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Transport Manager

I am recruiting for a market leading, industry recognised Transport company who operate across the Midlands. My client has ambitious growth plans to continue to dominating the market.

My client requires a Transport Manager to oversee all of their Transport and Distribution needs from their Derbyshire operation, overseeing a fleet of 50+ vehicles and managing a headcount of c50 employees.

Description

The successful Transport Manager, based in Derbyshire will be responsible for;

  • Managing a team of up to 50+ drivers.
  • Ensuring the profitability of all transport movements.
  • Full fleet responsibility for up to 50+ vehicles.
  • Take responsibility for health and safety and the co-ordination of associated activities.
  • Overseeing a Transport Planning team.
  • FORS experience - advantageous.
  • Responsible for the compliance and maintenance of all vehicles
  • Coach and deliver a high performing team that works proactively to achieve key KPI's.
  • Ensure a thorough and compliant on boarding process of all drivers is delivered.

Profile

The successful Transport Manager, based in Derbyshire will;

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.
  • At least 3+ years' experience as a Transport Manager.
  • Managed a Transport operation of 40+ vehicles.
  • Hold a valid CPC National / International qualification - essential.
  • Prior experience of being named on an 'O' Licence - essential.
  • Experience of P+L responsibility of up to £3m.
  • A strong commercial mindset.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Has the ability to drive profitability of a transport operation.
  • Proven commercial ability is an advantage.
  • Is able to drive an excellence culture.
  • Live within a commutable distance of Derbyshire.

Job Offer

The successful candidate will receive;

  • Salary - £45,000 to £50,000
  • Company bonus.
  • Holiday package.
  • Pension contributions.
  • Plus additional company benefits.

Advertiser
Michael Page Logistics
Reference
14076150/001
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Derbyshire
Salary and benefits
+ Package
Salary
£45000 to £50000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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