Business Unit Manager - Building Materials

Reference OTRSCD03012024A
Products Insulation, Interior Systems, Fire Protection.
Customers Subcontractors, Housebuilders, Merchants.
Location London, South East
Package £50k-£60k Basic Salary, £10k-£18k OTE, Company Car, 25 days holiday, Healthcare, Life Assurance.

​​​​​​The Company: 

  • Building distributor established for over 40 years. 

  • Independently owned, leading to the expansion of products available to their customers. 

  • Over 20 branches throughout the UK, enabling nationwide delivery. 

  • Constantly investing in their staff through both internal and external training programmes. 


The Role of the Business Unit Manager: 

  • The role of Business Unit Manger will see you head up the internal sales team and the companies renowned East London Branch.  

  • Managing a sales team of 7, you’ll be tasked with motivating them to achieve and maintain levels of sales and profitability.  

  • The role of Business Unit Manager is to also lead from the front, by establishing and developing a client base to help support branch sales and margin. 

  • You’ll also be liaising with the Operations and External Sales Teams to co-ordinate sales activities.  

  • As the Business Unit Manager you’ll carry out performance reviews and develop plans for your team, whilst identifying performance issues.  

  • The role of Business Unit Manager is based in branch. There is no remote working.  

  • The branch operates Monday-Friday.  


Benefits of the Business Unit Manager: 

  • £50k-£60k Basic salary 

  • 20%-30% Bonus (based of performance) 

  • Company Car 

  • 25 days holiday (increases with service up to 30 days)  

  • Life Assurance  

  • Pension 

  • Training Academy- Through external training providers, in-house training and/or funding towards qualifications in area of expertise 

  • Long service awards 


The Ideal Person for the Business Unit Manager:  

  • You’ll have experience of managing and developing an internal sales team within the construction sector. 

  • Ideally you’ll have worked in a similar role within a builders merchant/distributor. 

  • Will have experience of ensuring targets and margins are achieved/maintained. 

  • Must be driven and mouldable to learn the companies processes and deliver on tasks. 

  • Have a full driving licence and be commutable to the East London Branch. 


If you think the role of Business Unit Manager is for you, apply now! 


Consultant: Sarah Dimmock 

Email: sarahd@otrsales.co.uk  

Tel no. 0208 397 4114 

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK. 

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