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Assistant Branch Manager/ Assistant Store Manager

Assistant Branch Manager/ Assistant Store Manager (nk/abm/keigh/017127) Keighley, England

Salary: GBP23000 - GBP25000 per annum + bonus+bens
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Branch Manager to work for a distributor of plumbing and heating products for trade.

Working within the depot, you will take a proactive role in managing branch operations, increasing sales and exceeding customers expectations. This is a key role providing the branch with its continued commitment to providing a high quality service to customers and ensuring all current and future sales opportunities are maximised.

The Role

Building strong relationships with customers to understand their needs and retain business
Communicate company plans, goals and objectives to the team
Supporting the Branch Manager with running the branch and providing support and leadership for the branch team
Working with the Branch Manager in the execution of the Sales plan for the branch
Overseeing and leading operations side of the branch ensuring transport and yard is operating efficiently to provide the best experience for the customer
Following all health and safety guidelines ensuring the branch is a safe environment for both colleagues and customers

Experience Required

Previous supervisory experience within a trade / distribution environment or retail DIY background is an advantage although not essential
Customer focused with the ability to develop and maintain relationships with both suppliers and customers
Strong organisation skills to ensure daily operations are carried out safely and efficiently
Sales driven with a strong commercial awareness able to drive sales in the branch
Excellent leadership skills with the ability to manage others and deal effectively with any issues that arise.
You should be flexible and adaptable in your approach to work as well as hard working and reliable.

This role offers great progression with unrivalled career prospects.