Iceland Foods Ltd

Retail Store Manager Apprenticeship with Iceland


Iceland Foods Ltd

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £461.63
37.5 hours per week Shift work, most stores start their operation at 5 am and end by about 11 pm
duration: 12 months
start: 21 October 2019
Higher(level 4-7)
Retail manager (apprenticeship standard)
14 October 2019 (application closing date)
A successful, growing, award winning business; Iceland are looking for candidates with outstanding potential to start their Apprentice Store Management Programme, leading your team with speed, energy and enthusiasm.


This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with leadership and management experience to build a career with one of Britain’s fastest-growing, and most innovative retailers whilst working towards their Retail Management Level 4 Apprenticeship.

This is a 12 month apprenticeship and at the end of the programme you will move into an Iceland Store Manager position. 

Salary - £24,000

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship Scheme your salary will increase to a minimum of £28,000 

Day to day duties:

  • Conduct weekly analysis on store sales and operations to identify areas of focus
  • Drive sales through all available channels and marketing in store
  • Continuously improve customer service in store with defined actions to improve
  • Adherence and correct implementation of processes, policies and procedures in store
  • Ongoing cost control to deliver all financial targets & drive company initiatives
  • Manages team performance effectively
  • Actively drives store talent programmes and internal development into management roles
  • Takes ownership of implementing business decisions and effectively communicates them to the team
  • Regularly checks that customers are happy, challenging performance where appropriate
  • Enables the team to work at their best by monitoring, coaching, providing feedback, problem solving and communicating with pace and urgency
  • Manages the team’s performance and drives results by leading the team
  • Seeks and takes action on feedback from others to drive personal development and business performance
  • Knows how they affect others and leads from the front as a company role model
  • Presents change in a positive manner, ensuring everyone in the team understands what is expected of them
  • Develops effective business networks to have influential relationships with managers, peers and customers


  • Competitive Salary
  • Staff Discount Card
  • Childcare Scheme
  • Iceland Spend & Save, discounts at thousands of the country’s top retailers online

Future Prospects

A full time role as an Iceland Store Manager.

Reality Check

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

Skills Required

** You must have previous management experience, preferably within a retail setting. **

Qualities Required

Iceland are looking for candidates who:

  • Have the drive and ambition to lead and manage a busy and successful store.
  • Take pride in themselves, their team and Iceland
  • Provides focus to deliver what is required for the customer and Iceland
  • Shares and encourages positivity in their team whilst knowing the reality of the current situation
  • Drives pace and urgency in themselves and others

Qualifications Required


Training Provided

  • Retail Management Level 4 Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT

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