Assistant Manager (Donated Stock)

Reference number: 42969

Title: Assistant Manager (Donated Stock)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Location: Crayford, London

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Wednesday 21 November 2018

Salary: £18,463 - £20,776 per annum

Interview date: To be confirmed

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and dedicated individual to join our successful Trading team as a Donated Stock Assistant Manager in Crayford, London.

You will assist in the effective running of the department, including taking line management responsibility as required for the Donated Stock Assistant. You will also work in coordination with our Logistics Team, facilitating services from our partners and stores.

In this role you will support the Donated Stock Manager in delivery of the strategy to maximise donated stock within Sense by effective management of processes, systems and staff. You will play a vital role in ensuring there is an adequate supply of donated goods for sale in Sense shops by securing regular donations from third parties, and by maintaining and growing our network of clothing, media and donation banks.

This role involves business travel to our sites as required, which may include overnight stays.

About you 

We’re looking for an excellent communicator with strong organisational skills. You will be computer literate, including experience using the full Microsoft Office suite.

Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of the generation and management of stock, ideally within the context of charity operations.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Paul Hale via

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


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