Transport Manager

Recruiter
Jark PLC
Location
Worcestershire
Salary
28000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
09 Nov 2017
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
My client based in the Worcestershire area is looking to recruit a Transport Manager to manage all aspects of the transport operations, drive efficiencies and cost reductions whilst enduring home and store deliveries meet and exceed customer expectations.

The principal accountabilities for this role include

- take responsibility for the management of all transport related operations working closely with other departments
- engage and work with the Group Risk department to ensure full compliance
- manage companies Operators License to ensure full compliance
- Develop effective management reporting and KPI's
- manage third party vehicle supplies to ensure schedules are met and costs are controlled
- Day to day management of third party logistics providers
- to help and develop team leaders, planners and drivers
- Ensure all processes and procedures are adhered to across the department
- assist in preparing transport budget ensuring budget is monitored and delivered
- constant review of the planning process ensuring continual improvement
- contribute to other projects within the group

The principal competencies include

- Be prepared to take initiative and make decisions and judgements when required
- Effective communication with internal and external stakeholders
- hold meetings that are concise with clearly defined action plans
- allocate resources efficiently and manage time to achieve objectives
- Assume control over people, processes and tasks to ensure compliance
- Resolve conflict and ensure appropriate team work to achieve common goals
- Identify tasks to be carried out to achieve maximum results
- Utilisation of people to ensure they reach maximum potential
- Strong commercial awareness
- Ability to identify opportunities
- demonstrate an ability to cope under pressure or difficult opportunity.

This is an opportunity to join a leading organisation in its sector and work with a strong team that is already in place. The salary on offer is between GBP28,000 and GBP33,000 DOE.