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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   20 June 2018
  • Salary :   £30000 - £35000/annum Plus bonus
  • Location :   Devizes
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208017983
  • Company :   CV-Library
Transport Manager
Devizes
Permanent
£30-35k DOE
 
Our client is now looking to recruit a Transport Manager, to take over with the day to day transport and operations of their fleet.
 
They are a growing business with a small fleet, and so this person will be able to multi task duties and also work closely with the operations team to ensure order and delivery times are met.
 
Core Responsibilities
 

- Liaise with Sales Support teams to deliver the most cost-effective vehicle and driver availability schedule and deliver customer service KPI's
- Planning daily vehicle routes incorporating adherence to vehicle weight capabilities and drivers’ hours etc. Accountable for all activities carried out personally and by the Drivers, including driver debriefs and training.
- Ensure a safe working environment for all by behaving in a way consistent with safe working and proactively challenge colleagues if they are putting themselves or others at risk
- Management of safety / environmental incidents, including road traffic collisions, ensuring all events are reported, recorded, investigated and concluded.
- Liaise with the insurance company for any changes of details and ensure all legal routine vehicle examinations are books in ensuring the fleet is compliant at all times.

 
About You
 

- Applicants will have a National CPC or the willingness to undertake and attain this professional qualification and be named on the relevant O Licence
- A full UK driving licence and ideally a HGV 1 licence
- Ideally educated to A level standard
- IOSH Managing Safely / NEBOSH General Certificate is desired
- Must be able to demonstrate leadership ability and good written and verbal communication skills
- Good basic PC skills and an understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
- Good administration and organisational skills

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