Reference : GBR03171

Assistant Branch Manager

  • General Management
  • United Kingdom Aberdeen
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/13/2021

Position description

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you’re a passionate and empowering leader, you’re able to put your customer first, and you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as Assistant Branch Manager.

You’ll be working for Glassolutions in Aberdeen. Glassolutions is one of more than 30+ exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and are proud to be the largest processor and distributor of glass in the UK. We offer a range of services unrivalled across the glass industry, supplying and processing glass for a broad range of applications.

Is this role right for me?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; so whether you’ve never worked in this industry before, or had years of experience with one our competitors, you’re just as likely to be a great fit!  As a great Assistant Branch Manager at Glassolutions you will be proactive in your approach to support your customers and your team, taking time to understand others and embracing differences, promoting a diverse and inclusive branch for colleagues and customers. It is also important that you have strong communication skills and commercial awareness, whilst being able to empower your team to provide a great service to your customers.

There are some specific skills and experience we are looking for from suitable candidates;

  • A customer-focused approach and the ability to develop and maintain excellent relationship with customers and suppliers
  • Strong leadership and people management skills – the ability to engage colleagues to help achieve the branch goals whilst ensuring all health and safety standards are upheld
  • A positive attitude and the desire to want to continually improve our service
  • A hands on candidate, someone who does not hesitate to get involved and support in a variety of tasks.
  • Good experience of customer relations.
  • Able to engage, coach and connect with colleagues.
  • A desire to progress further within the branch management structure.
  • A commitment to safety practices is key.

What will I be doing in the role?

Our Assistant Branch Managers are important contributor to the team’s shared success our success and an essential part of our customer’s positive experience with us. It demands someone who can manage and lead a team of engaged colleagues to continually improve the customer experience and branch performance. To support our customers effectively you will;

  • Ensuring all branch activity is centered around the customer and ensuring they have the best possible experience
  • You will work with the Branch Manager to support and develop the team as so to meet customer and business demands effectively.
  • You will foster a culture which is focused on safety, team work and customer experience.
  • You will support other Glassolutions branches and colleagues - adopting a One Glassolutions ethos.  
  • Experience of working in a Senior sales role, with a curious and proactive approach and the ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with customers and suppliers


Who are we ?

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including;

  • Competitive salary, bonus scheme
  • Excellent Retirement Savings Plan with additional Life Cover increasing employer contributions with service
  • 31 days’ holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Genuine career progression opportunities with Saint Gobain's 32+ brands.
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days’ holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As a Saint Gobain employee, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Employee Recognition Scheme – Recognise & Reward
  • Staff discounts on all UK Saint-Gobain brands!
  • Share Scheme

Legal Statement

Top Employer 2021