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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   1 September 2020
  • Salary:   £35000 - £39500/annum
  • Location:   Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire
  • County:   Nottinghamshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212381449
  • Company:   CV-Library
Ensure that all operating licence undertakings are adhered to for drivers and management.

* Champion Health and Safety

* Align with the client to maintain product integrity and SOP’s.

* Lead, develop and inspire the team to deliver operational and customer service excellence.

* Provide a service to the customer that meets the targets of the business.

* Ensure effective communication processes are established and maintained for both external/internal customers

* Ensure the team is adequately trained and has on-going development opportunities.

* Utilise the current systems to manage operational KPI’s such as Tachograph infringements, WTD and driver behaviour through Microlise.

* Be involved in any projects that improve the contract and support the business strategy.

* Ensure drivers are de-briefed daily and any actions are dealt with in a timely manner and the information is relayed back to the individual and the Operations Manager.

* Ensure that holidays, absences and company policies are adhered to on a daily basis.

* Manage the drivers through agreed KPI’s and demonstrate improvements against agreed targets.

* To provide timely statistical reports to the senior management team and customer using available management information systems

* To monitor and ensure equipment is compliant with all current Road Safety legislation

* Ensure daily vehicle checks are completed and complete random spot checks.

* Producing transport compliance reports and driving improvements.

* Consistently strive to improve contract transport performance and suggest ways to do this with minimum impact to costs and the operation

* Conduct investigations into driver behaviour and vehicle incidents escalating as and when required.

* Completing and maintaining relevant records and documentation

* Recruit and retain drivers.

* Named Transport Manager on the O Licence and to ensure that all equipment is maintained in line with the business O licence under takings


* SKILLS/ Experience

Thorough and detailed understanding of vehicle compliance and O Licence requirements

Transport Manager experience of a large fleet

Good general proactive communicator

Financial awareness

Budget management and cost controls

Understanding of a telematics system and the benefits

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