Assistant Branch Manager

Kumeu, New Zealand

Reference: 5929751

  • Looking for a change in role or the next step in your career?
  • Want to grow/develop your management skills?
  • Want to work for a market leader in the hire industry?

As Assistant Branch Manager you'll play a key role, ensuring our customers receive the right equipment and support services at the right time. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and customer-focused individual, with a background or strong understanding of the hire or a related industry, looking to further develop their career in management.

The branch has a wide variety of hire plant so you need to have excellent product knowledge and strong customer relationship management skills to confidently field queries, provide advice, and put quotes/contracts together. You'll need to be competent to take on delegated management responsibilities and help out wherever needed to get the job done.

What you'll do:

  • Assist the Branch Manager with the day-to-day running of the branch
  • Build relationships with key customers
  • Provide hire plant advice and support to customers from a variety of industries
  • Coach and support your team in developing their own skills

What we can offer:

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • A great team-working environment
  • Wide range of employee benefits including free staff hire in our DIY fleet

What you'll also need:

  • Full Class 1 NZ driver licence (other classes/endorsements an advantage)
  • An intermediate level of computer skills
  • Willingness to work rostered weekends as some of our branches are open 7 days

About us:

Hirepool was established in 1955 and over that time we've grown to become the national leader in the hire industry. Our equipment ranges from lawnmowers to 30-tonne excavators, portable toilets to 40metre marquees, cars to 10-tonne trucks. It means we provide our services to a really diverse customer base; everyone from big names in infrastructure and construction to independent contractors and first-time DIY-ers all the way from Whangarei to Invercargill.

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.