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Assistant Branch Manager - Liverpool

Posted 19 December 2017 by Switch Consulting Recruitment Limited Ended

The Client:

An internationally recognisable brand that has supplied building materials to the trade for over 200 years. They are now one of the largest suppliers to the UK’s building and construction industry with a national network of more than 650 branches.

The Role:

  • You will be part of a team of 15-20 in Branch, supporting the Branch Manager with all aspects of running the business and taking full responsibility in his/her absence
  • One of your main priorities will be ensuring that Health & Safety standards are maintained at all times on site
  • You will need to be hands on to ensure that the Branch is consistently well presented and high levels of customer service are delivered
  • You will need to be comfortable managing Customer Accounts and increasing their spend/generating new business

The Successful Candidate:

  • You will currently be an Assistant Manager, Department Manager or Branch Manager in the Trade, Tool Hire, General Merchanting or DIY sector
  • Product knowledge is strongly preferred, however candidates from other backgrounds may be considered (especially with a strong interest in DIY as a hobby)
  • A background or experience in Sales would be ideal, as Account Management and new business generation forms a large part of this role
  • You must be ambitious and willing to develop yourself towards a Branch Manager position within 12-24 months
  • You must be enthusiastic, engaging and willing to work hard
  • You will be able to demonstrate a highly progressive CV and be able to articulate effectively how you have progressed and why you have moved between roles

Salary & Benefits:

  • Starting salary between £24k - £26k depending on experience
  • Bonus of up to £2.5k annually
  • Realistic opportunities to progress to Branch Management within 12-24 months
  • Monday-Friday 7.30am-5pm, alternate Saturdays 8am-12pm

Required skills

  • Account Management
  • Building Materials
  • Leadership
  • Sales
  • New Business Generation

Reference: 33993235

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