Branch Manager - Manufacturing Firm

£30,000 - £40,000 basic plus Bonus & Bens
15 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our client a marketing leading maufacturing firm based in birmingham is now recruiting for a Branch Manager to take direct responsibility of the internal sales team, Branch stock, sales targets, budgets, forecasts, costs & profitability in line with strategic initiatives and agreed sales targets Additionally, this role will encompass full responsibility for the general day to day running of the branch warehouse making the best decisions for the branch and managing and mentoring all warehouse employees. The role holder will also ensure the company’s’ moral and legal adherence to Health & Safety regulations are met at all levels. Experience: A minimum of two years previous experience in a Sales Management position, responsible for the development of Internal Sales employees. Full driver’s licence. Strong Microsoft Excel experience. Proven ability to perform under pressure. Personal Profile: A “can-do” attitude to ensure delivery of the highest service to all customers. Self-motivated and energised. Strong at setting objectives and reaching these through careful planning Excellent communication and people skills. Main Responsibilities & Accountabilities: Leading by example and creating culture of professionalism in line with divisional and senior management team expectations. Visit top 20 accounts at least twice a year. Negotiate sales with key decision makers. Prepare branch budgets including sales targets and operational costs Delivery of sales targets. § Successfully integrate and efficiently work with all other UK departments to maximise creativity, planning output and sales results. Ensure the on-time delivery of, and maximized pricing policy for, sales quotes and performance objectives. To attend all sales and regional meetings relevant to the role. To plan and carry out sales activities / projects which would help achieve sales turnover targets. Monitor and oversee the sales office and warehouse activities. Lead, coach and motivate the team whilst identifying training needs for responsible individuals. Grow existing customer base by targeting new customers in line with the division’s strategic plan. Take an active involvement in all branch recruitment, ensuring an active part within the decision process. Conduct annual appraisals with direct reports. Ensure customer quotations are followed up in a timely manner and negotiate when necessary to obtain an order Ensure that the relevant monthly reports are delivered on time and are sent to the Head of Sales. This job was originally posted as