A busy and fast paced business with great benefits, and plenty of opportunities for career progression – join City Plumbing as an Assistant Branch Manager and share our success in a hard-working and friendly environment. The role we're recruiting for: You will report directly to the Branch Manager and support the day to day running of the branch. We are looking for someone with strong communication and interpersonal skills, who has the ability to motivate, train and develop a team to ensure City Plumbing’s exceptionally high levels of service to both internal and external customers are maintained. You will be able to build and maintain relationships with new and existing trade and retail customers. You must be able to organise both yourself and others, through your ability to plan and prioritise. You will be responsible for: Effective management of the team and resource in the absence of the Branch Manager Assisting the Branch Manager to profitably meet and exceed the branch sales targets Managing the sales office, branch purchasing and stock control Maximising margin and net profit Keeping everyone safe It would be great if you had: Knowledge of the plumbing and heating industry and previous supervisory experience. CPS is committed to best practices in recruitment and undertakes Basic Criminal Record Disclosures for candidates that are offered employment within our branches that undertake deliveries for British Gas. This check will only be undertaken after the acceptance of an offer of employment and will be undertaken by CareerCheck Ltd. We reserve the right to withdraw any offer of employment if the check is unsatisfactory. About us: City Plumbing has built a reputation for selling quality plumbing and heating products to the trade and operates from more than 300 branches nationwide. For more than 25 years, the company has built on its reputation of selling quality products and providing expert service to the Plumbing and Heating trade. The company deals with both trade and retail customers and operates the largest network of dedicated Bathroom Showrooms across the UK. The state of the art showrooms are designed to inspire our customers by showcasing our impressive range of bathroom products. As part of Travis Perkins plc who are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across more than 20 leading businesses. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide and have over 28,000 colleagues. What you’ll get: You will be entitled to some great benefits including a competitive salary, eligible to an annual performance related bonus, 22 days annual holiday which increases with length of service, contributory pension, a wide range of other benefits (including flexible benefits through salary exchange, share incentive plan, colleague discount across Travis Perkins Group and discounts for more than 1000 retailers). Please note that all job applications will be reviewed week commencing of Monday 4th January. Have a fantastic Christmas and Happy New Year from Travis Perkins P&H Recruitment Team. Take a look at all our current roles and opportunities.