CLOSING DATE: 18 November 2021 LOCATION: Emmaus Oxford SALARY: £24,000 pro rata TYPE: Part time 22.5 hours a week. 6 months fixed term contract.

Emmaus Oxford is looking for a part-time Deputy Manager to help the Store Manager coordinate and supervise all activities associated with efficient, effective and profitable operation of our business, and any other outlets opened, in compliance with the Emmaus ethos, mission, strategic aims, organisational objectives, policies and procedures. A fundamental aspect of the job will involve being highly skilled at managing, working with, and delegating to our Companions and volunteers.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The post holder will be required to work [in conjunction with the Store Manager and one other Deputy Manager] Saturdays and Sundays.
  • To oversee the running of our Barns Road store and any other commercial premises we open in due course.
  • To supervise, manage and motivate the Companions and volunteers who work in our shop(s) and who provide our collection and delivery service- making sure that they are adequately inducted and trained and enabling them to work effectively and develop new skills.
  • To ensure safe, effective and efficient day-to-day operations in order to deliver operational targets and standards for quality, culture, legislative adherence, financial and trading performance. This will require an ability to delegate effectively.
  • To work closely with other Deputy Managers & Driver Team Leader regarding the collection and delivery of stock
  • To execute, control and ensure that expenditures are within the approved line items and budget as identified by the Store Manager
  • To ensure that all activities under your supervision engage, enable, empower and hold to account the team members- particularly Companions and volunteers.
  • To devise and deliver training to Companions and volunteers so that retail activities are delivered effectively, politely and according to Emmaus ethos.
  • To ensure premises’ health & safety, security and maintenance checks and actions are complete within the identified time, and to identify and add new checks or actions to schedules as to comply with H&S requirements.
  • To ensure that cover for the safe operation of the shop is sufficient at all times.
  • Any other duties and accountabilities as required by the Store Manager including additional duties and responsibilities to cover for holidays and absences.

How to apply

Please carefully read the full application pack (downloads below).

If you would like to apply, please complete the Application form, and send this to:

We would prefer applications by email if possible and will conduct all correspondence by email unless you request otherwise. If you experience difficulties downloading the appropriate documents do call us and we will arrange for them to be emailed to you or sent by ordinary post.


You may also, if you wish, complete and send the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to us. This is anonymous, entirely voluntary and does not form part of the assessment process.

Please allow time for your application to reach us. We will acknowledge receipt of your application as soon as we can and within 3 working days. If you do not receive acknowledgement in this period, please confirm verbally that your application has arrived by ringing Jaime Dodson on 01865 763698 or by email:

Closing date for applications is Thursday 18 November at 9am

Short-listed candidates will be informed as soon as possible and will be assessed by interview shortly after shortlisting is completed – this could be at any point in the working day.


Application pack