Depot Manager - onsite HS2

  • Vacancy Title
  • Depot Manager - onsite HS2
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Vp plc
  • Location
  • Lichfield area
  • Closing Date
  • 20/12/2021
  • Job Description
  • With more than 60 years’ experience in the plant and equipment hire industry, Vp plc is renowned and respected for its technical excellence, service innovation and customer focus. We have seen a radical re-engineering of group activities with a move from a broadly based plant hire enterprise to specialist equipment outsourcing businesses, which has proved very successful.

    An exciting career opportunity has arisen to join a talented multi-skilled team that operate across all specialist divisions of Vp Plc ensuring our customers’ expectations are fulfilled.

    As Depot Manager on HS2 you will be part of one of the UK’s biggest infrastructure projects. Based within our client’s offices at the heart of the project you will provide a vital supporting line to one of our key customers.

    As the face of our business you will be professional and approachable in managing all customer requirements throughout the lifecycle of the project.

    You will act as the main point of contact for customers; ensuring all queries are dealt with in a timely manner and whilst coordinating hires, you will be operating as a link between internal operations and site based personnel.

    This is a diverse role requiring a mix of account management with high levels of customer service and operational knowledge to support a range of specialist solutions. You will develop new business by adding value through best practice, product innovation and specialism.

    Key skills and experience desired:


    • Previous experience working within the hire industry and/or construction sector.
    • Computer literate and competent with Microsoft packages
    • Confident with strong communication skills and ability to build effective working relationships.
    • Driving licence
    • Adaptable and able to pick up new tasks quickly.
    • Technical product knowledge/interest to learn.

    We are looking for a candidate who is eager to develop their knowledge of our organisation, its people and its services and who also seeks to improve their own skills throughout their career.

    Our businesses offer the rental and sale of specialist products and associated services to a diverse range of end markets, including construction, civil engineering, rail, water, oil and gas, outdoor events and housebuilding.