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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   28 April 2022
  • Salary:   £18 - £21/hour
  • Location:   Exeter, Devon
  • County:   Devon
  • Job Type:   Contract
  • Reference:   216382675
  • Company:   CV-Library
Our client are a large local government organisation and looking for an experienced Transport Manager to join their team

This is initially a 3 month contract which may be extended for the right candidate

You will

Provide strategic direction so that fleet vehicles within services are procured, maintained, inspected and serviced and that the most cost effective and efficient fleet is maintained.

Manage vehicle and maintenance budgets allocated in accordance with Council procedures and make timely budgetary recommendations.

Advise on transport and plant in the Council and advise Management team on alternative products and provide the necessary advice, guidance and direction to ensure equipment required for the provision of the service is suitable and available when required.

Manage the procurement and maintenance contract for vehicle fleet and mobile plant of the Council. Monitor and manage contractors/partners performance information.

Monitoring service performance and making appropriate interventions and look for improvements that can be made.

Be the Council’s primary Transport Manager taking responsibility for compliance with all license conditions and responding effectively to changes in guidance and regulations set by the Traffic Commissioner.

Authorise/certify accounts, orders and invoices, within specified limits and ensure compliance with Council Standing Orders, Financial Regulations and relevant legislation.

Proactively run the replacement program in liaison with service user representatives for new vehicles and plant, from specification to commissioning.

Ensure that adequate user training/familiarisation is carried out on delivery of new vehicles and equipment.

Lead on the development or amendment of Transport systems for the section, with specialist support.


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