General Manager

Location Walsall
Discipline: Plant Hire, Tool Hire, Powered Access, Power Generation, Non Mechanical, Piling, Cranes, Heavy Plant, Groundcare
Associated job titles: Branch Manager, Depot Manager , Business Manager
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £42k - 47k per year + Vehicle and strong/achievable bonus
Contact name: Leo Edwards

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667223
Job ref: 32729
Published: 20 days ago

General Manager Role to take over and improve one of the flagship and highest performing branches. This will be commutable from the likes of West Bromwich, Walsall, Dudley and similar towns. 

You will have the day-to-day responsibility of running this rental business operationally in terms of profit and loss, asset management, motivation, and mentoring a team of staff. You must be financially and commercially driven with the enthusiasm and experience to develop this depot & take the business forward. This General Manager role commands a basic salary of £42k- £47k DOE and reports directly into one of the Directors. A strong bonus scheme is attainable especially as you grow and add to a brilliant and slick operation.

Responsibilities of the General Manager:

  • Management of staff within the Depot including hire controllers, fitters and drivers. You will look to add to your team significantly in time.
  • Growing and developing customer accounts with a proven track record of increasing turnover. Sales will play a key component so managing your team to improve this will see rewards. 
  • Fully conversant with all aspects of Health & Safety procedures
  • Mentor staff alongside the HR Department, carrying out appraisals and salary reviews.
  • As the General manager you will look to build year on year and ensure flagship depot status - this depot is the leading light in the portfolio.

The Candidate

The successful candidate may have experience as a General Manager, Depot Manager, Assistant Manager, Operations Manager, or Senior Manager related to the construction plant hire or tool hire industry.
It is essential you have a strong understanding of a rental discipline be this survey, lifting, access, plant or possibly tools.

The Company,

A multi national rental company who have made their name in various hire sectors who have an impressive network, consistently grown revenues and profit and to continue this growth the company is looking for a General Manager to oversee their depot based in the West Mids.

Benefits for the General Manger

  • Basic salary up to £47k DOE - this will be discussed individually with candidates
  • Fast track schemes available to senior manager or director roles
  • Attractive bonus scheme

Please note that all potential employment offers are subject to pre-employment checks.