Branch Manager Trainee – Electrical Wholesale

Bridgewater Resources UK

A market-leading electrical wholesale group are looking for ambitious and proactive salespeople to fast-track to key management roles in Northamptonshire. They currently have an impressive network of 380 businesses across the UK and a commitment to ongoing expansion through new openings and strategic acquisitions, this opportunity offers a fantastic platform for career advancement. They are looking for energetic individuals with experience in B2B sales within the wholesale distribution sector who are looking to progress their careers.

Role Responsibilities

As a Branch Manager Trainee, 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 also complete a tailored training programme focusing on business operations and leadership.

All of this will prepare you for a Branch Manager role 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 Trainee, 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


As a Branch Manager Trainee, you will receive:

  • A starting salary between £35,000 – £50,000 (negotiable depending on experience)
  • 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!


Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 128 MB.
By submitting my CV I hereby confirm that the information given is true and correct. I consent to my personal data being included on a computerised database and used to find me employment. I understand that Bridgewater Resources UK will be acting as an employment agency and will seek to find permanent employment on my behalf. I consent to Bridgewater Resources UK doing so.

All Rights Reserved © Bridgewater UK