Newcastle Upon Tyne
From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Trade Counter Manager will take full responsibility for the smooth running and development of the Trade Counter business within a North East leading Window and Door company.

The “hands on” role leading a small team involves:-

Maximising existing account counter sales growth and margin in line with operational budgets and targets in liaison with the Business Managing Director;

Building and sustaining good relationships with customers;

Providing excellent customer service;

Providing advice on products and services;

Keeping up the general appearance and image of the counter;

Maintain control of key business processes including processing of sales, arranging deliveries/collections, managing customer accounts,stock management, cost control, overseeing health and safety and merchandising initiatives;

Recruitment and training of counter staff enabling them to realise their potential;

A UPVC window background is essential and candidates should have experience working in a busy trade counter environment.

The person

Strong track record in depot/branch management within the building/construction supplies sector is essential.

Excellent people management, rapport building and communication skills.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, target orientated, proactive in approach and have great commercial acumen.

A confident IT user. A valid driving licence is essential.

The package

The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive basic salary and with the realistic opportunity of earning a performance related bonus.

We also offer a company vehicle, 22 days holidays plus bank holidays.

Written applications to Brian Pears, Managing Director.