Reference : GBR03038

Branch Manager

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

Position description

We have an exciting opportunity for a proactive Branch Manager to join our Jewson team, based in Witney. This role will be 7:30-17:00 or 7:00-16:30 Monday-Friday and every other Saturday 8:00-12:00. To maximise 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.

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 & English
  • Post-GCSE qualification
  • PBM qualification or suitable experience
  • Relevant market and product knowledge
  • Experience of people management including coaching and mentoring
  • Good financial and commercial awareness
  • IT literate
  • Resilient and confident to manage conflict
  • Driving licence

What will your responsibilities include?
(but not limited to…)

  • An excellent customer experience
  • Sales and profit targets and Local Sales Plans
  • Strong effective relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Understand local market issues and communicate to Manager to support sales growth plans
  • Appropriate communication on Company plans, goals and individual objectives
  • Change is managed positively to ensure business continuity and continuous improvement
  • Delivery of key KPIs for your branch


What will you get in return?

  • A defined contribution pension scheme
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to 100’s of high street and leisure discounts, as well as a state of the art rewards system
  • Automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance scheme.
  • Plus, plenty more!

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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