Apply now »

Branch Manager


JobReq ID:  51527
Type of work:  On site
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time

Selebi-Phikwe, BW


Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play.

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.

You can learn more about our Group at

In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.


Job Purpose


We are looking for a Branch Manager  reporting directly to the Regional Operations Manager. The Retail Branch Manager is responsible for generating revenue to ensure a profit and coaching, training, motivating and guiding all employees at the branch in Botswana.




  1. Financials and Sales


  • Achievement of all Sales Targets by branches
  • Control expenses within parameter by branch.
  • Ensure company assets are maintained
  • Profit must be achieved
  • Ensure superior service deliveries
  • Weekly and Monthly communication with line management in terms of budget achievement, income, expenses
  • Establish and maintain close relationships with customers
  • Manage all COCs
  • Manage dead and slow moving stock
  • Manage stock holding to less than 1 (one) months turn over


  1. Achieve Health and Safety standards as set out by Company


  • Communicate the company policy on health and safety to all staff effectively and on a continual basis
  • Communicate any risk, injury, loss of life or damage to company assets to management in line with prescribed company procedures
  • Achieve a minimum of 95% on all Safety Audits.





  1. Adhere to company policies & procedures


  • Maintain a working knowledge of the Basic Conditions of Employment act
  • Adhere to the companies amalgamated policies & procedures published on the company Intranet
  • Maintain knowledge of companies Industrial Relations policies and procedures and interact with People department as required


  1. Site audits


  • Analyze audit feedback and ensure all problems are rectified
  • Attend random monthly Site meetings with Site customers
  • Give feedback to Operations Manager on audits


  1. General


  • Undertake all reasonable requests and instructions, given verbally or in writing, which fall within the parameters of this job.
  • Adherence to such requests or instructions
  • Achieve a minimum of 90% on all Internal and Facilities Audits




  •    A minimum of diploma or degree qualification is Business Management, Finance, Marketing or equivalent qualification
  • Experience in business reporting
  • Financial and Business acumen
  • MS Office Advanced
  • Self-starter with ability work independently and under pressure
  • Must have a positive momentum, solid work ethic and result driven
  • Effective decision making skills, planning & implementation and communication skills
  • Effective communication skills - intellectually stimulated
  • Result driven
  • Driver license (code 08)




  • 3-5 years minimum working experience in retail/commercial/franchise/sales/environment
  • Minimum of 2 year managerial experience




Why should you apply?


  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow.


  • You never stop learning. You will have the possibility to develop yourself via our Learning Management System that is also connected to LinkedIn Learning.


  • Bridgestone as a global company drives your career to the next level by offering you possibilities to work in an international setting.


  • You will have the opportunity to work with leading technologies.


  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects.


  • We help you to drive your career path onward and upward work in a culture of feedback that recognizes you and helps your development.


  • You will work in a healthy and safety environment, as safety is a key priority area in Bridgestone.


  • You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities.


All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMEA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

Apply now »