B&Q Jobs

by admin on October 12, 2010

B&Q jobs is one of the most loved jobs in United Kingdom, It is one of the best places to work for because the setting is very nice, it seems that you are not working and you are just at home because of the set up. B&Q is considered as the largest DIY retailer in the world. It was founded by David Quayle and Richard Block in 1969 at old cinema of Southampton, England and now they have 321 stores in United Kingdom, 9 stores in Ireland and 43 stores in Republic of China. Their vision is to create a home that customers would feel satisfied and proud of.

People love to be part of B&Q because of the competitive salary and benefits that they are giving to their employees. There is no doubt that they have good reward package for their employees because they have receive awards for having an engaged and productive workforces and learning and development strategy.

Employees can expect that B&Q will give you a warm welcome and friendly atmosphere. B&Q will give you support in developing your career and potential. Expect to receive reward and recognition for your great contribution and performance in the company. Every effort is appreciated and rewarded. B&Q is a fair employer and committed to give equal treatment, support and opportunities to all employees. B&Q is also flexible to employees needs.

B&Q is looking for individuals who have the right attitude in delivering best experience for customer. Employees who have right attitude are the right people in achieving B&Q success. They should have passion in their work and flexible enough to keep up with new challenges and fast paced environment of B&Q. They should be open-minded to change and must have commercial awareness. They should have a can do approach and willing to learn more.


B&Q Job Vacancies

by admin on October 11, 2010

B&Q has a wide range of program for training and development so qualified applicant will be able to learn through B&Q workshops, learning materials and e-learning. There are other programs that you can attend to enhance your qualifications and career, this includes personal development, NVQ Retail Skills, apprenticeships, HIKQ and fast track.

There is a wide range of job opportunities in B&Q, you can choose depending on your interest and qualifications. There are job opportunities in store, store support office and trade point. If you are interested to work in store, you should be people oriented, friendly, team player and hardworking because you will face different customers every day. It is very important that you will be able to assist, help and answer their inquiries. You can work as a customer advisor, store management and showroom sales team.

Job opportunities in store support office are supply chain and logistics, store support operations, store support development and installation services, secretarial and administration, quality assurance, property and facilities, profit protection, fraud and risk, marketing, branding and communications, legal and corporate responsibility, IT, HR, finance and payroll, e-commerce, contact center and customer service, commercial planning, commercial value and range development, buying, business to business and sales, vendor management and merchandising. Trade Point positions are customer advisor, manager and supervisor. SSO roles are in commercial, marketing, operations and merchandising.

B&Q offers competitive salary and comprehensive reward package. Employees of B&Q enjoy 20% discount on all store or online products which is a good savings for everyone. There is an employee benefit book that offers discount too. There are various bonus schemes that employees could receive in a year. Recognition is given to outstanding performance and contribution of employees. Long service awards is given to employees who serve B&Q for a long period of time, there are anniversary dates when they can receive their bonus. Employees will have their family leave such as paternity leave, maternity leave and adoption policies. Employees have a chance to choose their working schedules if they think that they are most productive on that schedule and it will give them work-life balance. Employees will have savings because B&Q gives childcare vouchers to all working parents. B&Q other benefits for their employees are Kingfisher Save as You Earn, talent scout, BUPA membership, HAS membership, payroll giving, pension scheme, enhanced annual leave, and employee personal benefits.

If you are interested to join B&Q, just visit their career page and search for job. There are several vacant positions that you can apply. You can create your own account so it will be easy for you to check your application status and save your job search. Just register your information.