BRANCH MANAGER, CONSTRUCTION
Our client has been providing quality materials and supplies to the construction industry for almost 200 years and have developed a network of 11 branches throughout the island of Ireland. The Derry branch have continued to enjoy local success and are now seeking experienced applicants for the position of Branch Manager.
This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and capable individual. Reporting to the Regional Sales and Operations Manager, the responsibilities of the Branch Manager will include the following:
Full day to day responsibility for branch operations.
People management including the management, coaching and development of the team based in the branch.
Ensuring that the highest standards of customer service are maintained at all times.
Working closely with the Regional Sales and Operations Manager and the Branch team to maximise sales and business development opportunities.
Building good working relationships with group purchasing, central distribution and with suppliers.
Stock management at the branch including stock taking, cycle counting and reducing the levels of slow moving stock, as well as maintaining stock levels within targets. This will involve developing a strong working relationship with the group stock management team.
Monitoring and maintaining an efficient level of branch operating costs.
Ensuring that the branch maintains the highest standards of housekeeping in the warehouse, yard and shop.
Ensuring that the shop is presented well from a merchandising perspective to ensure a very positive customer experience.
Ensuring all mandatory health and safety training is completed and that the branch is a safe place for both staff and customers.
Working closely with the Group Marketing Manager to ensure that appropriate local marketing campaigns are ran.
Co-ordinating the local administrative requirements of the branch and ensuring that company policies are adhered to in conjunction with Group Finance, IT and HR.
Network and maintain excellent relations with the local community to improve the presence of the branch and the company.
Other duties as required from time to time by the Regional Sales and Operations Manager.
The following mix of experience and attributes will be required by the successful candidate:
Previous experience in Commercial and/or Operational Roles in the Retail Sector.
Experience within the Merchanting / Construction sector is desirable, but not essential.
Be a result’s driven person with a proven track record of success.
Good leadership and people management skills and an ability to maintain a positive team spirit.
Be confident and comfortable making decisions in the business on a day to day basis.
An ability to work on their own initiative but also as part of a larger management team.
Be computer literate and experienced in using IT systems.
This is a full time, permanent opportunity with a competitive salary which can be discussed at during our consultation period.
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