General Manager - Northampton

General Manager - Northampton

Job Type: Full time

Reporting to: Regional Director 

Our mission at Pickerings is to provide the most modern temporary turnkey workspace solutions to give people an inspiring, comfortable and safe working environment. Our products range from site welfare units to offices, classrooms and healthcare facilities.

From our network of depots, we are able to supply high quality temporary buildings to meet customer specifications and the most urgent of deadlines. Our knowledge of temporary buildings and our approach to customer service are built on 50 years’ experience.

You can find out more about our history, what we do and our vision and values by visiting

The Role

As General Manager at our Northampton depot, your challenge will be to drive its profitability through sales growth, operational excellence, exceptional customer service and financial control.

With the support of your Assistant Manager and Operations Manager, you’ll provide engaging leadership to ensure your administration team are motivated to accurately identify our customer’s needs and your workshop and transport team consistently supply the highest standard of temporary building to fulfil our customer’s expectations.

In order to grow the business further, you’ll need to work in partnership with the central sales team to identify commercial opportunities and seek to develop new as well as foster existing customer relationships.

You’ll also need to analyse and interpret budgets and your P&L to monitor performance and make calculated financial decisions to maximise the profitability of the depot.

About You

You’ll be a successful manager with demonstrable expertise in inspirational leadership, operational management, commercial acumen and P&L accountability, ideally gained in the temporary building or plant hire industry or alternatively within a fast-paced manufacturing, fabrication, property maintenance or building supplies organisation.

Our business primarily operates between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, but a flexible approach to working hours is required to meet operational need.

What we offer

You’ll be joining an established family-owned business that will pay you a very competitive and industry leading salary, annual bonus and the following benefits.    

Benefits include:

  • Holiday buy back scheme
  • 25 days holiday per year plus statutory bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Spectrum Life – Healthy Mind and Body (bespoke fitness and food plan)
  • Benefits Hub – discounts on retailers, days out, restaurants, holidays and more.

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