Rental Manager

Location Cambridge
Discipline: Plant Hire, Commercial Vehicles, Tool Hire, Powered Access, Power Generation, Builders Merchants, Agricultural, Lifting & Handling, Material Handling, Cranes, Heavy Plant, Construction Plant
Associated job titles: Administrator, Hire Administrator, Hire Manager , Senior Hire Controller , Hire Coordinator, Hire Controller, Sales Executive
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + company vehicle + bonus
Contact name: Rachel Simpson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667229
Job ref: 39513a
Published: 7 days ago

Rental Manager role covering various depots around Cambridge, Norwich and London, paying £25k-£28k plus company vehicle and bonus. You will need to hold a driving licence to fulfil this role to work at multiple sites. You may also be required to stay away during the week, in which you will be covered! 

A new opportunity has become available to join a successful national hire company as a rental manager to work at some of their busiest depots. You will be working within a team, assisting in the day to day requirements of the construction equipment hire department and will be dealing with customers/clients who are seeking rental solutions.

Responsibilities of the Rental Manager:

  • Ensuring a high level of customer service is delivered at all times. 
  • Liaise back to the depot for all orders for on/off hires.
  • Taking orders on site and at customers premises
  • Arranging bookings of equipment for various sectors.
  • Resolving any complaints in person
  • Attend site and customer visits/meetings to improve customer service & bring in new business
  • When in the depot you will assist the team to turn around all hires
  • Assist with other general duties as and when required

Requirements of the Rental Manager

  • Previous experience working within the hire industry would be beneficial
  • PC literate with good attention to detail
  • Excellent communication/customer service skills with a clear telephone manner
  • Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines and prioritise tasks along with a confident and flexible attitude.

Ideally, you will have previous experience working as a Hire Controller. Hire Coordinator, Senior hire controller, hire & sales negotiator, rental manager or Plant controller within plant hire / tool hire / access hire or accommodation/lifting hire.

Benefits for the Rental Manager:

  • Up to £28,000 per annum DOE
  • Pension Scheme
  • Bonus
  • Training and career progression available