Managing logistics in Europe and Asia, while working remotely

John Carlisle, our Head of European Logistics Operations, talked to us about the challenges and changes of managing logistics for Specsavers during the pandemic. Tell us about your role at Specsavers and how this has been affected by Covid 19?  My role manages imports from Asia and Europe into our UK and European manufacturing & distribution sites.  I […]

Lee Palmer, opens up about work-life balance, recruiting from the NHS and why he loves being a Specsavers Audiology Partner

We shared a virtual cuppa with Audiologist Partner, Lee Palmer, to chat about his career with Specsavers and the challenges 2020 brought. Specsavers hearcare accessible to all During the first lockdown, and throughout 2020, Lee really had to adapt. “We were still in the store and the door was locked, but people would constantly knock […]

RELOCAT£ with Specsavers – Live life in Norfolk and Suffolk

This month our relocation series takes us to East Anglia. The counties of Norfolk and Suffolk boast some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK. Clifftop walks await, along with stunning beaches, historic coastal resorts, the tranquil and timeless Norfolk Broads and cosmopolitan cities and towns such as Norwich and Ipswich. East Anglia really […]

Nimesh chats to Steph McGovern about opportunities at Specsavers

If you missed the CH4 episode of Steph’s Packed Lunch earlier this year with Nimesh Popat, Director of Professional Recruitment and Retention, watch it here. Nimesh confirms, “You don’t have to wear glasses or be an Optician to work at Specsavers” – we have a wide variety of roles for different experience levels and specialisms. […]

RELOCAT£ with Specsavers – Live life in Somerset and Wiltshire

This month our relocation series takes us to Wiltshire and Somerset. These counties really do have something for everyone – from small towns with boutique shops, independent restaurants and renowned farmers markets to cosmopolitan cities, such as the beautiful city of Bath. Not to mention the numerous beaches, idyllic countryside and the calming serenity of […]

RELOCATÂŁ with Specsavers – Live life in Wales

This month our relocation series takes us to Wales. From the beautiful landscapes of the Brecon Beacons – with luscious waterfalls and wonderful countryside, to diverse cities, such as Cardiff and Swansea, Wales has something for everyone. You can enjoy the many picturesque coastlines, as well as the calming tranquillity and the peaks of Snowdonia […]

Victoria Holt: From Technician to CLO

Victoria Holt is a Contact Lens Optician, who has been working at Specsavers for 12 years. She tells us about her career journey and the support provided along the way. Hi Vicky. You’ve been working at Specsavers for a long time, how did you get to where you are now? When I left school, I […]

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