Assistant Branch Manager

  • Vacancy Title
  • Assistant Branch Manager
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • ESS Safeforce
  • Location
  • Bristol
  • Closing Date
  • 20/09/2021
  • Job Description
  • Since 1991, as part of the Vp plc group, ESS Safeforce continue to be the UK’s leading nationwide business partner for Safety, Survey, Communications and Test & Measurement. Servicing clients large or small from our fully integrated locations throughout the UK, we have the largest and latest hire fleet comprising of the latest technology and product connectivity. Our highly trained, expert and experienced staff provide comprehensive project support and guidance, delivering insightful impacts and improved operational efficiencies across multiple sectors.

    With an evolving proposition, that includes both short term tactical equipment rental to longer term, more embedded relationships, ESS Safeforce continues to be the industry’s preferred partner for truly effective solutions. This allows our customers, who often work in highly challenging environments, to focus on what they do best, safely, securely and effectively.

    As the Assistant Manager, you will have responsibility for the drivers, ensuring deliveries, collections and exchanges are completed safely, efficiently and in a timely manner. Weekly stock checks are required and completed and any missing plant is accounted for. As Assistant Branch Manager you will cover in the absence of the Branch Manager, performing day to day managerial duties.

    The role requires an effective people manager who can set an example in the branch and ensure that individuals are trained and developed fully to be able to carry out their roles. Taking responsibility for the health and safety within your branch, you must make certain that the business is compliant with HSE legislation and offers a safe working environment for the branch team.

    Skills & experience required


    • Candidates for this position must have some leadership experience with the ability to develop and motivate a team to achieve success.
    • We are ideally looking for applicants with industry experience
    • Demonstrable customer service skills
    • IT literate
    • Full UK driving licence