Trainee Branch Manager

Trainee Branch Manager Morecambe, England

Travis Perkins plc group
Full Time Morecambe, England 28000 - 48000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

We are on the lookout for future leaders to join Travis Perkins, could this be you?

Travis Perkins plc. You’ve probably heard of us, you’d have seen our trucks on the road, and more than likely would have seen a bag of our sand on your neighbour's driveway. But there is more to us than just that. With 5 businesses in the group, spanning over 1,300+ locations, we are the UK's largest distributor of building materials to the building, construction and home improvement markets.

We’re now recruiting for a Trainee Branch Manager to join our Travis Perkins team in Morecambe Lancaster, you will need to be fully mobile and flexible. Full Driving License required

Is this you?

Are you a recent College or University Graduate looking for a training opportunity to build a successful and long term career? Through our industry-leading training programmes, we will enrol and support you to gain a recognised qualification and ensure you’re well prepared to eventually take the reins of one of our branches.

What do our Branch Managers do?

Our Branch Managers are the backbone of our branches and possess the leadership qualities that enable our teams to deliver an unrivalled level of service to our customers. Our managers are entrepreneurial and are encouraged to be forward thinking in order to drive success in their branches.

Depending on the size of the branch, you could be leading a team of 7 colleagues, all the way up to a team of 40 colleagues, all operating in a variety of different roles (typically Yard Assistants, Sales Assistants, Drivers, a Hire Team and an Assistant Manager)

You’ll hold accountability for the branches P&L, maintain the high safety standards that we have set in Travis Perkins, be sales focused, drive and engage your team and run a branch that is known for delivering excellent service to our customers.

What will you be doing?

We’re looking for a future leader, and it’s important that you share your time with our existing leaders to ensure you’re well prepared for the future. You’ll be expected to work at a number of different branches, allowing you to better understand our operation and the ways in which things are done, being guided and supported by our existing team of Branch Managers. Our Training Programme has been designed to be completed alongside your day job too, a work-life balance is important to us. Areas of the training programme include management, health and safety, commerciality and sales - all of which is supported by your wider team, and a dedicated coach.

Typically, we work Monday to Friday 07:30 to 17:00 and every other Saturday 08:00 to 12:00 - no late evenings or Bank Holidays here!

What do you get?

We recognise that you’ll likely be new to the building materials industry, and that isn't an issue. As part of the development programme, we will provide you with all the product knowledge and training that’s required to bring you up to speed. Not only will you achieve a qualification that’s equivalent to a foundation degree, but you’ll reap all of the rewards and benefits that Travis Perkins offers, including a competitive salary, bonus entitlement, staff discounts, retail discounts, enhanced maternity/paternity leave and much more. There is a reason why we’re classed as one of the UK’s Top Employers!

Up for the challenge? Apply today!

We’re driving to become a truly inclusive employer. We want everyone to be at their best and it’s our ambition that everyone within our Group feels safe, welcome and confident to be their authentic selves.

You be you, it makes us, us.

Trainee Branch Manager
Travis Perkins plc group
Northampton, United Kingdom
Nick Robert
$5 to $10 billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
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