Assistant manager at Carphone Warehouse

People in this role may also be known as retail store and shop managers or branch manager.

7 workers in this role at Carphone Warehouse have taken the survey.

How much does Carphone Warehouse pay assistant managers?

Assistant manager at Carphone Warehouse
£9.18–12.52
Typical range
£8.97–17.37

Assistant manager employees at Carphone Warehouse are typically paid £9.18–12.52 an hour, based on data from 7 employees.

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What is management like for assistant manager employees at Carphone Warehouse?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do assistant managers think Carphone Warehouse head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    29% 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 7 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

    Do assistant managers at Carphone Warehouse feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    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

    The team, my direct managers and the social nature of the role

    Worst thing

    Low pay, uncertainty of the low contracted hours, having to work weekends

    6.8

    Customer consultant, February 2021

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What are the hours like for assistant manager employees at Carphone Warehouse?

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  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do assistant managers get of their shift pattern at Carphone Warehouse?

    Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 0% report getting one week notice or less
    • 40% report getting two weeks notice
    • 20% report getting three weeks notice
    • 40% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 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.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for assistant managers to book a holiday at Carphone Warehouse?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    100% 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

    Do Carphone Warehouse managers change assistant managers shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    20% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 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.

What is career progression like for assistant managers at Carphone Warehouse?

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  • Enough training

    Do assistant managers get enough training when they start at Carphone Warehouse?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    71% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 7 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

    Are assistant managers given support to progress at Carphone Warehouse?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 57% 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 7 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 assistant managers at Carphone Warehouse

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  • Best thing

    Working with great technology

    Worst thing

    The amount of hours working. Forced to work certain times of the year.

    7.8

    Branch manager, November 2019

  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Staffing levels and protection

    5.8

    Assistant manager, October 2019

  • Best thing

    Perks, responsibility, communication

    Worst thing

    Consultants have the opportunity to earn more than managers as managers have more caviats to their bonus

    8.5

    Branch manager, October 2019

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How Carphone Warehouse ranks

Carphone Warehouse ranks joint 12th to work for in retail store or shop manager employers

  1. 11 Howdens
    6.6
  2. 12= Carphone Warehouse
    6.5
  3. 12= Mountain Warehouse
    6.5