Branch Manager

  • Member
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Brandon Hire Station
  • Location
  • Newcastle
  • Closing Date
  • 08/12/2020
  • Job Description
  • Attracting the best people supports our aims of exceeding our customers’ expectations and enhancing shareholder value.

    Our continued business success is reliant upon the skills, talent and commitment of our workforce. As well as developing and promoting talent from within the business, our recruitment practices are designed to attract the very best from the pool of available talent.

    Brandon Hire Station offers the youngest hire fleet in the industry with a wide range of high quality supporting equipment to a broad customer base both regionally and nationally. Recognised as experts in our field, we have a growing portfolio of satisfied customers, many of whom are market leaders and household names in their own right. 

    We are committed to continuous improvement, dedicated to excellent customer service and stimulate those who enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-orientated environment.

    An opportunity has become available for an experienced manager to join us as a Branch Manager in our Newcastle branch. You will be accountable for the profitability and efficient running of your branch ensuring that expenditure is properly controlled, weekly stock checks are completed and any missing plant is accounted for.

    The role requires an effective people manager with the ability to set objectives and assess progress but also to 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 as a whole but also for individual employees within their roles.

    Candidates for this position must have previous management experience with the ability to develop and motivate a team to achieve success.  You must be able to interpret data and use a range of information to evaluate business performance and therefore make predictions about future performance from trends. IT literate with a full UK driving licence, we are ideally looking for applicants with industry experience however this is not essential.

    Skills & experience required


    • Management experience is essential
    • Flexibility is essential
    • Knowledge of Hire Industry
    • Knowledge of small tools desirable but not essential
    • Basic level experience in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
    • Valid driving licence for the UK