Our client are one of the UK's leading independent timber and building supplies merchants with branches located across the South East. Due to an internal promotion, they are looking to recruit an Assistant Manager to assist the current Branch Manager in the daily running for one of their top performing branches.
This role will involve the running of the branch in the branch managers absence and managing staff and operations for the branch. You would also be accountable for daily administrative tasks as well as dealing with new and existing trade and retail customers and converting their enquiries into sales.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
7am-5pm Monday to Friday
Alternative Saturday mornings 8am-1pm
As with all growing businesses the culture is entrepreneurial and fast paced. We are looking for an individual who has the appropriate skills and experience to do the job twinned with the desire and capability to grow along with the business which may include growing their own team and driving change.
Our ideal candidate will have experience working in a builders merchants environment and will understand the requirements of both trade and domestic / retail customers.
Our candidate will be strong in operations, hungry for sales, determined to succeed, be self-managed and self-motivated. They will have a warm management style, great product knowledge and have the ability to build relationships with their customers.
A successful candidate will be IT literate and able to pick up the systems quickly and enter data accurately.
For more information about this job please email our team on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 020 8397 3290