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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!