Branch Manager

  • Location: Calgary
  • Posting Date: November 02, 2023
  • Job Order ID: 969613
  • Consultant: Michael van Olm
  • Industry: Building Materials
Branch Manager

Our client is a leading providing lumber and building materials to customers throughout Western Canada. With a long history of providing high-quality products and services, the company supports Residential & Commercial Construction, Industrial Applications, Property Management and much more.
Join one of Canada’s largest lumber company and be part of their growth! .

Job Description
The Branch Manager is accountable for the overall branch operations including customer and employee satisfaction, financial performance, inventory management, operational adherence to policy, growth in market share and sales.

Some of what you'll do in this role includes:
  • Develop a local market positioning strategy in line with division objectives to grow profitable sales and to increase market share.
  • Communicate strategy and work with the branch management team and staff to develop the skills and abilities required to achieve Branch performance objectives.
  • Oversight of all store and yard operations.
  • Review reports and, in conjunction with the Store Manager and/or supervisory team, develop action plans to improve performance including but not limited to, increasing sales margin, managing wage and other expenses, improving delivery efficiency and inventory turns, and revising local marketing strategies and sales initiatives.
  • Recruit, select and develop a strong leadership team to assist in the day to day leadership of the Branch and to provide for an effective succession plan.
  • Develop annual budget for presentation to the Regional Manager or Designate and Finance. Provide factual rationale for recommendations based on history, market and economic conditions and trend analysis.
  • Chair management and manager meetings, delegate tasks, initiatives and follow up to ensure completion
  • Other duties as assigned.
You should have the following in your background to apply:
  • Strong leadership and communication skills in order to gain commitment to the store’s sales, financial and operational success.
  • A commitment to maintaining standards, a sense of urgency in addressing issues and a passion for increasing sales.
  • Commitment and skills to developing subordinates through effective coaching, internal and external training and cross-functional skill development.
  • Technical competencies in preparing budgets, reading financial reports and analyzing data.
  • A personal commitment to customer service standards.
  • The ability to provide day to day leadership by effectively delegating responsibilities and providing consistent follow up.
  • A commitment to ensuring a safe working environment for staff and customers and a competent knowledge base of occupational health and safety standards.
A competitive compensation is offered including commissions, mileage and great benefits. Career growth opportunity with an excellent company and great culture. If this sounds like the right role for you and you are confident at what you bring to the table, please contact Michael van Olm at MacDonald Search Group 403-444-6487