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Branch Manager

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Bunzl UK and Ireland

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Branch Manager

Location: Glasgow
Working Schedule: Monday – Friday 37.5 hours
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 + Bonus + Package

Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies is the UK’s leading supplier of janitorial, cleaning, and hygiene products. As part of the Bunzl plc, we are one of the fastest-growing international distribution and outsourcing groups, we’re able to provide our customers with the most cost-effective and competitively priced solutions for their cleaning and hygiene needs, in addition to the very best in customer service.

The Benefits

• 33 days holiday (including bank holidays), with an option of buying up to 5 days extra per year
• Company sick pay
• Company Car
• Bunzl Save as you Earn Sharesave Scheme
• Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
• Comprehensive Learning and Development
• Bunzl Personal Pension Plan
• Personal benefits for Theme park discounts, Childcare vouchers, Cycle to work scheme, Gym membership, Cinema discounts etc.

The Role

To manage all branch functions , in order to achieve budgeted contribution by meeting or exceeding the requirements of our customers and through cost effective and innovative operational management

• Develop annual branch budget for discussion with senior management
• Develop sales and distribution plans to achieve budget
• Ensure that branch operational costs are maintained within budget
• Provide regular and ad hoc sales and operation reports as requested.
• Recruit, induct, train, and retain staff of the required number and calibre
• Continuously assess branch and sales staff against indentified performance criteria
• Identify and address issues of performance and conduct within the branch and deal with these by applying Bunzl HR policies.
• Ensure all training requirements are met and regularly reviewed and development plans identified where appropriate.

Operational efficiency
• Maintain inventory in line with budget
• Maintain fleet operations in line with legal requirements and Bunzl EHS and transport policy
• Manage EHS performance to minimise Bunzl KPI’s and in line with business EHS performance targets
• Manage workplace and equipment in line with legal requirements and Bunzl EHS policy
• Manage, support and coach key operational staff

• Develop and implement sales plan that is focussed upon gaining new customers and expanding business levels with existing customers
• Organise branch sales resources to generate sufficient sales and margin to achieve budgeted contribution
• Project manage tender process involving all relevant areas of the business to ensure tender is financially viable and commercial risk is minimised
• Manage, support and coach sales staff
• Ensure that all staff are kept informed of relevant information on sales, promotional and distribution initiatives to ensure market maximisation
• Support all areas of sales by provision of specific area sales reports on branch activities and performance.
Customer service
• Ensure all staff focus on the customer and find ways to meet customer needs converting business strategy into practical day to day activities
• Instil a customer service ethic throughout the branch so that queries are dealt with efficiently.
• Ensure customer service level meets company objectives, through measuring and taking corrective action where necessary.
Ensure there is an active interface between telesales, sales and operations.

Your Skills
Computer Literate
Business and Financial Understanding- need to be able to analyse business proposals to customer to ensure profitability and able to implement budgets.

• Demonstrates the ability to develop/apply KPI’s to measure and improve operational and sales performance
• Demonstrates effective team management
• Demonstrates successful sales experience
• Demonstrates successful operational management experience
• Experience of high volume, low margin distribution industry

Full Driving Licence, Influencing and Negotiation skills, Initiative and self motivation, Interpersonal Skills, Judgement and Decision Making
Proven and demonstrable career success in a sales/customer service environment
Computer Literate

If you’re ready to work in a team environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

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