Hire Services Managers and Proprietors

Managers and proprietors in hire services plan, organise and direct the activities of businesses which hire goods and services, such as tools, heavy machinery and vehicles.


New workers

New workers start around £19,701. Normal pay is £35,583 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £59,929.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 9,436 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Ensures the business accounts are maintained.

  • Provides information about machinery, tools and other goods for hire to staff and customers.

  • Ensures compliance with safety and other statutory regulations.

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements.

  • Liaises with clients, generates new business and negotiates contracts with suppliers and clients.

  • Ensures that necessary spare parts, materials and equipment are available or obtainable at short notice.

  • Plans the optimum utilisation of staff and operating equipment, and co-ordinates maintenance activities to ensure least possible disruption to services..

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Relationship Building

  • Upselling

  • Profit And Loss (P&L) Management

  • Electrical Equipment

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Safety Standards

  • Machinery

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Sales Management

  • Commercial Focus

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Sales

  • Customer Service

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Leadership

  • Organizational Skills

  • Prioritization

  • Tenacity

  • Resilience

  • Operations

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.