Branch Manager & Manager Designates

Posted 30 July by We Are SSG

Are you looking for a management role with full autonomy?

Do you want to be able to get on with your job and manage your business?

Are you an entrepreneurial, strategic sales person with a good work ethic?

Do you have experience working in a distributive trade environment?

Vacancy - Business Managers

Location - London and the M25

Industry - Electrical Wholesale & Distribution

Salary & Benefits - A very competitive package with a starting salary of £35,000 - £55,000, plus a company car, mobile, laptop, healthcare, company pension scheme + excellent bonuses

Training - Excellent training opportunities to achieve recognised industry relevant qualifications

The Opportunity

Due to expansion, some exciting opportunities have arisen for entrepreneurial Business Managers and Business Manager Designates to join the market-leading distributor of electrical wholesale products in the UK.

We are seeking to recruit effective business Managers to join their highly successful management team, regardless of your current market sector.

A background in a distributive trade where business to business relationships are developed is a distinct advantage. For example, a background working in a builders merchant, plumbing merchant, or tool distributors would be ideal where products are being distributed to mainly business contractors.

You will be commercially astute, with a solid intellect and will enjoy the responsibility of planning and implementing a sales and commercial development plan for your business, including full Profit & Loss responsibility, and day-to-day operational responsibility. You will be commercially astute and have the ability to think strategically, control costs and manage people.

Successful candidates will also have the strong organisational and leadership skills to empower and develop their team on a daily basis. The ability to positively influence relationships with both customers and suppliers is essential, for which you will need a proven sales management and development background.


  • Be responsible for running the site including planning and implementing a strategic development plan, a full P&L, staffing, sales, marketing, logistics, purchasing and administration
  • Develop the business further to ensure its continued success
  • Manage sales and look after key accounts

You should be an experienced manager or sales manager from a commercial industrial wholesale sales and distribution background. This could include backgrounds such as a builders merchant, plumbers merchant, tool & plant hire, timber merchant, automotive parts sales. Experience and understanding of the wholesale route to market would be a definite advantage.

  • A strong and inspiring leader from a B2B sales background
  • From a field sales background with a proven track record in developing relationships with both suppliers and customers
  • Entrepreneurial with the initiative to spot and capitalise on new business opportunities
  • Focused, hungry and ambitious to succeed
  • Motivated, determined and with a strong customer focus
  • Energetic with a can-do attitude

The Company

  • Is a Market Leader in their field
  • Offers an industry leading and consistent reward package for success.
  • Offers the excitement of running your own business within the team.
  • Provides the full support of an established and highly respected company with business systems to match
  • Offers excellent personal and career development opportunities

These opportunities are with a market-leading distributor of electrical wholesale products in the UK. The company is financially secure, enjoys first class supplier and customer relationships, and has an extensive network of branches.

Product knowledge training will be given, along with additional management training as required.

A very competitive package with a starting salary of £35,000 - £55,000, plus a company car, mobile, laptop, healthcare, company pension scheme + excellent bonuses

Potential for a significant, uncapped annual bonus linked to your branch performance

If you want to share in this success, enjoy accountability with responsibility, and experience the thrill of running your own business with this growing company, please send your CV for immediate review.

All applications are dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

Rhodium Consulting Ltd is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in wholesalers, merchants and distributors within the building products sector. We strive to be the industry leader in delivering the highest calibre of candidates to our client companies, whilst enhancing the careers of our candidates. For further information and contact details, please visit our website at

Required skills

  • B2B
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales
  • Strategy

Application questions

Do you have a background in distributive trade sales and management?
Are you a strategic entrepreneur?

Reference: 32707766

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