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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   8 April 2021
  • Location:   Camden, London
  • County:   Greater London
  • Job Type:   Contract
  • Reference:   213505330
  • Company:   CV-Library
Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for a Logistics Manager on a 3 months contract with a possibility of an extension.

Main purpose of post

The Logistics Team is responsible for managing and booking transportation, predominantly for Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Adult Social Care (ASC) clients travelling in buses and taxis but this may also extend to other transport options. The Logistics Manager will be a key member of the service management team within CATS.

Responsibilities

To lead and manage a team of Officers within the Logistics Team, instilling a culture of positive customer experience.
To actively participate in continual service improvement within CATS, as a key member of the Service Management Team.
To manage the operational delivery of both in-house and contracted accessible transport for adults and children.
To be responsible for monitoring, managing and remaining within budgets for ASC and SEN transport.
To utilise a range of software systems, including vehicle routing software, to support the efficient delivery of the service and provide regular management reports.
To work closely with the Travel Options Manager to deliver the best travel options for the Boroughs' residents.
To manage a taxi framework contract with a range of contractors including billing, compliance and auditing.2
To participate in procurement exercises, as required and to monitor agreed procurement contractual outcomes.
To plan routes in a cost-effective manner and efficient manner, looking to reduce single-use journey's where possible.
To adhere to Health and Safety regulations.
To lead and manage a team of Officers within the Logistics Team, instilling a culture of positive customer experience.
To actively participate in continual service improvement within CATS, as a key member of the Service Management Team.
To manage the operational delivery of both in-house and contracted accessible transport for adults and children.
To be responsible for monitoring, managing and remaining within budgets for ASC and SEN transport.
To utilise a range of software systems, including vehicle routing software, to support the efficient delivery of the service and provide regular management reports.
To work closely with the Travel Options Manager to deliver the best travel options for the Boroughs' residents.
To manage a taxi framework contract with a range of contractors including billing, compliance and auditing.2
To participate in procurement exercises, as required and to monitor agreed procurement contractual outcomes.
To plan routes in a cost-effective manner and efficient manner, looking to reduce single-use journey's where possible.
To adhere to Health and Safety regulations.
Skills/Qualifications

Experience of managing a busy team within a demanding environment; working to distinct deadlines and timeframes for delivery of work.
Experience of developing, setting and managing performance; instilling a continual improvement culture.
Experience of providing a customer-focussed service, working in partnership with internal and external stakeholders.
Experience of assessing and managing risk and of working within safeguarding policies and procedures.
Experience of setting and managing budgets; planning routes which offer value for money
Experience of managing and delivering a front-line service, responding to emergency situations and communicating with customers in a calm and clear way
An Enhanced DBS will be required for this role.
Knowledge of vehicle routing software or be able to route manually if required.
Knowledge of the issues associated with providing home to school transport and transport for Adult Social Care residents.
Degree level qualification and/or 5 years' experience in a similar role.

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