Part of the £140m turnover Customade Group, we are a dedicated window, door, glass, conservatory and accessory trade supplier, established in 1997. We have over 38 trade counters situated across the whole of the UK, from Inverness to Gosport and everywhere in between, all with back-up from some of the country’s leading fabricators. The combination of our product choice, customer service, unrivalled support and competitive prices help our trade customers to sell smarter, install easier and make more profit on every job.
Reporting to the Customade Group CEO, you will lead the development of the business with a focus on sustainable growth, profitability and operational excellence.
Core Responsibilities • Full P&L responsibility for the £40m+ division • Act as an engaged leader with the ability to inspire a high performance culture that drives positive changes and executes swiftly throughout all levels of the business. • Drive consistent processes, policies and operational disciplines across the business • Ensure operational performance expectations are met and exceeded in terms of sales, margin achievement and customer service. • Set the strategic direction for the operational functions that will drive bottom line growth, whilst creating a robust and effective business • Deliver the organisational structure, tools, operational performance data, measures and processes to support rapid execution and growth • Establish, grow and incentivise an effective senior management team • Ensure talent is identified and grown throughout the business The Person A proven successful leader of geographically dispersed businesses encompassing trade sales in the UK construction sectors with a strong customer focus. Experienced in initiating and managing branch roll out and closures to maximise profitability. You will be able to demonstrate a solid track record in growing sales in tough market environments whilst delivering meaningful operational improvements and efficiencies. You must be substantially experienced in managing and motivating a UK wide management team with the ability to build and implement a successful and repeatable business model as the branch network grows. You will have the ability to make sound commercial decisions with the strength, practical ability and confidence to see these through to successful conclusions. Educated to degree level or equivalent, you must be highly numerate and articulate with extensive commercial acumen. You must have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar level role Package A very competitive base salary with the ability to earn a substantial bonus based on delivering against our ambitious business plan. Company car or car allowance Family health cover 25 days holiday plus statutory Company Pension Scheme
Please apply in strict confidence by sending your up to date CV, covering letter and details of your current package to Kevin Bush: Group HR Director-Customade. email@example.com If you wish to discuss the vacancy please email your queries to the same address.