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9 months ago
Speedy Hire
Location: Newcastle
Job type: Permanent
Category: Sales Manager Jobs
Contract Manager Newcastle

Location: Newcastle, United Kingdom

Region: Central - Support

Job Category: Sales/Business Development

Business Unit: iPAC

Job Type: Full Time (Permanent)

Hours: 07.30 - 17.00


The role of Contract Manager within our iPAC division is to ensure that the customer receives a high quality and consistent service, to grow and build sustainable relationships within all areas of the clients operations and to ensure that all contractual requirements are exceeded.

Introduction to Speedy…

We may have started small but we’ve always had big ideas. Since Speedy was established in 1977 we have grown into the UK’s leading hire business. Along the way we’ve won countless awards for innovation, safety and our commitment to training to name but a few. Our people are the heart of our business and it’s their commitment and professionalism that makes us the biggest and the best in the industry.

Main Responsibilities

As a Contract Manager within our iPAC division you will ensure that our customers receive the highest quality and consistent service from all areas of the Speedy business. You will ensure that all contractual requirements are exceeded, that the customer is at the heart of everything we do and we are their contact for all their requirements.

You will work closely with all departments within Speedy to ensure customer satisfaction is exceeded and that all customer enquiries are dealt with a professional and timely manner. This will also include timely resolution of back office issues in particular invoice queries and loss and damage. You will build strong working relationships with our customers with a key focus on the continuous improvement to their experience. In this role you will assume lead responsibility in guaranteeing that all contractual KPI’s/SLA’s are met. You will work closely with the operational teams to deliver these objectives.

In this role you will assist with asset utilisation and movement, resource planning and order fulfilment to ensure service excellence which is measured on customer satisfaction reports. You will have a major input in supporting new tenders and tenders that are due to expire, capitalising on potential revenue. Your performance will be measured on developing sales revenue within each contract including generating leads for the wider Speedy business.

Ideal Candidate

Key Speedy Leadership Capabilities

* Customer service focus

* Process and project management

* Planning and monitoring

* Highly motivated

* Driving through sustainable change

* Communication and consulting

* Results driven

Experience Areas

* Operational excellence (process and service)

* Interaction with all disciplines/departments

* Significant customer contact

* Travel and flexibility requirements

* Industry or other relevant experience

Personal skill requirement

* Ability to build lasting relationships.

* Ability to mediate and manage conflict.

* Base knowledge of all plant, equipment and services

* Influencing skill set

* Innovative approach to problem solving

* Understanding of contractual law

* Good commercial acumen

* Excellent administration skills for reporting and planning


* Understanding of contractual law

* Prince 2

About the Company

Speedy are the leading provider of hire products and supporting services to the construction, industrial and infrastructure sectors. We have a network of over 200 depots across the UK and Ireland, and over 3000 people who offer a nationwide service and look after the largest hire fleet in the market.

We also lead in health, safety and sustainability. We are the safest hire provider, based on accident and industry rates, and have the lowest carbon footprint in the industry. Our hire fleet also includes an increasing range of green option products, helping our customers improve their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact.

Vision, mission and values:

Our vision is to become the best company in our sector to do business with and the best to work for.

Our mission is to provide safe, reliable hire equipment and services to enable successful delivery of customer projects.

* Safe – the first priority in everything we do

* As One – working together to collectively achieve our goals

* Innovative – to continuously improve

* Driven – to deliver first class customer service

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