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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   28 April 2022
  • Salary:   £38000/annum
  • Location:   Bletchley, Milton Keynes
  • County:   Buckinghamshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   216385385
  • Company:   CV-Library
Our client has a permanent vacancy for a Transport Manager. The hours are 9am till 6pm, Monday to Friday. As the lead for all site transport you will be responsible for:

•Efficiently coordinate and control all the outbound logistics to the site’s transport operation

•Complete processes such as KPI and administration of route planning and reporting, whilst building and maintaining strong, successful working relationships with the customer and sub-contractors

•Be line manager for Drivers

•Ensure Drivers dispatch on time and in accordance with Transport and Company legislation

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•LGV licence is preferred but not essential

•Full clean driving licence

•Route Planning experience

•National CPC holder – for knowledge only, not operator’s licence

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

•Proven management skills are essential - minimum 2 years’ relevant experience

•Knowledge of transport legislation

•Knowledge of GDPR legislation

•Experience of Route Optimisation software

•Strong national geographical knowledge

•Effective communication skills

•Excel-intermediate level preferred

•Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team

•Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation

•Strong decision making skills

•Ability to work under pressure

•Time Management and organisational skills

•Assertiveness

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available

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