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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   17 January 2019
  • Salary:   £40000 - £45000/annum
  • Location:   Lancaster, Lancashire
  • County:   Lancashire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209333387
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager – Lancaster - £40000

Clemence Rogers are currently working in partnership with our client in the recruitment of an experienced Transport Manager to support a growing team based in Lancaster.

Key Responsibilities of a Transport Manager:

• Managing a team of drivers in their day to day roles, organising rotas to ensure all routes are covered in a cost effective and efficient manner.

• Be first point of contact for any problems that might arise

• Develop customer relationships, dealing with queries and complaints calmly and decisively

• Be aware of all transport legislation and procedures to ensure Company compliance

• Undertake regular driving licence checks as a legal requirement and in line with internal processes.

• Allocate and record resources and movements on the transport planning system

• Investigating and interviewing post incident and / or accident reports

• Possess knowledge and understanding of budgets and financial controls, legislation and relevant fleet controls

• Implement transport strategies

• All aspects of the health, safety and welfare of drivers incl.

• Ensure cost effective planning maximising commercial return

• Support the Driver Trainer and Compliance / Health and Safety Manager

• To undertake appropriate training and personal development activities across the Company as required

Ideal Candidate for the Transport Manager Role:

• CPC / ISOH or NEBOSH

• Strong leadership skills / previous experience managing a large transport team

• Must have expert communication skills

• A ‘Hands On’ attitude with previous experience of managing a transport operation.

• Must be able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.

• Be able to work as part of a team.

• Experience of coaching individuals to improve performance

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