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Contract Transport Manager

  • Job added:   5 November 2019
  • Salary:   £45000 - £50000/annum +car allowance and package
  • Location:   Leicestershire
  • County:   Leicestershire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   211144657
  • Company:   CV-Library
A market leading 3PL provider is recruiting a Contract Transport Manager to join their leadership team in the Leicestershire area.

The Contract Transport Manager will work as the contract lead for a multi-customer account across multiple sites. Key to this role is the management and maintenance of the customer contract, focusing on profitable business growth through effective management of the customer relationship. The role may also have responsibility for staff based on the site and will need manage operations through a team of Transport Operations Managers.

The role will look to maximise on profitability targets by enabling good profit reporting and control through the establishing of operational KPI's. The role should maximise the weekly, monthly and annual performance of the site(s) by providing leadership, effective operational performance, a motivated workforce, succession planning and "making the business a great place to work". They should also aim to optimise driver and vehicle efficiency through careful planning of their delivery network.

Key Experience and Qualifications:

Proven experience in leading a busy and large-scale transport operation
P&L management of customer contracts within a logistics operation
Experienced Logistics professional, graduate or with relevant qualifications who has thorough understanding of Transport Operations
Demonstrable experience of customer relationship management
Has experience of transport networks, planning, modelling and solution design
Holds CPC National and International
Experience of efficiency savings and business growth
Good financial and business acumen with experience of managing budgets
Has good Project Management skills

My client is one of UK's leading logistics services providers and are going through a busy period growth

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