Operational/General Manager (Hire/Construction/Engineering)

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Buckinghamshire, Iver
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted
01 Aug 2019
Closes
15 Aug 2019
Ref
WF0990
Contact
Manpower UK
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

Depot Operational/General Manager (Hire/Construction/Engineering)

Based in Iver - £50,000 - £55,000

Do you have previous experience of turning around a multi-million-pound underperforming business?

Are you a commercially aware Operational Leader that can motivate people?

Do you have a proven sales background and can work collaboratively to develop sales opportunities and financial performance?

Do you want to work for a company has been established for over 100 years, employs over 600 people and is operational in 28 countries worldwide?

The Role;

You will have accountability for results, involvement in budgeting and full Profit & Loss responsibility; you will own the bottom line. This is a varied and challenging role where you will be managing or involved in all activities such as:

  • Building and developing sales opportunities and financial performance of the depot to drive growth
  • Building relationships and influencing partnerships with the sales teams and wider organisation to ensure first class customer service, revenue and profit are delivered
  • Critically and continuously reviewing depot operational effectiveness, challenging productivity and performance. Identifying the root cause of operational issues and developing a culture of ownership, where employees are actively involved in decision making and issue resolution
  • Monitoring and reporting on KPI's and depot performance, identifying areas for improvement taking immediate action in order to meet targets.
  • Leading, motivating and developing employees to achieve a high performing team. Using coaching and mentoring to challenge staff and constantly build and develop their skills

About You;

You will ideally come from a background within Car Hire / Plant Hire / Construction / Civil Engineering or the Heavy Industry sector.

You will need to be dynamic, ambitious and have a proactive approach to problem solving. You'll also need to have demonstrable experience as a motivator of people, with a consistent track record of delivering results in a fast paced and changing environment. You'll need strong commercial awareness and an appetite for leading change and finding better ways of working.

Why join?

You'll be joining a business with ambition. A company where you have the opportunity to make a real difference and impact; this is an opportunity to be able to say "I was part of that success and transformation".

Our potential is huge. We are industry experts and our recent brand campaign strengthens our position. Our recent and ongoing investment in Marketing and Engineering expertise is building the platform to take the market. Potential customers welcome us with open arms, they are excited by our solutions, commerciality and customer service.

The offer;

In addition to creating the opportunity for you to realise your own career and personal ambitions you will receive a collection of additional benefits.

  • Salary package is circa £50,000 with a company car.
  • Generous holiday entitlement: *25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Christmas break shutdown (*full time employees, 3 days allocated to Christmas shutdown).
  • Pension / Healthcare / Free onsite parking

Please apply today should you wish to discuss further.

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