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International Transport Manager

  • Job added:   28 April 2022
  • Location:   Dover, Kent
  • County:   Kent
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   216357454
  • Company:   CV-Library
Our well established client in Dover are seeking a highly experienced International Transport Manager to join the team.

Duties Include:

Managing the Full Truck Load (FTL) Fleet Department (consisting of +100 trucks of 3

rd party traction hauliers ) and the Groupage department, ensuring that the DVI operational processes, procedures and company policies are adhered to.

Continuously assess staff performance and provide coaching and guidance to ensure maximum efficiency and high level of service, consistent with customer expectation, throughout the UK and Europe.

Profit & Loss responsibility for both departments

Commercial awareness of European Export and Import pricing to complete UK customer and Group tenders.

Provide ad hoc pricing based on Fleet costings or using Groupage tariffs for smaller shipments.

Management and monitoring of Fleet performance, providing weekly reports to Planners and Senior Management

Supervision and control of all aspects of the daily operation for both departments, ensuring that collection and deliveries are carried out as per customers instructions.

Timely and effective communication between all stakeholders (Internal and External)

Using own initiative to make decisions relevant to your areas of control

Holiday and Sickness Cover to be provided for the Transport Desks, when required

General administration

Commercial representation

Any other tasks, as and when required

General Responsibilities

Promote company values and code of conduct when engaging with all relevant stakeholders

Adhere to company rules, policies and procedures constantly and encourage others to do the same

Maintain up-to-date knowledge of legislation impacting on your role where required

Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and ensure that confidentiality is applied where appropriate

You must have:

Minimum of 3 years International Transport Management / Senior Planner

experience of 3rd party traction operations on full loads and also part load movements throughout the UK and EU

Minimum of 8 years International Planning experience with particular focus on own fleet / 3rd party traction operations

Able to communicate in another European language is desirable, but not essential

Able to compile and collate data

Proven experience in a people facing role

IT literate in Microsoft Office packages

Experience of leading a team &/or working towards a Level 3 Management or equivalent qualification

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