Assistant Branch Manager

  • Job Reference: 00001547-1
  • Date Posted: 20 March 2024
  • Recruiter: AVS Fencing (Aylesbury)
  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Building / Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

AVS Fencing, Aylesbury 

Assistant Branch Manager

The Role


To ensure the overall success of all the functions of a branch, by effectively managing all operational activities, sales and margins, recruitment, Health & Safety and building a rapport with staff and with customers to attract new business. Responsibility for making sure that the branch meets its goals and objectives whilst meeting company deadlines.


Branch Postcode -  HP17 8RZ


Key Accountabilities…


·        Exceed Sales, Margins, and profit budgets whilst controlling costs as agreed

·        Ensure Lawsons Best Practice, Standards and Company Policies are met

·        Recruit, develop and motivate the individuals within your team to reach their full potential

·        Regularly communicate branch and company performance to the team

·        Undertake disciplinary and grievance procedures when required

·        Take overall responsibility for all administrative and auditable tasks

·        Contribute and communicate ideas, proposals and initiatives for improving operations and administration procedures to develop/expand the Company

·        Adhere to the Company's high standards of Health & Safety and Security

·        All aspects of day-to-day management of the branch

·        Capitalise on opportunities for cost savings across the business

·        Deputise for the Branch Manager in their absence


We would love to meet someone with…


  • Previous experience working as an Assistant Manager in a Builders Merchants (Essential)


  • Role-modelling behaviours (holding high level of integrity, honesty, and confidentiality within the department)
  • Excellent communication, Influencing and negotiating skills.

·        Ability to prioritise responsibilities under pressure and be self-motivated

·        Excellent time management skills

·        Strong leader with good entrepreneurial skills

·        Ability to be hands-on where needed and lead from the front when required

·        Someone who will promote and adhere to the company's cultures, values and professionalism

·        Commercial Awareness of the Industry

·        Excellent IT skills (word, Excel, and Outlook)

·        Previous sales and operations experience

·        Understanding of the business financials


What is in it for you…


  • Salary up to £35,000, depending on experience

·        23 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

·        Pension Scheme

·        Death In Service Scheme

·        Employee Assisted Programme