Branch Manager

Location Clondalkin
Discipline: Sales,Retail & Marketing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: €75000
Contact name: Brian Doyle

Contact email: brian.doyle@elitetalenthub.ie
Job ref: 32747
Published: 28 days ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our client is Ireland's leading builders' merchant, providing a wide range of building materials, plumbing supplies, and DIY products. With a nationwide network of branches, they serve both professional tradespeople and DIY enthusiasts. Known for exceptional customer service and expert advice, they offer high-quality products and are a trusted partner for construction and home improvement projects across the country.

 

Branch Manager Timber Suppliers - Clondalkin, Dublin 22

 

Primary Objective

Reporting to the Regional Director, the Branch Manager oversees daily operations. This role involves developing and implementing a business plan to achieve branch revenue, sales, and service goals.

 

Knowledge & Experience

  • Previous management experience essential
  • Strong understanding of hardwoods/softwoods and sheet materials industry
  • Proven experience with joinery manufacturers and specifiers
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Third-level degree in a commercial discipline preferred

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the sales team delivers friendly, open, and enthusiastic customer service in person and over the phone
  • Basic understanding of accounting and computers
  • Collaborate with sales representatives to set monthly growth targets and development objectives
  • Support the Regional Director in driving branch development and ensuring service excellence standards
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of our clients and competitor products/services for maximizing sales opportunities
  • Enhance branch performance across key metrics
  • Perform customer service duties as needed to efficiently manage branch operations
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement through performance coaching and exemplary leadership in commitment, enthusiasm, and drive
  • Maintain a clean, well-organized, and properly merchandised store environment
  • Ensure adherence to all company policies, procedures, and controls
  • Manage branch administration

 

Essential Competencies

  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Basic accounting and computer proficiency
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Effective team working and networking abilities
  • Outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility and eagerness to learn
  • Enjoyment in working with people
  • Tact and diplomacy

 

Contract Type

Permanent, full-time (39 hours per week)

Monday to Friday

Location: Clondalkin, Dublin 22

 

Benefits Include

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Bonus opportunity
  • Private healthcare
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Paid maternity and parental leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Colleague savings scheme
  • Profit share scheme
  • Colleague discount
  • Educational assistance
  • Wellness initiatives