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Branch Manager

Job Description

Alchemy is pleased to be working with our client, a well-known name in the UK removals industry who are seeking a Removals Branch Manager based in the Leeds area.

This role will report directly to the Group operations Manager and be responsible for the smooth running of the branch.

Responsibilities:
  • Create and approve a budget and profit strategy with the General Managers.
  • Meet regularly with management.
  • Assess current removals programmes and results against set targets.
  • Review individual actions and issues in coordination with other Removal Branch Managers.
  • Organize and oversee marketing and sales efforts.
  • Assess the facility requirements frequently.
  • Attend company-sponsored removal training and safety briefings.
  • Establish removal staff pay, plans, and incentives in collaboration with the General Managers.
  • Attend BAR, IFWRI, and other removal conferences of this nature to maintain regular contact with other removal companies.
  • Hiring and firing of removal staff.
  • Organize, oversee, and routinely evaluate the work of your removal employees.
  • Make sure you and your team members are following the Health and Safety at Work etc.,1974.
  • Create and implement safety and security measures.
  • Manage and oversee the removal staff's training.
  • Control the maintenance schedule for all the branch's vehicles and make sure they are all operating in compliance with the law.
  • Visit both current and prospective removal clients.
  • Maintain positive interactions with customers at all times.
  • Fulfil the tasks assigned to employees as needed.
  • Finish and/or review all operating, financial, and personnel returns for the branch.
  • Determine the rates and prices for labour, warehouses, and vehicles.
  • Allocate labour and trucks for each removal.
  • Conduct frequent audits of the removal driver's logs and hours.
  • Any additional tasks that the Directors may reasonably need.
  • Ensure that you and your team adhere to the established ISO9002 Quality System Policy and Procedures.

Skills:
  • Have prior branch management experience from the removals industry.
  • Understand fleet and maintenance records, as well as transportation and health and safety legislation.
  • Think strategically and find solutions to problems quickly.
  • Proactively sell, persuade, bargain, and secure commitment.
  • Understanding of managing profit and loss.
  • Be a capable manager and leader.
  • Possess the capacity to guide and educate others.
  • Recognize the market competition and client requirements.
  • Possess the capacity to function under duress.
  • Set goals, organise your priorities, and prepare well.
  • Have excellent communication skills.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Alchemy today!