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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   11 May 2022
  • Salary:   £35000 - £40000/annum
  • Location:   Liverpool, Merseyside
  • County:   Merseyside
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   216497182
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager

Liverpool

We are looking for an experienced Transport Manager to join a rapidly growing telecoms/civils organisation based in Liverpool.

You will be fully conversant in the management of a full fleet of vehicles - ideally 40+ as you will be overseeing a fleet of 50+ as it stands. This will continue to grow with the business.

You will need to possess an O Licence to be eligible for this position.

Responsibilities:

* Ensuring the DC have processed shipments and met agreed deadlines;

* Ensure that all vehicle spot checks are completed and the processes of such is enforced;

* Responsible for Driver and Driver Assistant training

* Address potential areas of improvement by pro actively proposing new solutions and procedures;

* Regular (weekly/daily) reporting to management on results, agreeing and ensuring remediable action where required;

* Preparing paperwork for regulatory bodies;

* Vehicle maintenance;

* Responsible for incident control;

* Liaising with and managing staff and shifts;

* Direct responsibility for the dedicated transport operation;

* Operating IT Systems;

* Vehicle and driver compliance;

* Monitoring stock;

* Review and amend where appropriate daily plans issued to the operation;

* Responsibility for drivers hours, rotas, holidays, and business rewards scheme.

Requirements:

* Have managed in excess of 40 drivers previously;

* Managed a Transport operation of 40+ vehicles;

* Strong analytical skills;

* Knowledgeable in transport legislation;

* Experience of managing logistics teams;

* Understanding of KPI’s and management of cost budgets;

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

* O Licence

* Good organisational and communication skills;

* 3+ years experience in transport operations management of teams exceeding 30+ direct reports;

* Experience of project start-ups;

* Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships at all levels;

* Ability to use initiative in problem-solving situations;

If this role is suitable please forward your CV and you will be contacted by a member of the team

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