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Regional Lifting Manager

Location: South West & South Wales / Oxford, United Kingdom
Region: Category Management
Job Category: Engineering
Business Unit: Category Management
Job Type: Full Time (Permanent)
Hours: 07:30 - 17:00


Flexible hours available this includes job shares/ amended hours, we will consider all. Offering a work/life balance is of great importance to Speedy!

Speedy are the UK’s leading hire provider with the widest range of tools, specialist hire equipment, plant and support services – everything for every job!

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Speedy for a Regional Lifting Manager to deliver a high quality and consistent service in a cost-efficient way through excellence.  Optimal use of assets and management and engagement of people.  Full compliance with a single operating system to reduce risk and enable delivery, growing sustainable profit through operational effectiveness and service excellence.

Outline of key responsibilities:

  • In the interests of Speedy Services plc, deliver sustained growth and profitability through operational effectiveness and service excellence.
  • Meet and exceed the expectations of customers through the delivery of service and product excellence according to the prescribed operating model.
  • Develop and grow new and existing customer relationships to understand existing and potential requirements.
  • Management of Lifting Depot Managers and to ensure adherence to all Company procedures, systems and processes across own area.
  • Create a collaborative sharing of resources across all Lifting depots to ensure optimal use and to meet both customer requirements and business demands.
  • Develop the Company’s people capability aligned to business goals, including the identification and development of Speedy’s future leaders through talent management.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulations relating to Health and Safety/Quality Assurance/LOLER including completion of statutory training.
  • Manage and promote a safe, healthy and sustainable environment for employees, customers and the general public.
  • Ensure highest levels of quality and availability of Lifting products/services whilst maintaining optimum stock levels.
  • Maintain professional Speedy brand reputation through the maintenance of property (Stand alone Lifting depots), kit, vehicles and people to high levels of presentation standards.
  • Develop all Lifting Depot Managers according to the development framework and ensure that they have their teams equally trained and developed according to the Speedy Career Journey.
  • Maximise the potential of retail sales and up sell/cross sell opportunities.
  • Seek and pass any new or existing customer or market intelligence to the Sales team.
  • Have involvement in and lead where appropriate any strategic projects relevant to role.
  • Completion of management reports and information in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that team adopt and maintain the Spirit.
  • To ensure that all assets are fully compliant with current Health & Safety regulations and maintained in line with service schedules.
  • To ensure asset availability by optimizing utilization and reducing equipment waiting for repair or service – understand that Lifting is a specialist broad range of equipment.
  • To ensure full adherence to loss and damage management.
  • Maintain knowledge of the group’s Lifting & Handling equipment for hire/sale and activities.
  • Support your business unit/team to deliver our ESG Strategy – Decade to Deliver. 

In order for us to help you achieve success in this role, these are a few key elements you’ll need to have for us to build on…

  • Solid background within the lifting industry.
  • Full awareness of the Lifting product range.
  • To be able to demonstrate 100% technical credibility with the lifting depot network.

What we offer:


  • 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • 95% discount on our products
  • Plus, other Salary Extras/Discounts

Our Career Line of Sight programme will ensure you receive the training and support to help you be the best that you can be in your role and will encourage you to pursue your career aspirations.

Flexible hours available this includes job shares/ amended hours, we will consider all. Offering a work/life balance is of great importance to Speedy!

Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Please be aware that some roles within The Speedy Group UK&I may require one or more of the following - DBS, Credit, Security Clearance or Health & Safety Check.

The Speedy Group is an equal opportunity employer where we embrace diversity in all of its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status. All roles within The Speedy Group require proof of right to work in the UK by the start of employment.