Branch Manager

  • Member
  • GCS Recruitment - Hire Sector Vacancies
  • Location
  • Watford
  • Salary & Benefits
  • £40,000 - £50,000 + company vehicle & bonuses
  • Job Description
  • Our client is one of the biggest players in the tool, plant, and construction equipment hire sector with a network of over 200 depots nationwide. A fantastic opportunity has arisen at one of their flagship regional depots in Watford, Hertfordshire for an experienced Branch Manager / Operations Manager. The role comes with a strong starting salary of up to £50,000, plus a generous performance related bonus and company vehicle.

    • Are you a proven Branch Manager or Operations Manager within the Tool & Plant Hire sector?
    • A Branch Manager or Operations Manager within the Construction Supplies / Building Supplies sector?

    Please APPLY NOW!

    Role & Responsibilities:

    • You will be responsible for the whole distribution facility, identifying ways in which you are able to improve processes.
    • You will ensure that quality procedures are adhered to and investigate any non-conformities.
    • You will need to ensure that all Health & Safety procedures are practiced and also ensure that all environmental risks are kept to a minimum.
    • Contributing to the evaluation and development operational strategy and performance measures.
    • You will be responsible for implementing and reviewing a continuous improvement strategy.
    • Managing a team including management team, stock controllers, drivers and fitters.
    • Full control and responsibility for the P&L reports, asset control and purchasing

    Key Skills & Experience:

    • Excellent commitment, leadership and organisational abilities.
    • Attention to detail and the ability to use initiative to overcome day to day issues.
    • You will have proven management experience within the hire industry or trade sector
    • You will hold a full UK driving license
    • You will have previously worked within a Senior Management role within the above sectors


    • Salary up to £50,000
    • Extremely generous bonus potential
    • Company vehicle
    • Company pension scheme

    The Company:

    This is a fantastic opportunity with perhaps the largest market leader within the supply of plant, tools and equipment hire to the construction and related sectors. The successful candidate will be dynamic, positive-minded, enthusiastic and driven with the ability to hit the ground running and assist with further company growth.