Hire Coordinator

Salary: £21,000 - £26,000
Job ref: 003604
Published: 11 days ago

We are currently looking for a Hire Coordinator to join our friendly Exteriors team based in Leeds.

As a Hire Coordinator you will develop and promote Portakabin Exteriors products and services through both internal and external business development by creating awareness of Exterior building service offerings amongst Hire Centre Commercial Teams and clients.

You will maximise order numbers and order value across all regions with proactive quotation follow up activity, ensuring relevant building service products are included on all quotations whilst managing internal and external customer service activity.

Role Details

  • Salary: £21,000 - £26,000
  • Role based: Leeds, LS12 6LZ
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Annual leave: 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays

Role Responsibilities

*         Carry out structured business development, to Hire Centre Commercial Teams to create awareness of the Exterior building service products and services and to clients with a view to upselling post order and post deliver delivery.

*         Follow up on live opportunities with Hire Centres where Exteriors are not included on the quotation to understand the client’s project and recommend potential Exterior’s solutions that can be added.

*         Be the point of contact at quotation stage should the Hire Centre require assistance in presenting our products to customers.

*         Deliver customer care programme (Internal and external) to ensure maximum satisfaction, repeat business and referral opportunities.

*         New product innovation, supporting the Business Manager with identifying new product opportunities through market research, insight gathering, and awareness of new technologies, innovations, and trends.

*         Quotation/drawing/sub-contractor co-ordination and support on larger and more complex opportunities over a value of £20k.

Benefits & Opportunities

*         Option to buy 5 days of annual leave

*         Opportunity to earn commission based on performance

*         Working flexibly principles

*         A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services

*         A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off

*         Cycle to work scheme

There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin. Roughly one third of our roles are filled by internal candidates!

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who has:

*         Good level of literacy and numeracy

*         Experience carrying out business development activity

*         Strong administrative experience gained in a customer service environment

*         Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction

*         Accepts and tackles demanding goals with enthusiasm

Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.

About Portakabin

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 1,750 people across ten European countries.

Apply Now!

We’re keen to get someone started in this role. If you think this sounds like the ideal job for you, please apply as soon as possible as we may close this job advert early if we receive a high number of applications.


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