General Manager Bristol

Location: Bristol

South West

Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Company Car

Reference #: 129669

Branch Detail

  • Managing up to 30 staff members
  • Managing two sites
  • Managing seven vehicles
  • £12 million annual turnover

About the role

You will responsible for the management and running of one of our flagship branches. You'll be controlling branch costs, budgeting and managing profit performance. This branch covers all of Wolseley's specialisms - plumbing, heating and cooling.

Main duties are:

  • staff management
  • driving sales and branch performance
  • implementing branch procedures
  • supporting sales, warehouse and administration


About you

Your motivation and ability to inspire people will play a big part in your success within this role. Our managers are hands-on, and lead by example, focused on driving the team to reach sales and branch targets.

  • proven experience managing large branches 
  • proven experience managing a transport team
  • proven multi site management

About your development and benefits

We aim to unlock your potential and equip you with all the skills required to move to the next stage in your career with us. This all starts with your induction where you get to know us and our business and continues with relevant training and development. 


Our people get benefits including:

  • pension plan
  • holiday - 23 days increasing to 25 after 2 years’ service
  • staff discount
  • profit share
  • company car

About us

Today we operate Plumb, Parts, Drain, Pipe and Climate Center as separate businesses. We are working towards bringing every part of our businesses together to form one specialist trade merchant called Wolseley.

We are the UK’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant. Soon, our entire product range will be accessible under one roof. That means customers can easily reach all our products and specialisms, delivering on our promise of helping them achieve more.

Wolseley, and our above brands, are part of Wolseley UK, which is the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, the world’s largest specialist distributer of plumbing and heating products. We supply 1.1 million customers with 1 million products carefully sourced from approximately 52,000 suppliers.


Closing Date: 14/11/18

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