Reference : 570491

Showroom Supervisor

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 06/25/2019

Additional description

Showroom Supervisor - International Decorative Surfaces (IDS) - Southampton, Hampshire

IDS are a part of Saint-Gobain - Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' four years running (2016-2019)

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Showroom Supervisor to join our team at our IDS Southampton branch. In this role, you'll ensure the showroom operates in a professional and safe manner, achieving key targets and maximising sales and profit for the business. By building successful working relationships with internal and external customers, you'll help maintain our commitment to providing excellent customer service here at IDS.

As a Showroom Supervisor with IDS, you will:

  • Provide excellent customer service and ensure service standards are consistently maintained and monitored.
  • Lead and motivate the showroom team to deliver results and achieve key targets by continually building your client base.
  • Monitor local competition to assess own branch performance and coordinate promotional activity accordingly.
  • Ensure compliance and implementation of health and safety directives in line with EHS guidelines.
  • Maintain your own product knowledge and make sure it is up to date and cascaded to the showroom team.

So if you have...

  • Previous management or team leading experience.
  • Experience within a merchanting or retail sales environment is desirable.
  • A self-motivated and well organised work ethic.
  • Product knowledge relevant to the trade, though full training will be given.
  • The ability to demonstrate a strong sales focus as well as good commercial awareness.
  • A high degree of customer focus and the ability to develop strong customer relationships.
  • Good numerical, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Computer literacy skills –Microsoft and Kerridge
  • A valid UK driving license (desirable).

...we may just be the right fit for each other! Does this sound like you?

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays).
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As an employee with IDS, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.

If you’re up for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you!

Saint-Gobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

AGENCY? Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so. Saint-Gobain accepts no responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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