Assistant Branch Manager

  • Job Reference: 00001114-1
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Lawsons (New Malden)
  • Location: New Malden
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration, Building / Construction, Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Purpose Statement:

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.

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

Person Profile:

  • Role-model (holding high level of integrity, honesty, and confidentiality within the department)
  • Excellent communication, Influencing and negotiating skills. Both oral and written
  • 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

Knowledge, Experience, Qualifications:

  • Commercial Awareness of the Industry
  • Excellent IT skills (word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Previous sales and operations experience
  • Understanding of the business financials
  • English speaking

Hours - 7am – 16-45pm Monday to Friday.

Salary dependant on experience

Interested? Then please click the apply button now!