Branch Manager

0 - 1 Year    Nationwide, United Kingdom
Gilbridge House, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title: Branch Manager
Department: Retail
Hours: 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis
Role Summary
Training and developing a team of consultants, you will be responsible for motivating your team to deliver exceptional customer service in order to maximise sales and overall profitability, whilst ensuring the branch runs efficiently and effectively in line with company procedures. You will be passionate about finding every customer who walks through the door their ideal holiday in order to achieve both individual and team sales targets. You will lead by example and direct the coaching and development of staff to ensure the company’s high standards are maintained. In addition you will be involved in more complex situations that may arise in order to retain the loyalty and trust of your clients and staff.
Key Responsibilities
Ensuring overall profitability of the branch is achieved by maximising all sales to the fullest potential
Ensuring the effective day-to-day operation of the retail branch and foreign exchange bureau
Supervising, coaching and developing branch staff
Ensuring the health, safety and general welfare of branch staff is maintained
Identifying and meeting customers’ needs by providing exceptional customer service at all times
Increasing the exposure of the branch and developing new business leads
Using social media to promote offers, generating customer engagement and sales leads
Leading by example by achieving set targets covering all aspects of the retail branch
Monitoring staff performance, addressing any areas for development in order to achieve maximum staff productivity whilst ensuring staff motivation and morale is maintained
Acting as a figurehead within the local community and attending all promotional activities and events
Ensuring that excellent customer service is provided at all times
Attending managers meetings, conferences and promotional events as required
Effectively performing administrative duties
Ensuring both branch and staff appearance conform to company standards
Ensuring that all practices relating to health and safety in the workplace and security of the retail branch are adhered to and that any issues that may arise are identified and reported in an efficient and timely manner
Assisting in the recruitment of staff who will report directly to you
Actively recruit, train and develop and apprentice within your branch
                                        Competencies Required
Good leadership skills and experience of working within a supervisory role
Ability to coach, develop and motivate a team
Ability to work towards individual and team sales targets
Excellent communication and customer service experience
Good accuracy and numerical skills with the ability to understand and interpret financial statistics
Enthusiasm and a positive attitude with a commitment to contribute to the growth of the business  
Ability to assist with the development of staff in order to maximise job satisfaction and performance
Competent IT Skills
Qualifications / Experience Required
Previous travel agency sales experience with a proven sales record
Previous managerial/supervisory experience whilst working within a retail travel branch
Excellent travel product knowledge with a good working knowledge of tour operator systems
To undertake any other duties that may fall into the job criteria
To conform with all company policies and procedures including health and safety
To treat all employees, customers and suppliers with dignity and respect 
This job description is not intended as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the post but simply reflects the key areas involved
Our SMILE values are embedded in to our company.  You will ensure that the Hays Travel values are demonstrated at all times and that others follow this standardYou will show your ability to demonstrate, understand and apply our values in the workplace.

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  • Job Id
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  • Job Type:
    Full Time
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  • Employment Status
  • Job Location
    Nationwide, United Kingdom
  • Education
    Does not matter
  • Experience
    0 - 1 Year
  • Apply By
    Mar 17, 2022
  • Job Posting Date
    Nov 17, 2021