Hire Trade Sales Advisor- Robinhood Road, Dublin

Location Dublin
Job ref: 059756
Published: about 1 month ago

Hire Trade Sales Advisor- Robinhood Road, Dublin


Part of Grafton Group Plc, Chadwicks Group is the market leader in the builder’s merchanting industry in the Republic of Ireland. Main brands include Chadwicks, Heiton Buckley, Cork Builders Providers, Panelling Centre, Davies & Telfords.


Principle Objective


As Hire Trade Sales Advisor you will manage all aspects of the hire sales operation in your branch. Key to the role is driving sales of hire products, developing new business and servicing our existing customer base while also ensuring the smooth running of daily operations.


Knowledge & Experience 

  • Substantial experience working in the Hire industry

  • Ability to reach and exceed sales targets

  • Health and Safety compliance experience

  • People management experience desirable

Key Responsibilities 

  • Manage all aspects of the department

  • Sales and margin targets

  • Health & Safety Awareness - ensure that Company Health & Safety Regulations are strictly adhered to

  • Be responsible for the safety of staff and customers

  • Department development

  • Building customer relationships

  • Maintain a high customer service standard ensuring all customers are dealt with in an efficient and effective manner

  • Be responsible for all equipment and carry out regular stock checks

  • Take responsibility, as requested, for the development and implementation of Sam Hire’s strategic and business plan, involving regular consultation with Senior Management

  • Ability to manage and anticipate change

  • Responsible for the upkeep of their Shop & Warehouse

  • Completeness and accuracy of lodgments

  • Safeguard the assets of the company

  • Ensure all company policies are implemented accordingly

  • Test and run for small tool fleet ( pat test )

  • Maintenance and light repair on small tool fleet

Essential Competencies  

  • Ability to prioritise workload

  • Effective team working and networking skills

  • Commercial awareness and numeracy skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer-facing skills

  • Strong sales skills and negotiation skills

  • The flexibility and willingness to learn

  • Target driven with the ability to think strategically

  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Negotiation and analytical skills

  • A positive attitude

  • IT literacy and the ability to handle analytical data

Key Relationships 

  • Branch Colleagues

  • Branch Manager

  • Regional Hire Manager

  • Regional Director

  • Support Office team

  • Customers & Suppliers

Contract Type 

  • Permanent

  • Full time 39 hour contract

  • Working week Monday to Friday, may be required to take part in the Saturday roster

Our Benefits Include 

  • Competitive Basic Salary

  • Bonus Opportunity

  • Private Health Care

  • Sick Pay Scheme

  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave

  • Pension Scheme

  • Colleague Saving Scheme

  • Profit Share Scheme

  • Colleague Discount

  • Educational Assistance

  • Wellness initiatives


Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.  At Chadwicks Group we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.  You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.