Branch Manager - Builders Merchants

Published:  05 November, 2018

North West London / Middlesex

OTE £55,000-£57,000

We are recruiting a Branch Manager for a leading Builders Merchants. We are ideally looking for a Branch Manager or a strong Assistant Manager with trade sector experience. Product knowledge of heavyside building materials would be of benefit.

Basic Salary up to £45,000, plus bonus (up to 35% of salary - regularly achieved), company vehicle and national company benefits. An OTE of £55,000-60,000 per year is very realistic.

About the company

Our client is the UKs leading supplier of building materials Regarded as experts in their field they supply an extensive range of hard landscaping products, bricks and blocks, timber and general building materials.

What will I be doing?

As Branch Manager / Depot Manager within a Builders Merchants you will have complete responsibility for the day to day management of a successful branch.

The individual branch is a fantastic builders merchants branch. With 15 staff and a turnover of between £2-3m, it is a relatively new branch that is immaculate throughout. The branch is doing very well and has a great team. There is great potential to take this branch to the next level. It is a busy branch with a fast paced/busy trade counter.

Primary responsibilities are driving the growth of the business, including profit & loss responsibility, staff development and coaching and ensuring that health and safety is adhered to at all times. You will be commercially astute with a proven ability to influence staff members and drive sales.

Working closely with your Assistant Branch Manager and Directors, as Branch Manager your role is to continually improve the profitable sales and margins within the branch, as well as developing a highly customer focused, results driven team.

What skills do I need?

· Have you worked within the Builders Merchants / Construction Supplies / Building Supplies sector?

· Proven experience of branch management within the merchant sector or trade sector?

· High level of customer service and trading skills

· Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills

· Ability to communicate confidently at all levels

· Knowledge of building materials

· Successful track record of branch management within the construction supply sector


Our client is a recognised Investor in People with staff development, training and recognition at the forefront of their business. The package includes:

· Starting salary of up to £45,000 dependent upon experience

· OTE £55-60k

· Strong performance related bonus structure (regularly achieved)

· Company vehicle

· Generous holiday entitlements

· Pension contributions

· Excellent opportunities for training and career development

Please call on: 0161 660 2540 quoting job ref MP-193501

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