Branch Manager


£30,000 - £40,000 per annum + Bonus

Permanent, Full-Time

30th October 2020

Are you ambitious with a strong and determined approach who can lead and motivate a team as part of a varied and dynamic management role?

We’re hiring for a Branch Manager who possesses good warehouse and sales skills to work within a fast-paced distribution company based at their new modern show room in the Oldham/Greater Manchester area.

Supplying predominantly to the wholesale sector, sales volumes have increased significantly recently, so as part of their growth, they are looking for a Branch Manager to help ensure their team is managed effectively, and their customers receive the very best service.


What’s on offer?

  • Salary: £30,000 – £40,000
  • Bonus dependant on experience
  • Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday to Friday
  • New, modern facility with the latest technology and equipment
  • Casual dress, friendly clean working environment
  • Opportunity to establish yourself within a fast-growing business
  • Free onsite parking


What will you be doing as a Branch Manager?

  • Managing the day to day operation of a busy branch, responsible for overseeing warehouse, trade counter and sales operations
  • Motivating the branch team, resulting in targets being exceeded, whilst creating a positive culture for individuals to grow and develop
  • Dealing with orders and enquiries received from customers who attend the branch, over the phone and online, and offering direct assistance to customers
  • Adopting a pro-active approach to maximise sales to existing customers
  • Work with management to identify and deliver a growth strategy
  • Maintaining all product information and setting supply chain / stock control procedures
  • Ensuring suitable housekeeping and cleanliness of the warehouse is maintained
  • Proactively maintaining up to date technical knowledge of all products sold, ensuring that product knowledge is kept up to date
  • Assisting with employee training, development, and engagement
  • Meeting with suppliers and negotiating pricing /contracts
  • Ensuring Health & Safety rules are adhered to and incidents are investigated


What do you need?

  • At least 2 years’ experience leading/managing a team demonstrating the ability to motivate and inspire
  • Experience driving sales, overseeing budgets, merchandising and managing stock
  • Previous trade counter experience or similar
  • The ability to carry out analysis to develop action plans and improve service level performance
  • Experience working in an office environment and/or managing office personnel
  • The ability to work quickly, accurately and consistently under pressure


What’s nice to have?

  • Previous experience working with shelving, pallet racking, storage equipment etc.


If you’re someone who is always looking to maximise both the sales and profitability and would be interested in managing a busy branch to drive it’s growth, apply today for consideration or speak with Josh at KPJ Group for more information on 0161 249 8120.

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