JOB TITLE: Hire Manager

Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Reading
Job Reference : 6591CB Job Category : Retail
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 30/04/2010
Salary & Benefits : £20000 - £24000 per annum
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Bluefire Consulting are looking for an experienced Hire Manager/Centre Manager/Depot Manager to manage a site in the Reading area. The Hire Manager/Centre Manager/Depot Manager will drive sales growth, productivity and compliance across the site.

Job Description

Main responsibilities will involve:
* Day to day management of the depot
* Lead, coach and motivate all staff
* Meet targets and requirements on sales, profit, stock availability, costs, branch standards, maintenance, safety, security and customer satisfaction
* Drive improvement in operational efficiency by reviewing branch performance and managing resources
* Use local knowledge of market and competition to influence the way business is done
* Manage cost centre and payroll expenditure within budget
* Implement sales campaigns and generate customer leads for the sales teams
* Agree targets and monitor people's performance
* Visit key customers, in liaison with the relevant sales people

Previous management experience, ideally within a trade or industrial environment. The Hire Manager/Centre Manager/Depot Manager must have excellent people management, delegation and sales skills. The ability to demonstrate strong commercial awareness and the ability to achieve branch sales and performance targets.

Job Keywords

Hire; Manager; Branch; Depot; Store

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Retail recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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