Depot Manager / Branch Manager

2 days left

35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + Car/allowance + Bonus scheme
20 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a rapidly expanding Regional Builders Merchant that has exceptional results and performance from over the last 3 years not just due to COVID!

The role of Depot Manager / Branch Manager is BRAND NEW for their NEW SITE in Hinckley- Midlands - south-west Leicestershire.

The position isn't a sales role that you might be accustomed to knowing. As it's a start-up site you have a ready made customer base that's been developed over the last few years which needs the advancement of new processes to drive customer satisfaction meeting their demands and support the growth of a team of people that will be innovative and grow market share across the region.

This role will give the successful candidate a chance to truly flourish with a challenging, demanding but rewarding business. As Depot Manager / Branch Manager you're ultimately the senior manager and part of the management team. Owning monthly management reports, manage costs and ensure that the depot achieves targets set on a monthly and annual basis.

It's important that you have experience in a similar role within a similar industry. You're encouraged to bring ideas that are fresh and current. As a leader, it's important that you can galvanize your business unit, be a clear communicator and be confident with managing people and customer expectations.

You will be the senior manager responsible for all operational aspects including distribution operations, customer service, human resources, administration, and sales. Fostering a positive environment and ensure customer satisfaction and proper depot operation. To be successful in the role it's important to be a hands-on leader, that's committed to the expansion and success of the business by implementing strategies that increase productivity.

Main responsibilities

* Assess local market conditions and identify current and prospective sales opportunities
* Develop forecasts, financial objectives, and business plans
* Meet the company's goals and metrics
* Manage budget and allocate funds appropriately
* Bring out the best in the depot 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 senior management on effective practices, competitive intelligence, business opportunities and depot needs thus ensuring consistent depot practices
* Address customer and employee satisfaction issues promptly
* Adhere to high ethical standards and comply with all regulations/applicable laws
* Network to improve the presence and reputation of the branch and company
* Stay abreast of competing markets and provide reports on market movement and penetration
* Ensure correct health & safety processes are always adhered to

Skills and Experience:

* Building Products, Plant or Hire knowledge preferred but not essential as training can be provided
* Proven multi department management experience
* A thorough understanding of health and safety practices
* Sales knowledge
* Warehousing knowledge
* Results driven and customer focused
* Leadership and human resources management skills
* Experience using modern management techniques and best practices
* Knowledge of the local market
* Organised and structured approach to work and tasks
* Excellent communication skills
* Proficient IT skills (MS Office)
* Excellent organisational skills


GBP35,000 + car/allowance + Bonus scheme
Salary is paid on a weekly basis (paid one week in arrears)
28 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays (Jan-Dec)
Christmas closure is not included in the holiday
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided where required

To find out more and apply please send your CV to Carl Walker

Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions

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