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Dunedin, Otago
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The Role:
We are seeking a Depot Sales Manager, to provide excellent levels of service to trade customers and exceeding sales and profitability targets through proactive value-adding account management, whilst leading and maintaining the smooth running of the day-to-day operational functions and management of the Depot Operations. 

Reporting to the Branch Operator you will lead and direct all activities related to people, safety, Customer outcomes, innovation, and growth to operations excellence. Coaching and developing the team whilst fostering strong relationships with the team, the Branch network, and customers. 
This is a permanent full-time role working Monday to Friday.

  • Develop and maintain quality relationships with current customers at all levels.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders during the customer’s project to ensure everyone is up to date with the requirements. 
  • Develop and maintain a new business plan that includes target customers, categories, and measures to track these.
  • Implement strategies to profitably grow key product areas including frame and truss, installed solutions, and core building lines.
  • Achieve or exceed budgeted levels of sales and margin to managed trade customers.
  • Retaining and maintaining existing business
  • Support the implementation of HS&E procedures in the business that meet local standards and Fletcher requirements and support and implement company- wide safety initiatives as appropriate.

About you:
We are looking for an individual who is highly self-motivated and customer focused, and you will have a proven track record of meeting & exceeding operational goals, KPI’s and proven strategic leadership skill.

Our ideal candidate will have: 
  • We’re looking for a natural leader, someone who will ensure our people stay engaged and focused on our customers. Someone with a flair for investing in people and working with them to reach their potential. A strong believer in the importance of H&S within the workplace as this is an absolute priority for us. 
  • We will ideally be looking for someone who has some understanding and experience relating to the building sector, however, it will be your operational, sales and Leadership experience that we will be most attracted to. 
  • Your ability to build long-term, sustainable relationships with customers and key account holders will be the utmost advantage to you in this role. As well as being an excellent communicator who can work with a diverse range of people.

What we offer:
Here at PlaceMakers you will have the ability to create lasting relationships and contribute to the success of our business. We offer amazing training, development, and progression opportunities plus a competitive salary, company vehicle and lots of staff benefits.
The successful candidate will be joining a well-respected business with big plans and a strategy for the future. The potential of this role is huge as it offers size, scale, and challenge so you can really make your mark!  

Please note: A full pre-employment medical, including drug test and criminal background will also be required as well as the legal right to work in NZ indefinitely.

We are proud of the incredible diversity of people who make up our business! As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees across our national network of branches throughout New Zealand.