Branch Manager - Wholesale Electrical

  • Northmead
  • Permanent
  • Mon Jun 7 04:37:52 2021
  • 200009260

  • Generous salary plus benefits including company vehicle
  • Lead from the front
  • Iconic Australian owned business

Opportunity for a result driven leader to manage this branch and generate business growth through passion, dedication and people management.

Our client

With a National network of over 100 branches, our client is the largest independent electrical wholesaler in Australia and have been in business for over 90 years.

Their size and geographic diversity provides career options in broad and diverse employment areas throughout Australia. Supported by their core values their focus on customer service and innovation is leading the industry in staff development and customer satisfaction.

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the NSW Regional Sales Manager the purpose of this pivotal role is to lead, support, mentor, promote and coordinate the overall activities of this Branch to optimise market share and profitability. Gains in efficiency and customer service is also expected. Accountable for all branch operations you will be the key driver of success through business management, development and sales through leading by example and creating a positive culture using the organisations core values.

This role may suit a Sales Rep or Assistant Manager looking to take the next step in their career. We are looking for someone with high energy and plenty of drive to maintain existing business but also bring in new accounts.

Responsibilities include:

  • New business sales and account management
  • Manage in accordance with the Policies & Procedures of the company
  • Ensuring staff development & training objectives are in place
  • Recruitment & induction of new staff.
  • Liaise with suppliers
  • Inventory Control
  • Working towards budgets, KPI’s & P&L’s.
  • Organise & coordinate branch events & promotional activities.
  • Evaluate market trends and gather competitive information.
  • Identify trends that effect current and future growth of sales and profitability.
  • Ensure all activities conform with relevant government regulations, company policies, standards and ethics.
  • Actively encourage a safe and environmentally conscious workplace.
  • Strive to find new ways of improving the work environment.

Applicants will require the following to be considered:

  • Previous experience in the Wholesale Electrical Industry preferred
  • Management experience in the Wholesale Trade Sector
  • Effective communication to all levels of management & staff
  • A professional appearance, approach and attitude
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and inspire others
  • Ability to display honesty & integrity
  • Proven track record in increasing sales and market share
  • Ability to self-manage and drive to succeed
  • Show respect and acknowledge efforts of others
  • Ability to manage staff performance
  • Capability of building and maintaining networks

This is a true leadership role and applicants will need to demonstrate their leadership, people management and customer service skills. Previous experience in the Electrical Wholesale industry is preferred but not essential so long as you have demonstrable experience in a similar type of business e.g., Wholesale Plumbing

A valid full driver’s licence and clean driving record is required and any relevant qualifications such as Certificate IV or Diplomas in Business are a distinct advantage.

Benefits

The successful applicant will receive a salary commensurate with their skills and experience plus a fully maintained company vehicle and mobile phone. There is also a bonus scheme opportunity attached to this role.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including Drug & Alcohol screening and agree to a National Criminal History Check.

Recharge your career and apply now but submitting your professional resume for consideration.

About Us

FINDMEA is a national employment agency with a passionate management team, combining over 40 years of recruitment experience to find the right people. For us, its personal. We see beyond the CV to discover your real potential.