Branch Manager – Tzaneen


Two Mountains is look for a Branch Manager for their Tzaneen Branch on a permanent basis.

Purpose of the Job

Assign and direct all work performed in the Branch and oversee all areas of Branch operations. Lead employees, foster a conducive environment, and ensure customer satisfaction.

Key Outputs

  • Ensure that all debtors are authorized and collected according to the company credit policy
  • Develop Branch Business Plans to support the company’s strategic plans and objectives
  • Develop the annual budget for the Branch in accordance with the company’s strategic objectives and in conjunction with the General Operations Manager
  • Monitor expenditure according to the budget and take corrective actions
  • Mange the fleet and petrol cards as per the company Policies and Procedures
  • Coffin and Wreath stock to be kept at maximum of 14 days excluding showroom stock
  • Only approve suppliers to be used for all consumables
  • Identify abuse of all company assets and expenditure and act according to the company Disciplinary Policy
  • Ensure that Funeral set – up is in accordance with the Burial manual
  • Manage removal of bodies as per company Standards and Procedures
  • Planning and arranging funerals with the Area Sales Manager
  • Ensure that vehicles are in working order and well maintained
  • Oversee the office equipment maintenance, monitoring, calibration and repair, as well as replacement of missing supplies, when necessary.
  • Ensure all staff adhere to Health and Safety legislation and Policies and Procedures.
  • Build and maintain strategic ties with the community as well as networking with existing and potential customers to establish long term, trustworthy relationships.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Relevant qualification equivalent to NQF Level 6
  • Valid driver’s license (with a minimum of 5 years – very essential).

Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing personnel or any supervisory related position is required
  • Knowledge of the Funeral Industry will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of Business and Management Principles involved in strategic planning, resources allocation leadership techniques and coordination of people and resources
  • Knowledge of principles of and processes for providing customer and personal services.

Technical Competencies:

  • Computer literacy, including MS Excel skills
  • Numerical skills and financial acumen
  • Negotiation and commercial skills
  • Presentation and analytical skills.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Innovative and independent thinker
  • Business orientation.
  • Take responsibility and be accountable.
  • Is resilient and driven to achieve results
  • Customer and business orientation.

Closing Date: 13 October 2023

Suitable candidates should forward their applications to: 

Two Mountains is an equal opportunity employer subscribing to the Employment Equity Act and hereby invites applications from suitably qualified people to fill the mentioned vacancy.

  • If you do not hear from us within a month of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • It is the applicant`s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
  • Only candidates who meet the requirements should apply.
  • Two Mountains reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • Correspondence will be entered into with shortlisted candidates only.
  • CVs from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted.