Deputy Branch Manager at Jewson


Assistant Branch Manager – Full Time

At Saint-Gobain, we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer-focused, agile, open, engaging and enterprising. We are also proud to have been named ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you are passionate about working with people, you are able to put your customer first and want to know what it is like to work for a top employer who works hard to make the world a better place; so please read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity to join us as an Assistant Branch Manager.

You will work for Jewson in Lerwick. Jewson is one of over 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and we pride ourselves on doing everything we can to understand our customers’ needs in order to provide solutions that save them time, money and effort. money and hassle. Our colleagues are essential to the success of our clients and you will work with a team that proactively supports them in every way possible. If you enjoy working with people, are a good listener, and believe you can help our customers feel welcome, this could be a great opportunity for you to join our team.

Is this role suitable for me?

Above all, we always want to hire great people who really understand our values ​​and our ways of working. Experience within our industry is not essential; we are committed to providing you with all the tools and support necessary to carry out your role within Jewson. So if you have a passion for leading and developing a team, supporting your clients, taking the time to understand others and accepting differences, building trust, and proactively seeking solutions that fit our customers, then you are likely to be a great fit!

As an Assistant Branch Manager, we are also looking for someone who has strong communication skills and commercial sensitivity, while being able to support the Branch Manager in empowering the team to deliver excellent customer service.

What will I do ?

Our Assistant Branch Managers are an important contributor to the team’s shared success and an essential part of our customers’ positive experience with us. In order to support our customers and provide excellent service, you will:

Act as frontline support to the Branch Manager to lead and support the team to achieve success and suggest opportunities for continuous improvement

Get to know our product and service lines to get the most out of all customer interactions in line with our Jewson values

Develop great relationships with new and existing customers (face-to-face and over the phone), understand their needs, and provide proactive advice and solutions so you can deliver the best possible experience

Get to know the local market to support sales growth plans

Use our internal systems to process customer orders, organize delivery times and keep customers informed throughout their journey

Maintain stock levels, perform regular inventories

Lead your team to make health and safety a priority and show how you can keep yourself and others safe at work

Are Jewishon and Saint-Gobain an inclusive employer?

We work hard to be, and we care about hiring talented people, regardless of background, ability, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, musical taste, sense of fashion or whatever makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place, but also facilitates better decision-making and innovation. So whoever you are, and whatever Saint-Gobain company you join, you are assured of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working to attract talent to our profession. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discussing any flexible requirements or needs you may have for this role (could be flexible hours, job sharing, part time, just to name a few). to name a few). We cannot guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when recruiting, but we promise to listen.

How to apply?

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to

The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, May 6, 2022.