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Deputy manager at BP

People in this role may also be known as retail and sales supervisors or duty manager.

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How much does BP pay deputy manager employees?

Deputy manager at BP
£9.94–11.18
Typical range
£8.56–11.72

Deputy manager employees at BP are typically paid £9.94–11.18 an hour, based on data from 8 employees.

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What is management like for deputy manager employees at BP?

69 employees told us the worst thing about their job…

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Do your managers treat you with respect?

Not great
  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    How we know this

    25% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Good
  • Managers are respectful

    How we know this

    71% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    Work from home, good pay, nice team, supportive managers,

    Worst thing

    Long hours, workloads that often exceeds those hours, no sickness pay, no insurance, no safety net, no redundancy payout and no promotion (was contracted now an NRE)

    6.3

    Inventory control, April 2021

    • £30.00 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

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What are the hours like for deputy manager employees at BP?

69 employees told us the worst thing about their job…

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Bad
  • People do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    83% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Not great
  • People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    29% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How we know this

    • 13% report getting one week notice or less
    • 13% report getting two weeks notice
    • 50% report getting three weeks notice
    • 25% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Good
  • Good choice of shifts

    How we know this

    63% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How we know this

    86% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • No short notice shift changes

    How we know this

    25% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Flexible hours and good pay

    Worst thing

    Some customers can be a bit mean or stressful

    8.4

    Cashier, December 2020

    • £7.50 per hour
    • Under 18 years old

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What is career progression like for deputy manager employees at BP?

69 employees told us the worst thing about their job…

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Good
  • Enough training

    How we know this

    63% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Opportunities to progress

    How we know this

    In the last year, 63% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from deputy manager employees at BP

  • Best thing

    The store team and company organisation

    8.3

    Deputy manager, January 2021

    • Manages people
    • £22,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    socialisation with customers and something different everyday

    Worst thing

    extra hours unpaid random shifts in a week and lack of staff to run shift properly

    2.1

    Duty manager, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £25,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older

How BP ranks

BP ranks joint 7th to work for in retail or sales supervisor employers

  1. 6 B&Q
    6.8
  2. 7= BP
    6.7
  3. 7= Greggs
    6.7