Branch Manager

Branch Manager - Bristol

Our client are a market leading trade only business with sites across the UK

They are an exceptional business to work for and passionately care about their people and the environment they work in.

They now seek to recruit a Branch Manager for their site in Bristol

The successful candidate will be passionate about delivering exceptional customer service, have strong sales experience and lead by example. The ideal candidate will build relationships easily and actively motivate, train and develop their team. The ability to communicate effectively, prioritise and be highly organised are essential.

Branch Manager responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Running a busy branch
  • Stock management ensuring accurate stock holding in branch
  • Drive sales and gross profit in-line with targets
  • Continually build and develop relationships focusing on new account acquisition
  • Maintain strong relationships with customers and suppliers organising visits where required
  • Maintain high level of customer service to all customers
  • Manage existing customers to ensure we meet their needs and grow Share of Wallet
  • Focus on customer retention
  • H&S audits
  • Inspiring leader, communicator and team builder
  • Control costs without compromising the customer experience
  • Manage budgeting and forecasting supported by an internal business partner

Key Skills Required:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Ability to manage and lead change
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to create sales plans and meet targets
  • Industry knowledge would be desirable
The ideal candidate MUST have experience in the trade only sector in order to be considered for the role.

As well as working for a company listed on the "Top 100 Best Companies to Work For" list, the benefits package for the Branch Manager include:

  • Salary between £35,000 - £45,000
  • Company van option
  • 33 days annual leave, increasing with length of service
  • Private Medical Insurance for the whole family yes, the whole family!
  • Discounted shopping platform
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Company discount
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car leasing scheme
  • Free bean to cup coffee
  • Furlough Guarantee Protection
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South West England, England, UK