Tesco gearing up to open in Chatteris
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Tesco are advertising for a part time manager in Chatteris with talk that the store could be open by September.
It is unclear if it will be like regular Tesco stores or based on the lines of a discount brand shop, called Jacks, to go into competition against Aldi and Lidl.
The job was advertised on July 17 and has a closing date of August 14.
It is among other adverts across the country advertising for managers including Imminghamin in Lhicolnshire, London and Wandsworth.
Speculators think Chatteris will be one of 60 new discount style stores operated by Tesco.
The role is for candidates over the age of 18 as it includes working in areas like beers, wines and spirits.
The advert states: “All roles will be at the heart of the day to day operation to support the entire customer journey.
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“No two days are the same, so if you like a varied role where you are in control of the customer experience, whether it be baking bread, filling the shelves, or making sure the store is a safe place for colleagues to work and customers to shop, we’d love to hear from you.
“There are shifts to suit everyone, starting from 5am and finishing at 11pm across all days of the week. Being flexible with your working pattern is essential.
“Were looking for people who are happy to roll their sleeves up and work together in a small team.”
The successful candidate “will be at the heart of the store” and expected to get stuck in and take responsibility for getting things done across every area of the shop, it adds.
The 26,500 sq ft of space in Fenland Way, which sits vacant by the recently opened Poundstretcher, was acquired by the supermarket giant in 2012.
But in January 2015 they announced they were pulling out of the project.
However, earlier this year it was rumoured that Tesco could be using the site to launch a new discount brand.
In a statement issued by Tesco on June 28, they said: “We continue to look to ensure a positive future for our Chatteris site and are seeking an alcohol license in order to support this process.”
A notice has also gone up on the building, stating the details of the application to Fenland District Council.