Branch Manager

Posted 4 January by RSD Recruitment
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We are currently recruiting for a Branch Manager for a National Hire Company within a Builders Merchants based in Newcastle-Under-Lyme.

The purpose of this role is for the Branch Manager to drive the day to day sales growth within the Branch. 

The main responsibilities are as follows:

  • Grow the profile and customer base of the Hire Shop in local communities, by identifying local opportunities to drive revenue and build new business
  • Manage all enquires over the phone, e-mail and face to face, deliver great customer service in partnership with the Operation.
  • Understand your Branch Customer Portfolio and deliver a sales plan to maximise profitable business from this portfolio in line with sales targets
  • Ensure every customer interaction explores further opportunities
  • Communicates clearly at all levels using the appropriate method and language
  • Building strong business relationships both internally and externally
  • Understands performance reporting and demonstrates a good level of product knowledge
  • Actively manages debt to target
  • Demonstrates a high level of transactional compliance and fraud prevention
  • Manages the commercial activity within the branch, ensuring the effective use of own sales boards
  • Pro-actively manages all processes and compliance by regular self-assessment using the Branch Standards Audit
  • Takes accountability for H&S within the branch, including 100% adherence to Work Place Safety Register checks, ensuring all kit is safe and fit for use
  • Demonstrates and encourages exemplary customer service at all times
  • Actively manages complaints and disputes in a timely manner

Skills Required:

  • Advanced sales and commercial awareness
  • Knowledge of local markets and competition
  • Sound understanding of the accountabilities within compliance
  • Exceptional customer service experience
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to influence and engage a team
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Product knowledge and specification knowledge
  • Experience of leading a team to success though coaching and development
  • Driving license preferred but not essential

Working Monday - Friday, 07.00am until 4.30pm and then Saturday 8am until 12 Noon, 4.5 days one week and 5.5 days the following week.

In return you will receive a competitive salary, company bonus scheme, Annual holiday, company pension scheme, Free Hire across the companies core range and friends and colleague discount.

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now!

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