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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   5 May 2022
  • Salary:   £40000/annum
  • Location:   Slough, Berkshire
  • County:   Berkshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   216447928
  • Company:   CV-Library
Hiring due to a period of extended growth!!

Are you currently on the lookout for a busy Transport Manager role?

Would you be excited by the prospect of joining a financially secure industry leader who are continuing to grow in the current climate?

Ideally you will have experience in managing drivers, materials and fleet of vehicles and are looking for a new challenge?

This role would be well suited to individuals with a background/keen interest in securing a managerial role within Logistics or Transport Planning who are flexible, organised and used to working in a very demanding environment.

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent

Job Title: Transport Manager

Salary: 40k

Hours: Monday to Friday (required to work 1 in 3/4 Saturdays)

Location: Office based - Slough

Please note: The office is difficult to access via public transport, having your own vehicle would be highly advantageous

Key Responsibilities

Managing a Fleet of over 70 drivers and various vehicle types plus a small team of Coordinators and Administration staff
Being on call when required within a 24/7 operation
Managing drivers throughout the day and ensuring a full and effective de-brief is completed, passing any identified actions to the relevant person or department.
Route Planning working towards maximum efficiency
Constantly communicating with other departments including Fleet and Vehicle Maintenance to plan effectively
Arranging third-party transport and temporary staff as and when required.
Ensure full compliance with the Operators Licence at all times.
Ensure all transport operations are in accordance with documented Health and Safety procedures and not in contravention of any legislation and guidelines affecting the public and the environment.

Desirable

Previous Transport/Logistics or Depot Management experience
Exposure to managing a team of drivers and office staff in a busy environment
CPC qualification or the willingness to undergo this certification
Experience within Logistics/Freight/Courier or Perishable goods
Previous working experience within a Collections based Transport Service
Full UK drivers licence with access to your own Vehicle
Ability to settle quickly within a demanding leadership role

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