to be passionate and to be committed to the role.

"If you can clearly showcase those three areas, then you’re not only going to show that you want to give your best at Aldi, but you’ll also be in a strong position to get noticed by the hiring manager in the first place.”

About the roles available:

Job title: Store Manager

Salary: £47,080 per annum, rising to £61,400 after just four years.

Job description: Aldi’s Store Managers are responsible for a multi-million-pound store operation and involved in every aspect of the business, from managing and developing teams, to meeting sales targets. The role is a fast-paced and varied one, so its important candidates are hardworking, driven and have leadership experience.

Job title: Assistant Store Manager

Salary: £32,830 per annum, rising to £40,035 after just four years.

Job description: For people looking to take their management experience to the next level, Aldi’s Assistant Store Managers are responsible for supporting the Store Manager to reach store targets and ensure the team is run efficiently.

Job title: Deputy Store Manager

Salary: £10.55 per hour rising to £11.57 per hour, plus an additional £4 per hour whilst running the store.

Job description: Deputy Store Managers work closely with the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager and will have the responsibility of managing the store team in their absence. Deputy Store Managers usually work around 25 hours per week, but this can vary from 15-35 hours.

Adam Ward, Regional Managing Director at Aldi, said: “We are really excited about the vacancies that have arisen across West Yorkshire, as Aldi’s increased popularity and customer demand for quality products has allowed us to continue with our ambitious growth plan, and create further employment opportunities for those living in the region.

“Working at Aldi means more than just having a job; we really care about our colleagues, both personally and professionally.

"On top of our fantastic benefits, such as the competitive pay and benefits package, Aldi continues to offer a great working environment and real opportunities to progress within the business.

"We take immense pride in supporting the career development of all our colleagues and invest time and resource in them, in order to keep everyone motivated, fully engaged, continuously challenged and importantly, happy.”

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