Mining or Auto Electrical Background ESSENTIAL
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The branches are relatively small but have huge growth potential. The Branch Manager will manage the day to day running of the branch, its’ business and is responsible for total branch performance, maximizing income and profit from a range of products and services and in addition will be required to manage and develop a small staff complement.
Branch managers are practically in-charge of everything related to business operations they often have hands-on approach in making sure their branch performs as expected. They plan, implement, and manage areas of responsibility.
Providing sound leadership for the branch they usually work with General Manager’s or directors to make sure their operation is according to the expectations of the head office.
Responsibilities will include full financial responsibility and administration of branch. This will include planning, organizing, co-ordination and control of the branch and all its inventory functions.
Above average sales leadership, management excellence, and operational expertise will enable the successful applicant to create an exceptional customer experience and expansion of the client base.
To increase revenue and profitability through the achievement of business and personal targets
In conjunction with the Managing Director, the setting and reviewing of office and personal targets
Implementing agreed business plans
Ensuring business is compliant and adhering to regulations
Assessing sales reports
Training, Mentoring, Mediating, Motivating employees
Meeting targets and deadlines
Ensuring the company make profits
Enforcing safety measures
Handle all the issues relating at the branch.
Recommend changes, enforce company protocols.
Managers who run a branch, work or implement strategies to increase productivity and meet sales targets
Stay abreast of competing markets, development, building, etc. in the community and surrounding areas. Contact contractors/developers etc. in pursuit of business.
Maintain contact and friendly relationships with customers and suppliers, building a favorable company image. Resolve problems and complaints as they arise.
Direct and coordinate counter and outside sales if applicable efforts. Assist in account development. Direct sales program to develop new markets. Make joint calls with salesmen as needed.
Successfully resolve customer issues timely and professionally.
Maintain positive attitude towards customers and associates by being friendly and courteous. Provide customer assistance as needed.
Continuously update product knowledge
Direct warehouse operations. Maintain necessary inventory levels, order materials, route deliveries and pickups
Manages workflow to assist staff in balancing priorities, providing backup support if needed and otherwise ensuring that all work is accomplished with an appropriate sense of urgency
Through management decisions, communication and behavior, creates a culture and a team that works together to meet customer needs and achieve desired results.
Anticipates staffing requirements to meet operational needs
Participate in the recruiting and interviewing process of new employees.
Oversee training as well as identify and foster development opportunities for all branch personnel as required or needed.
Periodically evaluates the performance of branch personnel, develop goals and objectives. Provide both formal and informal feedback on a regular basis.
Ensure policies and procedures are communicated and followed.
Promote an environment of empowerment, respect, and trust while holding team members accountable for their actions.
Any additional duties as required by the Line Manager
Ensure that overall branch performance is at a high level and facilitate continuous improvement and personal growth while supporting the company goals, mission, and vision
Driver’s Licence no endorsements
Relevant Tertiary education i.e. Business Management diploma/degree
Minimum 5 years retail management and/or sales management experience
Understanding of principle of sound business practice
Advanced proficiency with windows PC navigation and software including Excel and Word SAP advantageous
Flexibility of working hours and Travelling
Knowledge of the Motor/Mining industry
Being able to work independently and with a team
Being innovative and persistent
Communicating at all levels both written and verbal
Excellent leadership skills
Motivating teams and oneself
Management and supervisory skills
Driven to succeed, disciplined.
Dynamic person with a positive attitude
Clear focus on high quality and business profit
Natural forward planner who can critically assess their own performance
Mature, credible and comfortable in personal relationships
Reliable and determined
Empathetic communicator when needed
Well-presented and business-like
Mobile and flexible
Keen for new experiences
Responsible and Accountable
Good interpersonal relationships
Basic between R35,000 to R45,000 per month depending on Experience