Management Trainee - Southampton (Internal Candidates Only)
We are looking for bright new Managers of the future to develop in our growing business! Whatever your current job role or professional experience, we are looking for ambitious employees to join our Management Team and take on the new career opportunities that are continuing to open.
At U-Drive, we offer you the opportunity to learn, grow, and stand out in our comprehensive Management Trainee Program. You will actively be involved in all operational aspects of the business, including branch marketing, sales, customer service and finance. So, in as little as 18 months, you will gain a unique insight into the business like you wouldn't have been able to previously. Once you have completed the programme, we will reward each step of your development with career promotion, pay increases, and bonus schemes.
We believe our success comes from motivating and empowering our team members to be the best they can be. We will give you the knowledge and skills to significantly contribute to the continued success of the company, both as an individual and as the leader of a team.
Established 40 years ago, U-Drive is a family-run company. With new branches opening across the UK and a fleet of over 3,000 vehicles, U-Drive is currently undergoing a strong period of growth and we are excited about offering this opportunity to employees already working within the business.
About the role:
Our Management Trainee Program lasts for 18 months and covers all areas of our business. The focus is on rental operations, but you will also learn skills in customer service, sales, marketing, and other Head Office functions. You will have a mentor to support you throughout the program and full training provided at every step.
We will show you how to deal with a vast range of customers and teach you the key sales and marketing skills you will need to succeed. You will be ready to take on new challenges and responsibilities, including developing new business and taking care of our current customers. You’ll learn how to manage accounts, build long-term customer and colleague relationships, and be responsible for business reporting. You will develop problem-solving skills and learn how to make efficient business decisions that will have a real impact upon the company’s success.
We will give you a full understanding of how to manage a successful business and develop a team of your own for a long-lasting career with U-Drive.
Our mission and values:
At U-Drive, we all work hard so that we can achieve our ambitions together, build a long-lasting company that is respected and trusted by everyone, and for which we can all feel proud. We treat our customers the way we want our own family to be treated and promote kindness and respect towards all. We encourage innovation and continuous improvement and are not afraid to make mistakes from which we can learn. Our team members take responsibility and if we see a problem, we fix it. Best of all, we have fun!
Key skills we are looking for:
- Communications skills
- Team working skills
- Leadership ability
- Bachelor’s degree is preferred, but professional experience would be considered
- Full UK Driving Licence
- 5 GCSEs grades A*- C or 4 – 9
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Customer Service, Leadership, Organisation