Assistant Branch Manager

17 Jul 2018
14 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Branch Manager



With over 175 years' trading experience, the Howarth Timber Group has grown to provide not only the widest range of products, but expertise, service and knowledge you can rely on. Customers are at the heart of everything we do. With a nationwide network of branches supplying timber and building materials, dedicated manufacturing divisions supplying specialist windows and doors and timber engineering services, the Howarth Timber Group is focused on providing market leading choice, quality, service and value.


Our prestigious, privately owned, client with a nationwide network of branches, is seeking to strengthen their operation with the addition of an experienced Assistant Branch Manager. The Assistant Branch Manager will support the Branch Manager in all areas of branch operation. This exciting vacancy has occurred due to internal promotion, demonstrating that the company promote genuine career progression. Your role as Assistant Branch Manager will contribute towards the branch achieving its goals, objectives and deadlines. You will be passionate about building excellent working relationships with colleagues, customers and suppliers.


Key Assistant Branch Manager responsibilities:

  • Manage the branch and personnel in a professional manner, encouraging development
  • Work with Branch Manager to drive sales team, product action plans
  • Control of overhead expenditure
  • Ensure that the branch operates to the Company's strict Health and Safety Policy
  • HR Administration
  • Contribute towards the branch marketing
  • General administration as required


Personal Assistant Branch Manager specification:

  • Proven management skills
  • Previous experience working within the building trade is desirable
  • A thorough understanding of all Company products and services
  • Outstanding organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Valid UK Driving Licence
  • Good IT skills


This privately owned organisation are geared for growth, with three to four new branches opening every year there is ample opportunity for personal development.