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Transport/Fleet Manager

  • Job added:   25 May 2019
  • Salary:   £24 - £26/annum
  • Location:   Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • County:   West Yorkshire
  • Job Type:   Contract
  • Reference:   210104489
  • Company:   CV-Library
First Choice Recruitment is looking for Transport/Fleet Manager to cover maternity leave for 1 year.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Director, as Fleet Manager you’ll take legal responsibility for our company vehicle fleet. As our go-to transport expert, you’ll provide advice to departmental and senior managers, whilst ensuring compliance with all legislation and regulations.

This is a varied role and responsibilities include:

* Day to day management of Company cars, vans and HGV’s,

* Monitor legal compliance and take action against areas of non-compliance,

* Arranging and monitoring SMRs across the fleet,

* Ensuring driver competency including driver training and eligibility to drive,

* Ad-hoc reporting and project work,

* Effective claims management – liability decisions, court papers, monitoring/analysis of claims reserve,

* Work cross functionally with all areas of the business ensuring correct information/advice is provided,

* Incidents & accidents dealt with efficiently and investigated where required,

* Keeping up good relations with suppliers and manufacturers,

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in multi-site transport management, preferably within the retail sector and/or in materials distribution.

* A CPC Transport Management Qualification is essential;

* NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Heath would be desirable;

* Detailed understanding of Transport Operations is essential;

* Process driven approach and excellent attention to details;

* Excellent people management and co-ordination skills;

* Have a logical, organised and process driven approach

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