Branch Manager

Location: Whitby

Yorkshire and Humberside

Other information: 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive Salary

Reference #: 130562

Are you ready for the next step up in your career? Our small but busy branch in Whitby are on the lookout for an ambitious Branch Manager to drive the business forward.


This is a permanent position working Monday to Friday, between the branch hours of 8am – 5pm.  You will also be required to work alternate Saturdays from 8am - 12pm. 


About the role


  • setting objectives for the branch and monitor branch performance
  • staff management and development
  • responsibility for driving sales and meeting KPIs
  • developing customer relationships and new business
  • full budgetary responsibility for the branch and managing profit performance


You will also be responsible for compliance with all health and safety policies and manage debt recovery.


About you


We are looking for people with strong sales/customer service background, who are used to working against set sales targets as this will be key to driving sales in this established branch. 


Previous supervisory and management experience would be desirable to support the team, develop profitability and to grow the business further however it is not essential.


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.


About us


In the past, we operated under different brand names, such as Plumb Center, Parts Center, Drain Center, Pipe Center and Climate Center as separate businesses. Now, our customers can find all our products under one roof. We work with building and trade professionals every day. And by understanding their businesses, the products they want and the quality service they need, we aim to help them achieve more for their own customers.


From our offices in Royal Leamington Spa and Ripon, to our five distribution centres and over 600 branches up and down the country, our people work together to give our customers great service every day. It is a huge operation that involves one of the country’s largest fleets of specialist commercial vehicles and it’s backed by cutting-edge warehousing and customer focused supply chain.


Wolseley UK the country’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant and we aim to be the first choice specialist merchant for trade customers. We’re the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, a FTSE 100 company with revenues of over $18 billion.


Closing Date: 03.05.2019

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