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General Sales Manager




General Hardware Supplies

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Job Description:

This is an important Senior position within the company and the appointee will be required to have relevant experience of working at a senior level in a similar organisation. He/she will report directly to the Management Team.


- Management of the sales function to include:  external sales (including specific key account customers), trade counter sales, driving retail sales and developing our showroom.

- Communication of KPIs to branch management and staff and give appropriate direction and support in target driven sales performance management to maximise profitability.

- Ensure the business provides exceptional levels of service to its wide range of customers and that best in class practices are employed.

- Management of the yard, warehousing and transport functions.

- Responsibility for ensuring the branch purchasing function is managed effectively with our Purchasing Manager to ensure the best possible deals for the company are achieved and best business practice is followed.

- Management of inventory to ensure adequate stocks are maintained to support the sales effort, while remaining within the working capital guidelines as set out by the management team.

- Responsibility for ensuring company guidelines procedures and policies, are implemented and adhered to in relation to a range of business disciplines, including HR, Credit Control and Admin-istration. In particular the General Manager will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all relevant Health & Safety legislation and adhering to company policy and procedures in relation to the operation of a safe environment for employees and customers.

- Management of branch staff attendance, time keeping and, disciplinary procedures, where appropriate.

- Regular review of all cost inputs, including haulage/delivery and overhead costs.

Candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an in-depth understanding of what is required to deliver best in class customer service.

- Showroom experience and design.

- Candidates will be able to communicate effectively with senior management, be results orientated and possess the ability to lead and motivate a team to achieve targets and goals of the business.

- Previous experience gained in the builders’ providers/DIY sector would be a distinct advantage.


Permanent / Full-time

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