Hire Office Manager (Plant Hire, Engines, Generators) Major Group

Nymen Spence Recruitment Consultants
29 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Hire Office Manager

(Diesel Engines, Generators, Automotive, Plant Hire, Transport, Construction, Pump Hire etc)

(East Anglia)

Transport, Industrial, Agriculture, Construction, Automotive, Power, Defence etc

(Major Multimillion Pound Group)£32-35K+, benefits etc-------

COMPANYThis superb and interesting opportunity has been created with this division of a major blue chip multi million pound group, due to continued growth and expansion. The group is extremely profitable and continuing to expand and this is an excellent opportunity to develop the successful individual with initially the division and also the Group. The Group has many divisions and is continuing to grow through organic growth, acquisitions and the introduction of new product lines. They offer an excellent career opportunity for someone to grow and develop this division and forge a superb career.

The Group specialises in supplying, manufacturing, hiring and servicing equipment and parts for a variety of markets that include the Industrial, Agriculture, Construction, Groundcare, Garden, Automotive, Transport, Utilities, Engineering, Manufacturing, Building, Water, Marine, Off Shore, Oil, Gas, Petrochemical, Power and associated markets. They are dedicated to providing optimum levels of aftermarket and product support to all of their customers for new equipment, parts and aftermarket contracts.



  • To lead a highly focused team in busy office within the hire department
  • Coach your team to deliver a high quality service to our customers
  • Develop front office operation by process improvement and motivation, ensure our customers’ expectations are met and exceeded, embrace sales campaigns and drive the team to generate leads for the sales team.
  • Promote cooperation and teamwork between colleagues.
  • Review current processes with a view to modernisation and best practice, ensuring improved efficiency and effectiveness.


    Effectively manage your team without supervisionLiaising where required with other departments within the depotLead and co-ordinate the day to day processesManage and resolve operational hire issues through to resolution.Supporting the business in leading and contributing to the regular review of the depot’s procedures to improve customer service, performance and productivity.Coordinate and optimise all processes in the officeCarry out performance reviewsSet out personal development reviews for every member of your teamGenerating reports for our customers and senior management where required.Manage operational communication channels with your team and customersManage and develop your team to capture all sales opportunities in liaison with the sales teamManage the support function in line with QHSE procedures and processesEnsure credit terms are adhered to, company debt is kept under control and hires only progress where satisfactory credit is available.Drive high level of customer satisfaction whilst adhering to our service standardsAttend planned and ad hoc meetings as part of the senior leadership team.


    You must have exceptional leadership skills and strong communications skillsExceptional interpersonal skillsExperience in the service/hire sector is essentialYou have already worked as a successfulmanager in previous rolesStrong organisational skills with the ability to multi-taskProven record in process improvementPC literate with experience of Microsoft Systems, (Excel, Word etc. and Plant hire software would be advantageous)Ability to prioritise work load and work to tight deadlinesGood geographical knowledgeMotivated self-starter with good administration and time management skillsProblem solving Planning and prioritising skillsProactive approach to customer serviceEnthusiastic, organised and confident to make decisions on your own
  • The ability to work under pressure


Any experience of dealing with any of the following engineered products or markets would help:-Diesel Generators, Diesel Engines, Power Transmissions, UPS Supplies, Mechanical Engineering Products, Pumps, Process Plant, Rotating Equipment, Valves, Compressors, Plant Hire, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Agricultural Equipment (Tractors, Ride on Mowers, Rollers etc), Automotive Parts, Truck Parts, Trailers, Tankers, Heavy Vehicles, Heavy Automotive, Transport (Buses, Lorries, Coaches etc), Haulage, Material Handling Equipment, Off-Road, Off-Highway, Building, Construction Equipment (Dumpers, Excavators etc) Service Contracts, After sales Contracts Marine, Airports, Fire, Local Authorities, Road Sweepers, Refuge, Recycling, Water Authorities, Waste Water, Clean Water, Service Main Contractors, Utilities, Power, Food, Process, Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas, Petrochemical, General Manufacturing, and associated markets



Anybody in the following roles could be interesting:- Hire Desk Controller, Hire Manager, Hire Controller, Office Manager, Hire Desk Manager etc


GEOGRAPHICAL AREAEast Anglia, East Midlands


Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire


Cambridge, Peterborough, Newmarket, Bedford, Huntington, Ely, Northampton, Kettering, Corby, St Neots, Sandy, Biggleswade, Rushdon, St Ives, Bury St Edmunds, Wisbech, Kings Lynn, Wellingborough, Stamford, Grantham, Bedford, Sandy, Biggleswade


PROSPECTSThis is a superb opportunity for individuals who are seeking to develop their career with a positive and forward thinking group, who offer fantastic and very realistic career prospects for development.


If this position seems of interest then please email your CV and relevant details as soon as possible to Nick Thompson (Sales Director)
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80712935

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