Branch Manager - Construction - Brisbane

Full Time - Posted on August 18, 2019

Big River Group is a leading manufacturer and distributor of building products servicing a broad range of trade customers in the commercial, residential, architectural, industrial and civil/infrastructure construction markets. We have a sustainable competitive advantage across three distinct businesses, Formwork, Building Products and Plywood and Specialty.

Big River owns and manages 17 sales and distribution outlets across Australia and NZ and operates two manufacturing facilities in NSW. Our 110 years of success can be attributed to strong relationships, technical expertise, product quality and customer service. Having been recently listed on the ASX, Big River is in a growth phase through both acquisitions and organic growth.

About the role

This is an exciting career opportunity for an experienced Branch Manager to join the Big River team and manage two Brisbane branches that add significant revenue profit for the business. Reporting to the Regional Manager- Qld, the Branch Manager responsibilities will include but not limited to, executing company strategy, managing people, driving profitable sales and growth with overall accountability for the business financial performance.

To be successful in this role, you will have extensive experience of running multi-site operations within a distribution network, be a strong hands-on leader, confident decision maker, sales focused and possess the ability to develop and mentor people, whilst ensuring the profitability of the business.

Key Accountabilities;

Align all areas of the business with company strategy.

Drive sustainable operational and financial performance.

Develop processes and procedures to increase efficiency.

Identify business opportunities with new and existing customers.

Support and develop staff performance.

Strong focus on alignment between SEQ branches.  

Skills and Experience;

Proven track record as a Branch Manager of a large distribution business managing a team of 20 + employees.

Extensive operations and supply chain experience with multi-site operations.

Knowledge of business processes (financial, HR, operations)

Strong analytical ability.

Outstanding organizational and leadership skills.

Demonstrated experience of developing a high performing team.

Excellent communication skills.

Experience in planning and budgeting.

Post graduate qualifications desirable.