Depot / Branch Manager

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Built Environment

Location: Poole, Dorset


My client is a market leading supplier to the construction industry and have a fantastic reputation for product expertise and stockholding capability. They have multiple branches in the UK, each aspiring to uphold the highest standard of customer service and profitability.


Duties will include:

  • Reporting in to the Regional Manager.
  • Being responsible for Branch Budget.
  • Being in control of and accountable for Branch profit/loss.
  • Driving branch turnover and maximising profitability.
  • Visiting existing and prospective clients (20% of your time)
  • Building solid working relationships with customers.
  • Developing new business and growing the branch customer base.
  • Acting as the first point of contact with customers.
  • Managing a team of approximately 5-6 staff.
  • Holding branch meetings.
  • Performing annual stock takes.
  • Meeting and exceeding branch targets.
  • Ensuring the branch’s appearance is maintained to the highest standard.
  • Handling customer enquiries.
  • Recording daily takings and ensuring absolute accuracy.
  • Ensuring branch adheres to Health & Safety guidelines.
  • Liaising with customers over the telephone.
  • Being involved in disciplinary processes & procedures.
  • Updating in-branch database.


My client would like to encourage the application of established Branch Managers or ambitious Assistant Managers from the Retail (Halfords, B&Q, Screwfix etc.), Builders Merchant and Electrical Wholesale industry.

The ideal candidate will be based within the Poole or surrounding area and have proven experience operating within a branch.

All candidates must demonstrate site performance improvements they have delivered and must be comfortable liaising at all levels of business.

Other skills required include,

  • Clear communication
  • Great leadership and management skills
  • Autonomous and Self-Motivated attitude
  • Excellent customer relations
  • Target driven and ambitious
  • Honest and firm approach to management

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