Our client is a well-respected distributor of building materials into the construction sector. They are recruiting a Senior Branch Manager / General Manager to oversee the operations of an important site.

This role requires a special someone - a robust Branch Manager from the world of the builders' merchants, timber merchants or specialist distributors of building materials / construction supplies within the Construction sector. Ideally with a knowledge of hardwoods as well as softwoods and general timber & joinery.

We need a proper General Manager or Senior Branch Manager who can bring their experiences and authority to the operation and drive the business forward.  With the experience of successfully running a single site within the builders merchants, building materials / construction supplies distributor, along with a dynamism and drive to always maximise potential.  The right person needs the right blend of sales drive with strong operational skills and experience.

  • Managing circa 30 staff
  • A profitable building materials branch with great reputation in the area
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Departmental Managers reporting into the role
  • Natural leader and man manager
  • Motivation of other Managers
  • Working knowledge of the Construction Supplies / Building Materials / Builders Merchants / Timber Supplies sector
  • P&L, stock and service accountability
  • Ability to trade in terms of sales and procurement
  • Strategic planning / management

Are you are Senior Branch Manager within a Builders Merchants / Timber Merchants / Building Materials Distributor or a manager within the construction supplies sector or a Senior Branch Manager / General within an associated sector in the Construction sector?

Are you a multi-site, Regional Manager wanting a change?


This is an urgent and critical role for our client. 


Sector: Building Materials / Construction Supplies / Timber

Area: Stoke on Trent

Package: (Negotiable & D.O.E.)  Circa £40,000-£50,000 basic + bonus + car


To apply for this role:

Tel:    0161 660 2548
Email:   enquiries@gcsassociates.com