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Depot Transport Manager

  • Job added:   4 March 2019
  • Salary:   £34000 - £36000/annum 34 days hols + BONUS + PENSION
  • Location:   Crawley, West Sussex
  • County:   West Sussex
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209607316
  • Company:   CV-Library
Depot Transport Manager

My client is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Transport Manager who can implement change and grow within their network of operations. The Depot Transport Manager role will be primarily based in Gatwick for a leading parcel delivery network some travel to other sites may be required.

You will be responsible for managing all fleet and drivers in our Depots. Depending on your site; this may include Cat C+E, Cat C, 3.5 tonne, potentially electric vehicles and anywhere between 20 to 50 drivers. You will be responsible for motivating your staff, problem solving on a day to day basis operationally and strategically. You will be accountable to deliver efficiencies through route planning, optimisation, efficiency and cost-savings.

Our Depot Transport Manager will report in to our Depot General Manager and will drive driver standards, values and behaviours through engagement with your drivers, whilst driving excellence within your fleet of vehicles, including driving compliance for vehicles and drivers as well as employee performance and project management. This position is ideal for someone who wants to make a difference and be responsible for positive change. Improved and more efficient ways of working are encouraged.

This is a great time to be joining a rapidly expanding business, my client a leading parcel delivery network has grown year on year so there is plenty of scope for progression.
Our Transport Manager job is for someone who understands how to motivate staff and is able to efficiently prioritise pressing needs, where there isn’t an obvious solution. Experience within Operational Logistics and knowledge of Transport Governance-(O Licence desirable). You must be able to work collaboratively and take the lead on projects amongst your peers.

If you thrive on responsibility in a target driven environment and pride your self on excellent management and motivational skills we want to hear from you ! My client is offering a highly attractive renumeration package dependent upon experience and 34 Days annual leave also extra opt-in benefits.

To apply please email your CV with a cover letter detailing your most relevant experience for immediate consideration to Elle-Louise Tucker in the strictest confidence

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