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Head of Commercial Vehicle Rental

Head of Commercial Vehicle Rental

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  • Sector:

    Truck & Bus

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  • Salary:

    £50k - 60k per year

  • Contact:

    Gary Felt

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0333 333 5978

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job role:Head of Commercial Vehicle Rental
Contract Type:Full time / Permanent role
Financial package:£50,000 - £60,000 DOE
Due to a recent promotion and significant company expansion, my client, a specialist commercial vehicle lease hire & rental organisation is actively seeking to employ a Head of Vehicle Rental.
Duties and responsibilities
·Manage a diverse team of people, developing, coaching and providing leadership
·Maximise vehicle availability, and utilisation of the fleet and ensuring full adherence to the rental processes
·Delivering and expanding the business through fleet customer and infrastructure growth
·Ensure consistent and accurate delivery of rental vehicles following correct procedures
·Developing strategic plans, maintaining ongoing awareness of market conditions and future developments required
·Responsible for ensuring the rental fleet is 100% compliant
·Delivering operational efficiencies and the highest level of customer satisfaction
·To ensure processes and procedures are implemented, followed and maintained by all workshop staff who inspect, maintain and repair vehicles for customers and the Hire fleet and provide technical support to workshops in order to ensure we meet our service level agreements with customers
·To develop the operations so as to continually improve service levels for customers and win repeat business
·To cooperate with other operational areas within SFS to effectively share resources where necessary with the overall benefit of the Group in mind
·To ensure the CTS teams embrace a positive Health and Safety culture
·To provide support in determining priorities for the Workshop, Hire Department and Service Desk
·To manage the workshops so that they operate efficiently, prioritise effectively and ensure the service and repair of vehicles meet the required standards to pass MOT tests first time and are proactively maintained in the most cost effective manner
·To ensure that all personnel on site are effectively managed, display high level of professionalism and are sufficiently trained to carry out their responsibilities effectively including managing staff through the Group's annual performance process attendance management is utilised where appropriate
·To support tender and new business opportunities where required
About you:

·Proven Managerial and leadership skills
·An ability to motivate a team to effectively work together to achieve the business objectives
·High level of Health and Safety awareness with an ability to ensure compliance in others
·Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·Ability to problem solve through most effective use of resources available
·A thorough understanding of Heavy Commercial Vehicles
·High level of computer skills including the Microsoft product
·Experience in developing rental operations

·IOSH Managing Safely qualification
·VOSA HGV Inspection qualification
·HGV Apprentice served qualification
·HGV Class 2

What do you get in return?

·25 days' holidays (increasing to 30 with relevant service)+ Bank Holidays 
·Birthday day off
·Generous pension contribution
·Vitality at Work benefits
·Generous Maternity / Paternity benefits
·A generous basic salary of £50,000 - £60,000 depending on experience
To make an application for this unique and exciting role, send your CV via this advert, email your CV to or alternatively, call Gary at Autoskills Recruitment on 07552 367 840 quoting job reference GF42984