Branch Manager – Electrical Wholesale

  • Full Time
  • Colchester, Essex
  • £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus

Bridgewater Resources UK

A specialist renewables division within a national group of electrical distribution companies is looking for a sales-focused Branch Manager to lead their brand new location in Colchester. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a new opening where you’ll be taking on an existing customer base and motivated small team.

You’ll be joining a successful electrical wholesaler who already employs over 4,000 people across hundreds of UK locations. The renewables sector of the business is growing rapidly with high demand and fast stock turnover of their products. With an annual turnover exceeding £1.7 billion, they’re a company that continues to grow through acquisitions and the high-quality service they provide to their clients. They pride themselves on their decentralised business model as well as building long-lasting relationships with their customers, suppliers and employees.

Role Requirements

The role of a Branch Manager within this group is an exciting one where you will have full responsibility for running your own business. You will have full autonomy and freedom over stock, purchasing, staffing, logistics, trading hours and much more. If you want to make things happen, make your mark on your own business and make a lot of money for yourself, then this is the opportunity for you.

As a Branch Manager, 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


You should be a self-starter who is:

  • Ideally from an electrical wholesale background with strong sales experience
  • Knowledgeable with regard to the local area
  • An excellent negotiator who can spot and capitalise on new business opportunities
  • Motivated with a proven track record in developing relationships with both suppliers and customers


  • Starting salary of £40,000 – £50,000 (negotiable depending on experience)
  • An annual bonus linked to your own performance and that of your branch
  • A package including a high-spec car, mobile and laptop
  • Membership of the generous company pension scheme

If you think you have what it takes, submit your application today to find out more.


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