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  • Job added:   6 September 2018
  • Salary:   £32000/annum shift allowance
  • Location:   Slough
  • County:   Berkshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   208555683
  • Company:   CV-Library
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Our client a global leader in the aviation services industry based in Colnbrook has a new and exciting opportunity for a Transport Manager

Based in Colnbrook

Transport Manager

The role:

UK Linehaul is an integral part of the UK service structure that ensures the UK is providing an end-to-end performance of 96% or greater at the lowest unit cost possible through maximizing productivity of its assets. This role will develop & manage UK south trunking operations, while keeping direct operating costs in line with activities. Maintaining end-to-end operating service levels within a 15-minute tolerance

Specific Role context

To manage, develop and improve UK linehaul and transport operations for both UK Aviation and DHL International UK Ltd. Driving change and cost reductions while maintaining the highest levels of productivity, efficiency, service and compliance to Network process, legal regulations and policies.

To manage all day to day transport operations.

To hold the site operating license for heavy goods vehicles and be the direct liaison with the relevant authorities.

These will be against set standards and targets, and will require the definition and implementation of actions and plans to improve this performance.

Must be able to lead, manage, motivate and communicate effectively to all levels of Operations staff within his/her facility and also communicate effectively and professionally with all external contacts & customers at all levels

Key focus on achieving service excellence within agreed service levels and cost while maintaining a strong customer facing position and driving improvement in customer satisfaction and performance


University degree in a technical or business discipline.

Post graduate Business Management qualification (MBA)

* Excellent operational process knowledge
* Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent knowledge of computer applications
* Good at establishing working relationships and developing personal contacts
* Strong personal influencing and consultative skills
* Project management skills
* Good analytical and commercial awareness
* Self motivated with good judgment and decision making qualities
* Strong Negotiation skills
* Knowledge of transport related legislation


Experience as a Transport Manager or similar is essential.

Proven experience in Operations/Logistics or similar

Experience of successfully managing a budget in excess of £15m

Transport Manager International CPC Profile:

The successful candidate must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:


Ability to work independently and use own initiative

Respectful professional approach toward co workers and external suppliers and clients

Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

Be flexible in approach

Demonstrate sound work ethics

Team player

Excellent interpersonal skill


* £31,000 +shift allowance
* Sunday to Thursday
* 14.00-23.00

Interviews are being held on a one to one basis WC 3rd & 10th September at our clients premises in Colnbrook

If you would like to apply do not hesitate apply today

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