Branch Manager Designate – Wholesale & Distribution

  • Full Time
  • Galway
  • €32500.00 - €40000.00 per annum + uncapped bonus

Bridgewater Resources UK

A market-leading electrical wholesale group are looking for an ambitious and proactive sales person to fast-track to a key management role. They currently have an impressive network of 380 businesses across Ireland and the UK and this figure continues to grow with new openings and acquisitions. The group are now looking to take an energetic individual with experience in B2B sales within the wholesale distribution sector who is looking to progress their career.

Role Responsibilities

As a Branch Manager Designate, you will be given the training, tools and knowledge to quickly progress to a management role. You’ll work closely with existing Branch Managers to familiarise yourself with the company, their products, processes and values. You will then be developing and managing your own key accounts, increasing profitability and driving B2B sales.

All of this will prepare you for a Branch Manager role (ideally within 6 months) where you will:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with both new and existing customers
  • Be responsible for the running of the entire business, including full P&L, managing and mentoring employees, driving sales, marketing, logistics and purchasing
  • Ensure the achievement of set targets and objectives
  • Drive sales growth by identifying opportunities to develop company performance and revenue


As a Branch Manager Designate, you should:

  • Have strong sales experience or some managerial experience within the wholesale distribution sector (e.g. electrical, builders merchant, plumbing and heating, etc.)
  • Be an excellent communicator and negotiator who can spot and capitalise on new business opportunities
  • Be a natural leader who is keen to step up to management
  • Be ambitious and driven with entrepreneurial spirit
  • Be based around Galway, Clare or Mayo


As a Branch Manager Designate, you will receive:

  • A starting salary of up to €40,000
  • Uncapped bonus linked to your performance
  • A package including a car, mobile and laptop
  • Optional membership of the company pension scheme

Think you have what it takes? Apply today to find out more!


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