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Fleet Rental Manager – Safety Vehicle Hire and Lease Limited


The KING group of Companies are seeking an:

 Experienced, Enthusiastic and Committed:

   Rental Fleet Manager

To join our fantastic team

     Based at Market Harborough

Competitive Salary + Company Pension + Life Assurance

25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + other Benefits

The Opportunity:

The King Group of Companies has been providing transport equipment solutions for more than 60 years and is now part of the Martin Group of Companies

We are committed to building a first-class talented workforce, so that we can offer the very best service to our customers.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Rental Fleet Manager to lead our amazing rental fleet team within our Safety Vehicle Hire and Lease Company.

Safety Vehicle Hire & Lease Ltd is part of the King Group and a leading supplier of vehicles into the Traffic Management industry.  The Company was founded in 2005 with two 18 tonne vehicles and now runs a fleet of over 140 vehicles, trailers, and traffic management equipment.

The successful candidate will be responsible for controlling and administering the ever-expanding hire and varied fleet that we run.  Reporting into the Operations Manager, you will always have effective control of the hire fleet, and you will liaise with both customers and suppliers to ensure that the rental experience is operated as smoothly as possible.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Understand the customer requirements and provide the best solution, ensuring that every interaction with the depot is a positive one.
  • Ensure that the hire fleet is always fully compliant so that our customers’ operator’s licences are kept in line.
  • Engage with external service providers and maintain strong working relationships
  • Production of timely and detailed reports on all aspects of the operation.
  • Assist in the production of annual budgets to assist in the delivery of the overall business target.
  • Control all costs in line with set targets

Experience, Qualifications and Skills required:

  • Previous experience within the rental industry (essential, commercial experience preferable)
  • Knowledge of the Traffic Management and Plant industries (preferable)
  • Truck/Trailer knowledge is desirable
  • HGV/Automotive industry experience would be advantageous.
  • Strong organisational skills (essential)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (essential)
  • Experience with Syrinx rental management software (preferable)
  • Good interpersonal skills and a good understanding of the importance of excellent customer service.
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Portrays enthusiasm, passion, and ambition to learn and develop.
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude.
  • The ability to liaise with colleagues and customers on a professional level, using good communication/interpersonal skills.

The benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday & bank holidays
  • Opportunities for over-time
  • Secure employment with a well-established Company
  • Company Life Assurance
  • Opportunity for progression and development within a continuously growing successful business

Next Steps:

If you are looking for a new challenge and feel you have the skills to take on this vital role then please either, submit your CV or complete our online operative application form below.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from any suitably qualified persons