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Group Transport Manager

  • Job added:   11 May 2022
  • Salary:   £50000 - £60000/annum
  • Location:   WN3, Pemberton, Borough of Wigan
  • County:   Greater Manchester
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   216532412
  • Company:   CV-Library
Position : Group Transport Manager

Based : Head Office, Wigan, Travel to all depots required

Salary : Dependant on Applicant

Role Summary

Following unprecedented growth, Challenge Logistics looks to implement a Group Transport Manager to support the busy day to day operations of our national fleet which is comprised of up to 249 trucks.

Here at Challenge Logistics we pride ourselves on our customer focused solutions which provide real time assistance to our clients, with over 25 years’ experience in distribution and strong partnerships throughout the network, it is this detail and focus that supports our ever growing client relationships as we continue with our long term strategic plans.

Applicants should be passionate, enthusiastic, and hardworking and have the ability to motivate and manage national teams to achieve overall goals, as well as managing internal stakeholder relationships as part of a ‘one team’ approach.

This role will report direct to the Operations Director and comes with excellent fast track growth opportunities for the right candidate.

Duties & Responsibilities

The role will include, but not be limited to overseeing day to day activities of the various transport operations across the Challenge Logistics network.

Ensuring that operational compliance is met at all times and providing updates accordingly to the wider business.

You will be responsible for the growth and development of all staff including future recruits.

Produce, understand, investigate and progress commercial reports and outcomes.

You will support the operations director in achieving the long term strategic goals whilst continually identifying and implementing positive operational changes in line with agreed KPI’s.

The Group Transport Manager will be named as Transport Manager on the companies Operators Licences.

The Transport Manager will report directly to Operations Director for Transport & Distribution.

*Please note that the duties and responsibilities listed are not exhaustive and will develop and evolve over time and in line with business requirements


Must have a proven management background in a successful transport operation with a large fleet.

Must be CPC qualified.

Extensive knowledge of Operator Licence regulations.

Experience of Compliance Auditing Processes.

Key Skills

Capable of setting standards.

Ability to work under pressure using own initiative.

Excellent planning, organisation, and problem-solving skills.

Excellent commercial and budget awareness skills.

Excellent communication skills.

Strong administrative skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel.


Incentivised bonus scheme

Above average holiday allowance

Life Insurance

Healthcare Plan

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