Retail Team Leaders

Location: Longford Forest - Ireland

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: €11.91 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 13 April 2021

Retail Team Leaders

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Set in hundreds of acres of beautiful forest Longford Forest is the perfect place for a short break in Ireland, 365 days a year. With homely accommodation, up to 100 indoor and outdoor activities and a choice of bars and restaurants, there is something for all the family, all year round.


On a Center Parcs break we want our guests to relax knowing everything is taken care of. Our Retail department provides a fantastic shopping experience, from essential groceries to luxury items. Across the village there are 6 retail units, 2 own brand and 4 concessions units. Ranging from a supermarket and sweet shop, to children’s toy shop and clothing stores featuring well-known brands such as Joules, Superdry, Hilfiger and The North Face.

We are looking for motivated, outgoing and service-orientated individuals to join the our team as a Team Leader.

Your role will be to assist with managing a team of colleagues in order to deliver budgeted financial targets, service targets and operational standards, whilst ensuring our guests’ experience is memorable and unique. You should display a positive image in both appearance & gesture, be able to listen to our guests and take ownership of queries or issues. In addition you will need to take duty management responsibility of the Center Parcs owned retail outlets on a defined shift basis.

You will have the opportunity to work in a number of units with varying service styles and volumes in order to help with your further development.


Essential requirements:

  • Previous Supervisory experience in a Retail or similar guest facing role
  • To be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, and coach others to deliver objectives

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience of retail merchandising gained in a food environment
  • Competence of MS Office programmes
  • Experience of retail EPOS (Electronic Point of Sale)/Stock control systems 


you will be contracted to work 150 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis, with a premium rate of pay for hours worked on a Sunday.


Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Management / staff bonus scheme
  • Reward & recognition scheme
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
  • An employee assistance programme providing support on financial, health and legal matters

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 13 April 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: Week commencing 12 April 2021

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

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