Deputy Manager Ref# DH-79085

  • North West, Lancashire, Preston, UK
  • Competitive - Depending on experience.
  • Permanent
  • DH-79085

Exciting Opportunity for a Deputy Manager in Preston
Are you a motivated and enthusiastic professional looking for a rewarding career opportunity? Our client, a leading independent equipment hire company in the Northwest, is seeking a dynamic Deputy Manager to join their busy depot in Preston.

Working Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8 am – 5 pm + Rotational Saturdays: 8 am – 12 pm

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Depot Manager in daily operations to ensure smooth functioning.
  • Oversee all depot operations in the absence of the Depot Manager.
  • Handle open quotations and minimise late cash hires.
  • Address initial loss damages and maintain stock levels.
  • Optimise transport planning for the depot.
  • Assist the Sales Hire Controller with order processing.
  • Achieve contract conversion rates above 85%.
  • Ensure all equipment is hired only after proper inspection.
  • Manage telephone communications effectively.
  • Enhance Hire Protect Sales.
  • Meet and contribute to depot and overall sales targets.

Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have experience in depot or sales roles and a clear understanding of the responsibilities of a Deputy Manager. They should be a dedicated team player with a focus on the overall success of the depot.


  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Saturday hours paid at time and a half
  • 25 days of holiday plus statutory holidays (33 days total)
  • Additional 2 days of holiday after 5 years of service
  • Weekly pay
  • FREE tool hire for employees (excluding consumables and delivery)
  • Group Life Cover at three times your annual salary
  • My Wellbeing Services
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Full uniform provided
  • Discounted personal legal services

This is a fantastic opportunity to advance your career with a leading company in the equipment hire industry. If you are ready to take the next step and join a vibrant and supportive team, we would love to hear from you. Please send us your CV by clicking ‘apply now’ or by contacting David Hockley on 07702 167786 or sending an email to to discuss further.

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