Our client is looking for an experienced General Manager to join and manage a small team at their offices in Central London. This rental office covers the hire of lighting & photographic equipment to a demanding customer base across the London area. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate experience of managing a busy and well-motivated team, as well as all aspects of the day to day running of a rental office.
This position will manage the overall performance and delivery of the operation, ensuring that revenue is maximised and all rental processes and procedures are carried out correctly. Leading from the front you will drive an organised and smooth functioning office, ensuring that scheduling is managed effectively and the timely completion of invoicing is achieved to maximise profit. To enable you to do this you will need to fully understand the daily logistical needs and equipment concerns, at all times, by keeping in constant communication with operational teams. You must have excellent communication skills and be devoted to exceeding customer expectations. Proactively working with your team to follow up on leads and encouraging the quick turnaround quotes. Hands-on approach to reviewing current ways of working and performance to identify ways to increase productivity.
You must have previous management experience preferably in logistics or in service support industries. This opportunity calls for someone who can take a tight grip on the operation, knowing at any given time what jobs you have on, where your equipment is, what is in the pipeline and what the office staff is doing to ensure work is evenly and effectively distributed. If you feel you have the skills and experience required please apply.