Reference : 579554

Branch Manager

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 09/03/2020

Who are we ?

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 a busy role that includes managing people and having the autonomy to make your own business decisions, this Branch Manager role could be a great opportunity for you.

This Branch Manager role is working in our Jewson Branch in Oswestry, Shropshire. Jewson is the biggest employer in the UK Saint-Gobain business, with over 500 braches.

What will I be doing in this role?

The Branch Manager position is central to the performance of the whole branch network. It demands someone who can manage and lead a team of engaged colleagues to continually improve the customer experience and branch performance.

Key day to day duties include:

  • Ensuring all branch activity is centred around the customer and ensuring they have the best possible experience
  • Management and leadership of a team of colleagues
  • Forming and execute the Sales plan for the branch
  • Ensuring the safe and efficient management of daily operations

What skills are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; this means that we are open to applications from all Saint-Gobain businesses and would welcome you to apply if you can demonstrate the following key skills:

  • 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
  • Excellent business acumen and commercial understanding – the ability to understand Sales and Margin data
  • The ability to evolve in a fast-paced and ever-changing busy work environment
  • A full driving licence

Please note that product and system training can be provided where applicants may lack this knowledge. We encourage applications from all background if you can demonstrate the skills highlighted.

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.

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