Branch Manager – Torquay branch

Branch Manager – Torquay branch

MPH Merchant and the Kellaway Group of businesses are ambitious and have a strong and determined approach to growth.  To support this growth and to achieve our strategic company goals we have many development opportunities available at all levels of the business.

Closing Date: 17th June

Salary – £38,000-42,000 negotiable depending on experience, plus bonus and benefits


Pay & benefits:

  • Opportunities for career development
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Company funded healthcare cash plan
  • A generous basic holiday package
  • Contractual sick pay scheme
  • Group pension scheme with matching employer contributions
  • Free life insurance scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme including:
    • Unlimited 24/7 Remote GP appointments
    • Unlimited Mental Health Support
    • Bereavement Counselling
    • Physiotherapy consultations
    • Medical Second Opinion
    • Financial and Legal Support
    • Wellbeing Content and Assessments
    • 1-2-1 Lifestyle Coaching sessions
    • Savings and Discounts


Main purpose of job:

  • Achievement of financial and performance budgets for the branch
  • Formulate and implement best practice in managing the branch focussing on achieving high levels of customer service and developing a team-based culture


Main requirements of job:

  • Product Knowledge
  • Management skills
  • Excellent customer service and sales abilities
  • The ability to identify and develop new business
  • Financial awareness/margin management skills
  • Team oriented with a flexible approach to the business and the management team.


Main tasks of the job:

  • Efficient sales, order and delivery procedures
  • Reviewing market and branch opportunities
  • Achievement of sales targets
  • Account ledger management
  • Margin management
  • Stock management
  • Control of costs and overheads within budget
  • Management of overall branch human resources
  • Managing the branch transport
  • Proactively promote and encourage good Health & Safety culture
  • Managing branch security



  • Basic 45 hours worked Monday to Friday 7.30am to 5.00pm
  • Saturdays on a rota basis 8.00am to 12.00noon
  • At this level a flexible approach to working hours is expected
  • Stocktake weekend once a year
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