Reference : GBR02892

Jewson Assistant Branch Manager

  • Distribution Operations
  • United Kingdom Newcastle
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 06/11/2021

Position description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Branch Manager to join our Jewson team, based in Newcastle.  This role will be Monday-Friday 8:00-17:00 and every other Saturday 8:00-12:00. You will assist the Branch Manager in maximising profitability through building successful working relationships with internal and external customers, suppliers, and Colleagues, whilst ensuring the branch operates in a safe manner and in line with all company policies and procedures. Deputise for Branch Manager as required.

At Jewson we pride ourselves on our ability to provide a great welcome to our customers, being proactive when helping them, being trusted, and recognised for our ‘customer first’ approach. If you enjoy working with people and you think you could help our customers feel welcome, then we would love to hear from you!

What are we looking for?

  • GCSEs (Or equivalent) – Maths and English
  • Post-GCSE qualification
  • Relevant market knowledge
  • Ability to lead, coach and develop a team
  • Financial and Commercial awareness
  • IT literate
  • Driving licence

What will you be responsible for?
(but not limited to)

  • An excellent customer experience
  • Sales and profit targets
  • Strong effective relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Understand local market issues and communicate to Manager to support sales growth plans
  • Supporting the team with day-to-day queries
  • Act as first line support to Branch Manager
  • Delivery of KPIs

Are Jewson and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, what football team you support, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

Do you want to make the world a better home?

Our purpose at Saint-Gobain is to Make the world a better home. Our purpose sets the course for our common future. Together with and for our customers, we design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions that have a positive impact on everyone’s life and provide well-being, quality of life and performance, while caring for the planet. If you want to join a company that cares about making the world a better home – then please apply, we would love to hear from you!


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