Assistant Branch Manager - Construction products - Maidstone

24 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Branch Manager - Exterior Building products
GBPCompetitive + Package (Bonus, Car, Pension)

Company Information

My client is a well-established, market leader in the supply of specialist building products in to the construction sector in the UK and Globally. My client has seen remarkable year on year growth and as a result, has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Branch Manager to join their successful team based in Maidstone.

Job Brief

We are looking for a talented Assistant Branch manager to assign and direct all work performed in the branch and to supervise all areas of operation. You will manage staff, foster a positive environment and ensure customer satisfaction and proper branch operation. The successful candidate will have a hands-on approach and will be committed to the expansion and success of the business by implementing strategies that increase productivity and enable sales targets achievement.

The Requirements:

• Managing the existing accounts, maximise sales opportunities and work on the trade counter as required
• In the absence of the Branch Manager, direct all operational aspects including distribution operations, logistics, administration and sales
• Assess local market conditions and identify current and prospective sales opportunities
• Alongside the Branch Manager, develop forecasts, financial objectives and business plans
• Bring out the best of branch's personnel by providing training, coaching, development and motivation
• Locate areas of improvement and propose corrective actions that meet challenges and leverage growth opportunities
• Share knowledge with other branches and headquarters on effective practices, competitive intelligence and business opportunities
• Network to improve the presence and reputation of the branch and company
• Stay abreast of competing markets and report on market movement and penetration
• Proven supervisory experience
• Proven track record of meeting targets and building strong relationship with customers
• Ability to embrace change and motivate others to do so
• Familiarity with industry's rules and regulations
• Excellent organisational skills
• You will be profit driven, tenacious and ambitious, a great team player with great interpersonal skills, who has a desire to learn
• If you have a flair for customer service and good knowledge of branch operations, and are looking for somewhere for that next step to enhance your career, this role is ideal

If you would like to be considered for this position, please forward your current CV along with a cover letter at your earliest convenience stating your suitability for the role to removed). uk