Assistant Branch Manager - Fareham

With the support of the Branch Manager, you will be responsible for the effective day to day running of the branch

Please send your application form to recruitment@elliotts.uk

Location: 
Fareham
Reporting to: 
Branch Manager
Hours: 
42.5 hours per week, 07:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday (flexibility will be required with start / finish times to cover opening hours), plus some Saturday mornings on a rota
Closing date: 
30/11/2019
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Deputising for the Branch Manager
  • Ensuring high standards of Customer Service are met throughout the branch operation
  • Support margin improvement and ensure costs are challenged and controlled to maximise profitability
  • Assisting with the planning of transport
  • Assisting with merchandising & stock control
  • Key holder responsibilities
  • Helping in all areas of the branch operation as necessary
  • Support efficient running of the telephone sales office
    • Help create a proactive and sales orientated culture
    • Oversee effective support to the external sales representative
    • Supervising the raising of quotes, orders and the sourcing of non-standard products and price negotiation
    • Contribute to answering phones in the sales office - responding to a wide range of queries from customers (both trade and retail)


Requirements: 
  • You will need to be highly organised with efficient time management and and the ability to prioritise accordingly
  • You will need to be confident, and sales focused, be adept at decision making, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • You will be able to demonstrate effective leadership skills; delegation, leading by example professionalism
  • Previous experience at a similar level and a good understanding of branch operations in a builders merchant is preferred, or alternatively experience in a related industry
  • Proactive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Sound knowledge of building materials, both heavy and light side is preferable, but training can be provided
  • Working knowledge of MS Office


Application Form

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