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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   6 September 2018
  • Salary:   £35000 - £40000/annum £35k - 40k per year
  • Location:   Sheerness, Kent
  • County:   Kent
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   208569289
  • Company:   CV-Library

Key accountabilities:

Maintain and implement policies, processes and procedures

Fleet maintenance including maintaining the vehicle inspection schedule and the defect process

Efficient management of all vehicle and trailer maintenance providers

Fully investigate non compliance and service failures, and take corrective action to address these promptly where required

Ensuring vehicles are fit for purpose, properly maintained to standards exceeding VOSA requirements

Collate operational KPI information

Full Driver Management including agency drivers

Ensure staffing levels are maintained to meet operational requirement

Ensuring the operation runs efficiently whilst maintain high standards of Health, Safety and Security

Ensure that all drivers are correctly and fully trained in all relevant legislation and operational responsibilities

Ensure that you operate the Transport department within budget

Manage driving licence compliance for all drivers and undertake routine checks

Management of vehicle related accidents and any insurance claims

Efficient planning of vehicles and drivers work schedule without compromising legal compliance and service

Optimise vehicle utilisation

Liaise with customers and other depots – maintain a high level of customer service with both internal and external customers


Good working knowledge of the transport industry

Strong people management skills

Legal compliance awareness

International CPC

KPI aware

Health and safety conscious

Results driven - desire to succeed

Adaptable, flexible, change-maker, continuous improvement

Great communication and organisational skills

Attention to detail and the ability to prioritise tasks

Knowledge of transport software systems would be advantageous but not necessary as training will be provided

Good geographical knowledge

Normal hours: Monday-Friday, some weekend work may be required

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