Assistant Branch Manager - Portables

Tauranga, New Zealand

Reference: 5335580

Our Portables business is a national specialised hire business within Hirepool, specialised with products such as Portaloos, industrial use fencing and barriers, road plates and luxury toilet units. Within our National Portables branch network, this Tauranga-based branch supports a wide and varied customer base from small building firms through to global infrastructure businesses and everyone in between.

As Assistant Branch Manager your role is to ensure our drivers and our yard service team are working safely, efficiently and effectively to best meet our service delivery commitments to our customers. You'll help ensure customer contracts are fulfilled as requested and assist in following up any queries which may arise. Ideally, we're after someone with high-level customer relationship management skills and proven line management experience who is also keen on contributing to the growth of the Portables division in the local area.

What you'll do:

  • Successfully oversee the coordination and distribution of work
  • Manage the storage, utilisation, maintenance and repair of the Portables hire fleet
  • Lead the team - building on the strong team culture
  • Maintain a healthy and safe working environment for our customers and people
  • Travel to large events and oversee the install, service and collection of the equipment

What we can offer:

  • The chance to be part of some great local events
  • A great team-working environment
  • You'll be working for one of the most recognisable names in the Hire industry
  • Great range of employee benefits

What you need:

  • Class 2 Drivers Licence Essential (ideally F and DG endorsements but we can arrange for the right candidate)
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Previous supervisory/management experience
  • Ability to communicate well with people at all levels
  • Event management experience an advantage

Join Hirepool direct from school or study

In 2019 Hirepool was asked by Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) to take part in a video case study about the Auckland CBD Jobs & Skills Hub (  The Hub connects people (including school leavers) with employers and jobs and career pathways that match their skills and interests.  Watch the video below and hear from two of our team who joined Hirepool direct from school/study.