General Manager (DGTT1039)



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11 September 2020

Dawsongroup truck and trailer ltd


General Manager / Manchester     



Dawsongroup truck and trailer ltd is part of Dawsongroup plc, a national provider of commercial vehicle rental and contract hire solutions, operating from a network of strategically positioned depots across the UK.


To provide and promote service excellence and in class rental service to businesses in a designated area, through the effective management of all employees to ensure development of sales, operations and administrative performance. The ideal candidate will effectively maximise fleet utilisation, increase revenue and expand profit margins by ensuring the efficient and profitable running of all aspects of their area through strategic planning and input.

The General Manager is also responsible for upholding strong audit standards, developing employees and safeguarding the well-being of all employees and visitors in their area. 


  • Responsible for the effective and profitable operational running of the area
  • Influences sales performance, through effective fleet and sales strategy  
  • Upholds high levels of audit compliance across then area 
  • Mentors, supports, appraises and develops their branches staff
  • Safeguards the health, safety and welfare of all employees and visitors, ensuring the safety and cleanliness of the premises are upheld to the correct standard  
  • Engages with the training and development requirements of all staff



  • Previous Managerial experience in a similar industry at a senior level of authority
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Good working knowledge of transport and/or distribution industry
  • Extremely organised and have negotiating experience at a high level 


You will work amongst a team of like-minded individuals who are focused upon delivering product quality and service excellence.  



Dawsongroup plc is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the continuous improvement and satisfaction of our employees, and as such, training and ongoing development are readily available, as well as a competitive wage and an excellent benefits package.  


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Dawson truck and trailer