JOB TITLE: Branch & Sales Manager

Industry : Sales & Marketing Job Location : Braintree
Job Reference : 12818SM Job Category : Sales
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 09/01/2017
Salary & Benefits :
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Branch & Sales Manager £Competitive, plus company car, plus healthcare, plus profit related bonus (Please call for further salary details) Benefits include Company car, Healthcare, Childcare vouchers, Pension Based in Braintree, Essex.

Job Description

Branch & Sales Manager
£Competitive, plus company car, plus healthcare, plus profit related bonus
Benefits include Company car, Healthcare, Childcare vouchers, Pension
Based in Braintree, Essex.

The Opportunity
Our client are well established and have over 100+ years of trading, supplying machinery and services to the agricultural, construction and professional grass machinery markets, with a network of branches in the South and East of England. We are looking for an experienced individual within the agricultural industry who has the drive and passion to lead the established team as a Branch & Sales Manager at our Braintree branch in Essex.

The Company Culture
Our client are a family run business and as such treat their employees with respect and reward them well for their service. There is a culture of promotion from within and a lot of the Senior positions within the company have been filled by internal promotions. It's a very secure company with very low staff turnover. You can expect a healthy salary, pension, bonus, benefits and company discounts as well as plenty of opportunity for career training and progression.

The Role
As Branch & Sales Manager You will be responsible for the overall profitability, management and efficient daily operations of a designated branch. You will have overall responsibility of equipment sales, repairs, retail sales and administration of the branch whilst ensuring you are promoting the company's image by attracting new customer accounts and maintaining existing customers.

The Duties
*Establish, operate and then monitor branch performance against annual budget
*Develop budgets and targets with the departmental managers, review performance against these and work with the managers to identify and address any shortfalls
*To meet and exceed agreed targets of the sales and promotion of specific franchises within a designated area in accordance with Branch and Company KPI's
*Dealing with customers on a day to day basis, both face to face, over the phone and via email
*Manage existing customer accounts and build new relationships with customers to increase sales potential
*You will provide a superior level of customer service and promote the sales and service culture through coaching, guidance and development of staff including staff motivation.
*Daily management of staff in accordance with company procedures
*Maintaining all records efficiently and effectively as required
*Ensure that information is communicated effectively and in a timely fashion
*Demonstrate appropriate service behaviours when dealing with colleagues and customers
*Ensure branch personnel are operating in accordance with company policies and procedures.

The Candidate
The ideal Branch & Sales Manager will have knowledge of agricultural, construction or horticultural equipment and have previous management experience and some good examples of previous sales success, or branch success.

The Hours of Work
8am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday

The Package
Competitive salary (please call for details)
plus profit related bonus, company car, enhanced employer pension and healthcare scheme
23 Days Annual Leave, Childcare vouchers, Staff Discount in Country Stores.

The Agency
Bluefire Consulting Ltd are a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd.

Please be aware that as part of our service, our end clients often ask us to conduct face to face interviews on their behalf for shortlisting candidates, so we may need to arrange to meet you if you have been shortlisted.

We receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials.

We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you have been shortlisted for interview for this particular role and you meet the end client requirements.

Please consider yourself unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 14days.

Job Keywords

branch, area, sales, manager, business development, b2c, b2b, account manager, agriculture, construction, horticulture, machinery, technical, customer, Braintree, Essex, engineering, KPIs, profit, targets, service,

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Sales recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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