Branch Manager

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Kettering
Permanent, Full TIme
11/02/2022

About us

Kent Blaxill is a family-owned business with nineteen sites across the East of England. We offer paint, timber, glass, ironmongery, tools, landscaping, building supplies and much, much more. We have also been known as a leading kitchen and bathroom specialist since 1963. Our showrooms have since built up an enviable reputation for quality and service and we specialise in helping our customers find the right products, at a price that suits them best.

And the role…

This is a brand new branch opening in Kettering and you will be leading and developing a team, you will manage and motivate the team to achieve branch and company objectives which includes performance reviews, appraisals and disciplinary meetings. Gaining up-to-date knowledge of area developments and competitor activity, you will create, manage and develop a branch business plan and work with Management to agree the branch budget. Developing sales to agreed levels, through new and existing business, you will pro-actively market the business for the branch and control and where possible reduce costs by managing stock to agreed levels.

Delivering excellent customer service to both internal and external customers, you will deal with customer queries, projects and complaints in a prompt and effective manner, consistently meeting customer requirements. You will build strong relationships with customers and suppliers, merchandisers and other partners and organise events and initiatives to promote good relations and sales development.

What we’re looking for…

You will need a sound knowledge of the decorating industry with the tenacity to deliver objectives and achieve targets. You must also have the ability to identify new market and product opportunities and provide excellent customer service in accordance with our Customer Charter. This will require good communication both internally and externally.

And in return…

We can offer you a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, a contributory pension scheme plus generous staff discount.

 

Benefits

  • Bonus Scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Holiday
  • In-house Training
  • Fuel Allowance
  • Company Mobile Phone
  • Great Working Environment
  • On-site Parking
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