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Transport Manager

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Posted: 04/08/2022

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Job Title: Transport Manager

Posting Location: Winsford CW7

Region: North West

Salary for Applicants: c.£37k

Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours per week), Monday to Friday.

Closing Date: Tuesday 16th August 2022

Job description:

Following a restructure, our client have a newly created vacancy for the role of Transport Manager. The successful candidate will report into the Head of Operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for the Transport Team and a mixed fleet of 10 vehicles, with the Transport Team Leader and the Senior Transport Co-Ordinator as direct reports. The purpose of the role is to effectively manage the transport activities , ensuring that health and safety, productivity, budgetary, legislative and customer requirements are met in an efficient and effective manner.

Key Accountabilities:

* Managing transport budgets and make savings where possible whilst being considerate to the environment

* Manage team development to maximise their contribution to success

* Continue to maintain compliance with and strive to improve the site FORS accreditation standard

* Manage vehicle maintenance contracts to ensure value and logistics service standards

* Collaborate with the sales team and mine management to provide accurate asset transfer, costs and uplift solutions

* Manage the planning of routes in a cost effective manner taking into account environmental impact

* Liaise with third parties for cost effective delivery as required

* Compliance with all Health and Safety standards

* Review and improve Transport department KPI’s and business targets

What you will need:

* Management of teams and budgets within a transport environment

* Excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills

* Strong interpersonal and coaching skills

* Be the appointed responsible person for the Goods Vehicle Operators Licence

* Must hold a current Transport Manager Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) at either National or International level

* Strong interpersonal, communication and organisational skills

* Customer focused with a problem solving mindset

* Degree qualified, or equivalent business experience

* Position will be subject to the applicant passing appropriate external vetting

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