Northland Construction Supplies is one of Alberta’s leading suppliers of construction materials to the concrete, ceramic tile and masonry industry. Since 1978 our business has been providing career opportunities for talented employees in our five locations across the province. And our team is growing.

Branch Manager - Fort McMurray Branch, Fort McMurray

The Branch Manager is responsible for ensuring smooth operations of all departments within the branch and growing the business’s revenue and profitability. They will manage staff, foster a positive, progressive environment and ensure customer satisfacti

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:  (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  It is not an exhaustive list of all expectations):
 
Directing all operational aspects of the branch including outside sales, customer service, purchasing, logistics and administration.
As a leader, builds, motivates, directs and trains his/her team to achieve the branch’s goals through commitment to the Company’s mission of delivering exceptional value to our customers.
Promote and market the branch and its products through conducting product demonstrations with suppliers, customer appreciation days, and other events as well as attend trade shows to reinforce presence within the industry
Assessing local market conditions and identifying current and prospective sales opportunities within the industry
Working with VP Western Region to develop forecasts and business plans
Identify areas of improvement and propose corrective actions that will meet challenges and leverage growth opportunities within the industry
Meet with existing customers to identify growth opportunities and resolve any problems or complaints
Prospecting for new customers on a continuous basis through a variety of methods
Managing the showroom effectively to act as a silent salesperson
Monitoring sales targets by working with and directing staff to achieve goals
Network to improve the presence and reputation of the branch and the company as well as participating in local industry associations
Provide market intelligence to the entire organization
Directing all processes and procedures relating to inventory counts
Ensure compliance with all company policy and procedures
Assist in recruitment, hiring, onboarding and training processes for employees
Provide and organize product knowledge training, coaching, development and motivation for all branch personnel
Foster continuous improvement culture
Continually launch new product initiatives
Meet regularly with vendor representatives to organize leads and product knowledge training and deal with supply, inventory, delivery and pricing issues.
Adhere to Occupational Health and Safety rules, regulations, and standards within the branch
Other duties as assigned by the organization
 
 
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: (The following minimum requirements are normal guidelines and should not constrain the advancement of otherwise qualified personnel):
 
Post Secondary Education, Diploma or Degree in Business or related field preferred
5 + years successful sales and sales operations leadership experience in a business to business distribution environment with a retail component.
Sufficient knowledge of modern management techniques and best practices
Proven ability to meet sales and profitability goals.
Results driven and customer focused
The ability to delegate, set expectations, monitor progress, and achieve results
Assist in the development of succession plans for all direct reports.
Prioritization skills necessary to use time effectively and set action plans to achieve business targets.
Exceptional communication skills and well-developed interpersonal skills
Strong coaching skills, ability to win trust and respect from team
Strong strategic thinking and analytical skills
Strong business acumen and sense of urgency
Positive attitude, ability to work with a high level of energy and focus
Proficient with Microsoft office and experience with CRM systems preferable.
Familiarity with industry’s rules and regulations

Northland Construction Supplies provides a competitive compensation package which includes a performance based- incentive plan, and an excellent benefits package. If you are a pro-active individual interested in apply for this opportunity, please send your resume to hr@nca.ca.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.