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Transport Manager in a national logistics firm - competitive salary + great benefits package

Your new company
A national leader in the British logistics industry is seeking an experienced Transport Manager to lead and manage their busy transport operation in Merseyside. The company has faced expansion and continued growth and as such, requires a driven and enthusiastic individual to join the team.

Your new role
You will have a pivotal role to play in the company's 24/7 transport operation - it's super busy and requires an excellent management approach. You will have responsibility for health & safety, service delivery, cost management, people management and KPI activity. Ultimately, you will be responsible for the efficient and effective running of all transport operations. You will develop and implement an employee engagement strategy to develop a motivated team around you. In the role, you will also have budgetary control and will get involved with recruitment/training in the Transport department.

What you'll need to succeed

As mentioned above, this company operates on a 24/7 basis, so you need to be flexible - whilst it is a day based role, you may be expected to work some evenings & weekends to accommodate the needs of the business. In summary, you must have the below to be considered for this position:

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar capacity within a large transport/logistics operation
  • Extensive understanding of transport legislation
  • Experience of working in a unionised environment
  • Negotiation skills
  • Be customer and commercially focused
  • Ability to deliver change
  • Deliver difficult conversations, such as disciplinary, conflicts etc
  • Possess a National AND International Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)

What you'll get in return
A competitive salary up to £60,000 plus a car allowance and a discretionary bonus. You will also receive a company pension and a competitive holiday allowance. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful logistics firms.

What you need to do now
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pension, car allowance, benefits
£45000 to £60000 Per Annum
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