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Partnering Store Manager

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Permanent Full Time
Buildbase Partnering
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Partnering Store Manager in Ipswich

This role will be working for what we call our "Partnering" division. They work with local councils and housing associations to supply them with all the building materials they need to ensure their customer's homes are repaired and refurbished to a high standard. This means you'll be working with one large customer so will get an opportunity to know them really well.

We are Buildbase

We are Buildbase, we employ approximately 2300 brilliant people and we work from around 155 branches around the UK.

What we do

What we do is really simple, we sell building materials to the trade and public. We’re a ‘roll your sleeves up’ business with a can-do attitude and we take pride in serving our local tradespeople and communities. You would be responsible for working alongside one of our Partners, making sure that their expectations are not just met but exceeded.

The role of a Partnering Store Manager

The main responsibility for this role will be for the upkeep, organisation and control of the Partnering Store and to effectively work as part of a team in which you’ll make sure the customer can rely on a timely, friendly and dependable service. You will need to meet and exceed the customers expectations in terms of the efficiency of the service we provide.

What you'll need

We're looking for an experienced manager to run a store for our partners - you'll need to understand customer requirements in order to ensure you supply the right products. You will be a knowledgeable and friendly individual who can provide dependable service whilst at the same time optimising branch sales and gross profit. We need an individual who can use their initiative to identify sales opportunities and offer advice and solutions to customers, thus maximising profitable sales and margin.

We are happy to discuss the possibility of working flexibly. Please talk to us during the interview process about what works for you. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

What you’ll get in return

  • 23 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • The chance to join Grab – our one stop shop for all things discounts, benefits, communications and recognition
  • Company bonus scheme
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Awards where our colleagues are recognised quarterly and annually
  • A generous staff discount scheme
  • A range of training and development programmes to help you progress your career

Our Values

We have a set of values which we strongly believe in. If they speak to you then we have something in common!

We have the know-how We get stuck in We stand together We get it done

We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.


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