Branch Manager

Elliotts is a family-owned builders merchant that’s been helping the south build since 1842. We’re in the business of doing great work with great people. Become part of our incredible team!

Duties & Responsibilities:    

  • Ensure all operations are compliant and controlled e.g. health & safety, facilities and transport
  • Ensure that margin is maximised and costs are challenged and controlled to maximise profitability
  • Develop an understanding of customer relationships and explore opportunities to enhance sales in conjunction with the sales team
  • Provide leadership and overall management of staff within the branch, developing a working ethos with a clear focus on customer service, greater productivity and performance
  • Identify talent within the existing team and ensure that individuals’ full potential is developed with business objectives in mind
  • Make changes as necessary to ensure that the business operates to plan and to cost expectations
  • The effective management and control of stock 


  • A successful track record of running a merchant branch
  • Previous experience of delivering continuous improvement in a branch with measured successes
  • Commercial awareness; ability to quickly understand the complexities of the branch and make recommendations based on sound commercial acumen
  • Strong decision maker
  • Competent IT skills in MS Office, with ability and confidence to interrogate data in Intact and Qlik for analysis purposes
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills, written and verbal
  • Highly organised with efficient time management and the ability to prioritise multiple tasks and priorities accordingly
  • Strong leadership skills; a positive, engaging personality
  • Professional manner
  • Ability to interpret financial and statistical information
  • Knowledge of building materials (essential)
Usually responds within three days

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Perks of the job

Working for a sixth-generation success story isn’t enough?! Sure, there’s more to it than working for an award-winning family-owned business.
As well as competitive pay and some friendly colleagues to hang out with, you’ll enjoy some first-rate benefits, including:

  • Unlimited training

    There’s no cap on how much we’ll invest in your career. Join Elliotts and you’ll take ownership of your own development, with endless opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

  • Profit Share

    We run this business together, so when we do well, so do you!

  • Employee Assistance

    All staff have free access to a 24/7 employee assistance programme.
    It’s confidential and designed to help you and your family cope with everyday issues before they become a big problem.

  • Generous pension contribution

    We contribute 5.5% of salary to your workplace pension. That’s 2.5% higher than the government minimum.

What's it like at Elliotts?

One word comes up all the time. Friendly.

We’re not big on bureaucracy. But we ace ambition.

And when you need help, you’ll have some of the brightest, friendliest people at hand. 

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