Branch Manager - Whangarei

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Customer Service
  • Business Group:PlaceMakers
  • Location:Whangarei
  • Job Reference:PMK 19535
  • Closing Date:23 Apr 2021


PlaceMakers is a dynamic, interesting and fast paced environment to work in. We also happen to be one of New Zealand's leading and largest suppliers of building materials and a very successful business unit within the wider Fletcher Building Group. 

The Role:
Reporting to the Hub Manager who is tasked with looking after the strategic sales and overall leadership of 4 branches. As 1 of the 4 Branch Managers within this hub, you will be tasked with overseeing the day to day operational management of the Whangarei branch and you will have a team of 12 covering our yard, trade counter, dispatch and delivery for whom you will be responsible for. Needless to say you will also be fully responsible for all health and safety requirements of the branch.

In your role you will also be supported by a Hub Sales Manager who will be responsible for the sales functions within the branch, and a Hub Support Manager who will be responsible for inventory, accounting and product requirements and a range of administrative needs. 

About You:
We're looking for someone who has some understanding and experience relating to the building sector, however it will be your operational experience which we will be most attracted to. 

We are looking for a natural leader, someone who will ensure our people stay engaged and focused on our customers. We are looking for someone with a flair for investing in people and working with them to reach their potential. We are looking for someone who strongly believes in the importance of H&S within the workplace as this is an absolute priority for us. 

As part of the Hub, you will work collaboratively with your Hub Manager and fellow Branch Managers to actively engage in discussions around how we can continually improve and leverage opportunities which place us in a strong position against our competitors. 

Although you will not be directly responsible for sales, we will still be looking to you to build credibility and trust with customers and key account holders. You will work with your experienced team and you will be encouraged to look out for and suggest new ideas which fit with our goal which is to ensure no-one else is easier to do business with. 

The Offer:
In return, the successful candidate will be joining a well-respected and successful business with big plans and a strategy for the future. If your goal is to continue to grow your career options and test your leadership skills, this is an opportunity you really should consider.  Package will include a good base salary and incentive scheme plus additional staff benefits as part of the Fletcher Building Group.
Our Whangarei branch is working well, so this would be a good time to join us!  

Please note – you must be in NZ and entitled to work indefinitely to apply for this vacancy. A full medical including a drug test will also apply.