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Branch Manager


Up to £45k



Location: Lanarkshire


The Role:

  • Implement a strong sales and business development culture within the branch to support their growth objectives and enhancing the customer experience.
  • Total ownership of the Sales effectiveness of the Branch
  • Total ownership of the trading profit performance of the Branch
  • Total ownership of the gross margin generated from all the sales through the Branch.
  • Play an influential role in the company supporting the continued successful execution of their business strategy.
  • Consistent delivery of product to meet customer requirements through an optimal mix direct despatch and flexible localised delivery.
  • Responsible for the execution of all contracted customer SLA’s with specific focus on the achievement of contracted cost saving targets where required within the branch.
  • Responsible for the customer service experience through all key touchpoints in the customer journey and through effective implementation and improvement of their customer service.
  • Drive sales performance within the branch through the active management and coaching of the internal sales force in addition to proactively undertaking in external service calls to top 20 customers.
  • Ensure the revenue generation from carriage is recovered.
  • Accountability for the stock management in the branch in line with supply chain process and procedures
  • Drive productivity, growth and profit improvement
  • Develop and execute sales plan to grow branch house customers – sales, margin, communication strategy
  • Accountability for branch operations including local stock profiling, pricing, pricing updates, logistics and health & safety.



  • Results focused with a passion for winning. 
  • Willing to take tough decisions, drive for stretch goals and inspire and challenge.
  • The culture of the branch teams is sociable and committed, with a genuine interest in the wellbeing of the team, whilst making strong commitment to creating a fulfilling environment for personal achievement and development.
  • Clear communication and presentation skills, with the cultural empathy and emotional awareness required to lead a team in the delivery of sales targets and operational fulfilment.
  • Naturally customer focused, with a passion for creating a market leading proposition and customer experience that customers want to come back time and time again.
  • A visible and energetic manager who is able to enthuse and motivate a team, capture hearts and minds and act as a true ambassador for the business.
  • A proactive self-starter who is comfortable working at pace with an open and inclusive style. 
  • Active listener with the ability to communicate at all levels within the business.
  • Results focused with a passion for winning. 
  • Drive for stretch goals and inspire and challenge.
  • A proven track record in B2B preferably in general management positions (preferably in the cutting tool industry) showing an operating knowledge of both sales and operational development. 
  • Management of teams including recruitment, training and development as well as performance management of branch team.
  • Previous leadership experience in a customer centric business.
  • New business planning, development and implementation to demanding customer requirements.
  • Customer relationship management experience and a strong customer service ethos.
  • A conscientious and disciplined attention to detail with the proven ability to drive and deliver profitable growth.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills along with experience of leading sales and operational teams.
  • An individual who will gain credibility and win respect across the organisation.
  • Process awareness and system skills.
  • Confidence with a drive to challenge and develop the performance to the next level.


Contact Anna Gale:

Anna Gale

Divisional Manager/Branch Manager
0161 443 0006

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