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Trainee Branch Manager

Job Description

A leading worldwide Moving & Relocation entity is currently looking to recruit a Trainee Branch Manager, to be located in Belgium. This is an excellent opportunity for rapid career progression with the Moving & Relocation sector.

The Position:
The successful applicant will undergo training for a maximum period of two years within the Moving & Relocation sector, during which time the incumbent will assist the current Branch Manager with all Management Functions, including but not limited to:

  • Administration (Staff Management, Payroll, Accounting, Debt Recovery and Control)

  • Sales (Client visits, Business Development, Representation of the Company, Quotations);

  • Technical (Fleet Management, Import and Export Management, Inventory, Planning & Scheduling)

  • The candidate will, during the training period, be expected to carry out one or more replacement assignments in branches within the local network. Once the mandatory training period has been completed, the candidate can look forward to growing their career in the Company as a Branch Manager, based on performance during the training period and in a location according to the needs of the network.

The Candidate Profile:

  • Ideally have previous experience within the Moving & Relocation sector

  • On a professional level, the candidate must preferably have a qualification in Transport and Logistics or Sales, with work experience in a deputy/assistant management role or sales manager position in a related industry or company.

  • The candidate must be fluent in English with experience working in a multi-lingual and multi-cultural environment.

  • The ideal incumbent will have exceptional skills in management and leadership, a flexible and resilient nature, a high work output capacity, a drive to succeed and proven experience in managing a profit centre. It will be expected that the candidate master all sales, financial and accounting aspects related to the position, as well as all operational and logistical aspects of the transport and logistics industry.

  • The candidate must be readily available and geographically mobile, receiving on-the-job training.

The type of contract offered for this role is a Local Contract. A fixed salary commensurate with experience will be offered. Benefits include a company vehicle, mobile phone and laptop computer.