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Assistant Transport Manager

  • Job added:   7 January 2021
  • Salary:   £32000 - £37000/annum
  • Location:   RM20, West Thurrock, Borough of Thurrock
  • County:   Essex
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212982086
  • Company:   CV-Library
We are working with a leading logistics organisation looking for a Assistant Transport Manager to join the team based in Essex.

You will be reporting to the Transport Manager and have a direct responsibility for day-to-day management and supervision of the company drivers.

Key Responsibilities:

* Work alongside the Transport Manager to ensure targets are being achieved

* Ensure all legal compliance is in conjunction with the Fleet team

* Supervision of drivers

* Oversee and manage the driver recruitment process

* Ensure all HR files are maintained and up to date

* Liaison with the Planning team leader to fulfil customer demand

* Be one of the main point of contact for driver issues

* Responsible for vehicle and license checks

* Management and identification of training needs

* Liaison with training providers

* Implement safety and quality standards

* Be involved in disciplinary management, safety forums and driver holiday management

* Be responsible for driver performance

* Oversee Tachograph management

* Assist in conducting investigation and disciplinary procedures

Experience Requirements:

* Background within a Freight/Logistics environment

* Strong communication skills

* Transport Manager CPC desirable

* Confident managing a large team of drivers

* Experience in driver legislation such as Tachograph

* Experience working within a unionized environment is advantageous

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