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Branch Manager

Location: COLCHESTER, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 50,000-50,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Property & Construction Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-419468

 I am currently recruiting a Branch Manager for my Colchester based client. Previous experience working within roofing, builders merchants or similar is desired. The Branch Manager is responsible for ensuring that the branch achieves/exceeds budgeted sales, margin and contribution. You will be required to develop strong customer relationships and lead and motivate a team to exceed the targets which are set.

Job Role:

  • Work with the branch team and the Regional Manager to develop a sales strategy for the branch, establishing annual budgets and objectives which are aggressive, realistic and credible and which reflect the market potential of the branch area
  •  Take responsibility for the delivery of sales and profit growth and ensure the achievement of high performance levels from all areas of the branch across a suite of financial and business KPI’s
  • Set direction for sales activities within the business, recognising and accessing new markets or new product areas and maintaining long term profitability by tracking, anticipating and remaining ahead of competitors.
  • Maintain positive relationships with customers and suppliers and manage stock, pricing policy and margin to generate maximum profitability for the branch
  • Monitor competitor activity and develop a local strategy to counter any threats to profitable growth.
  • Provide leadership, coaching and motivation of all team members
  • Work closely with external sales staff to minimise service issues and resolve problems together
  • Ensure branch compliance with health & safety, environmental and quality management systems, best practise and legislation / Strictly adhere to the company’s Zero Harm initiative and all other Health and Safety Legislation
  • Ensure the Branch team work closely to adhere to and all Operational objectives and requirements as set by the Regional Managers and Regional Directors
  • Encourage a culture within the branch which generates profit whilst recognising and promoting the absolute importance of health and safety, environmentally responsible behaviour, the highest standards of business ethics and compliance with corporate requirements
  • Any other reasonable duties within the individual’s capabilities

The ideal candidate will have:

12) Previous Branch management experience
13) Previous sales experience
14) A Good understanding of roofing products / Industry experience preferable
15) Strong literacy and numeracy skills
16) Previous experience of managing a team
17) Previous experience of working towards a budget / sales targets

What you will receive in return:

A generous salary with excellent benefits
25 days holidays + 8 bank holidays
A good benefits package
Free car parking
A great team to work with

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