General Manager for a Wholesaler Required

SF Group
£38,000 per annum
28 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

Role - Manager for a Wholesale Business

The Commercial Division of SF Group are currently working with a business to recruit a General Manager to join a fast paced wholesale business on a permanent, full time basis. The hours of work are Monday - Friday, 8am - 6pm. You will also be required to work a Saturday (9am - 4pm) or Sunday (9am - 3pm). Please do not apply for this role if you are unable to work 6 days a week. This role is to manage the site 6 days a week with the support of an Assistant Manager. You will be responsible for the site and all operations of this soon to be busy depot. The role is effectively running a Cash and Carry type business so please apply if you have Retail/Store experience and are looking for a new and exciting challenge.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of a busy depot with an annual turnover of £80 million
  • Provide leadership, training and continual development of staff within the depot
  • Ensure competencies are in line with desired goals and delivering an excellent level of customer service
  • Stock replenishment and ensuring health and safety
  • Manage and maintain a profitable depot
  • Ensure smooth running of all functions within the depot
  • Manage and motivate staff effectively
  • Report on depot performance according to company requirements
  • Communicate company strategy and policies effectively to staff and customers
  • Adhere to the processes located within the depot manual
  • Improve and maintain a high level of health and safety
  • Seek to continuously develop knowledge of customer and competitor activity
  • Maintain and manage a high quality of customer service
  • Comprehensive control of stock
  • Maximise the efficiency of deliveries on van
  • Provide an efficient and effective service to customers

Candidates from retail backgrounds e.g. store managers, general managers, concession managers from a FMCG would be advantageous.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to flourish within a business that rewards based on results. In return, you will be offered a salary of £38 - 40,000 per annum.

New Site - Smethwick, Birmingham