Assistant Branch Manager- Timber & Building Products

Published:  05 October, 2018

Vacancy Number: 3481

Location: Ayrshire

Salary: Negotiable

We are retained by a leading INDEPENDENT TIMBER & BUILDERS MERCHANT, who, due to continued success, is seeking to recruit a professional ASSISTANT BRANCH MANAGER to join and support their team in their Branch in AYRSHIRE.

Reporting to: Branch Manager

The Role

To develop and manage their branch team and to provide the highest levels of customer service, in order to maximize the sales and profitability of the Branch and to assist with the general every day running of the business.

Key Results Areas

· Assist the Branch Manager to ensure all Targets are met:- including Sales, Margin, Profit, and Shrinkage

· Ensure Branch is compliant with all Health and Safety Standards and legislation

· Achieve Excellent Business Controls as defined by the Company

· Assist where required including Trade Counter, Office and Yard areas.

· Ensure all Monthly Customer Service KPI’s are reviewed and Standards maintained and improved

· Support, Recruit, Motivate, Appraise, Coach, Develop and help raise the performance standards of the Branch Team

· Assist with the responsibility for Branch Standards and upkeep of the site

· Reporting of all incidents including Health & Safety and Environmental

· Build both supplier and customer relationships to improve the sales and margin capability of the Depot.

· Logistics / deliveries / transport

· Stock Control

· Ensure key tasks are prioritized and reorganized, if needed, to meet frequently changing deadlines/demands.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

· Timber & Building Product knowledge (Essential )

· Customer Focused

· Problem Solving

· PC Literate - Familiar with Microsoft Packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

· Excellent Communication Skills

· Multi-tasking – Ability to lead from the front, with a hands on approach

· Experience of Team Building

· Working knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation

· Excellent Organizational Skills

· Excellent Administration Skills

· Experience of working in a pressurized environment

· Proven Sales and Customer Service background

· Leadership skills in a sales environment

· Commercial Awareness

· Ability to make decisions

As this is a rapidly growing company, they are able to offer an extremely attractive salary package along with excellent benefits and career progression opportunities to the right Candidate.

To apply or to find out more:

Consultant Fiona Hamilton

Tel No 01234 826450 Ext 5



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