Transport Manager

Location Leicester
Discipline: Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Contact name: Tony Croxford

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH9633_1654848149
Published: 21 days ago

This Industry renowned civil engineering company and one of the market leaders in its sector is continually expanding with the growth of the company mainly due to there exceptionally trained workforce. They are currently recruiting for a suitably qualified and experienced Transport Manager to join our friendly team across multiple sites in the South East. You can expect excellent training in a supportive and team orientated environment with good career prospects.
Reporting to the Area Manager, or General Manager within the region, and working under the guidance of the National Logistics Manager to identify and deliver improvements to road logistics safety, customer service, operating cost and sustainable logistics efficiency's. This role will focus on the implementation and execution of the National Road Logistics strategy. The Regional Logistics Manager will ensure compliance within their geographical region for:

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act (Road Haulage activity)
  • Road Traffic Act
  • Working Time Directive for Mobile Workers
  • EU Tachograph Regulations
  • Environmental Protection Act
  • Quality assurance to ISO 9001/2000
  • EN206
  • Discrimination
  • Any other relevant legislation

Whilst carrying out specific duties of the role ensure compliance with all appropriate company policies and / or standard procedures
Work alongside National Log Mngr and local teams to deliver optimised regional fleet profiles and capacity planning:

  • Provision of approved road hauliers to deliver the regional road logistics plan
  • Regional road logistics service provision and performance
  • Challenging the business on cost and efficiency performance (all businesses within the region)
  • Supporting the business to deliver efficiency plans (all businesses within the region)
  • Ensuring consistency for haulier consequence management (all businesses within the region)
  • Consistent application of haulier / driver rehabilitation (all businesses within the region)
  • Consistent and professional haulier engagement and development
  • Custodian of Road Logistics vehicle and haulier standards in the region (RMX)
  • Work collaboratively with regional operation teams to identify synergy and efficiency opportunities
  • Deliver agreed National Road load logistics service, cost and efficiency targets
  • Support new, inexperienced franchisees through induction materials and FORS accreditation
  • Monitor and manage ePOD/ telematic administrative and non-compliance issues
  • Provide logistics planning support on major infrastructure projects, e.g. HS2
  • Manage supplier service performance through internal systems and processes for incidents, complaints, company communications, special payment approvals
  • Review monthly haulier deduction variances with RMX Haulage administrator

? Logistics professional
? Certificate of Professional Competence
? Member of Professional institute
? Managed regional planning operation
? Managed cost and service performance
? Demonstrates Brand Values
? Self confidence
? Self motivation / initiative
? Selling and negotiation skills
? Information seeking / questioning techniques
? Interpersonal skills
? High level presentation skills
? Organisation and planning/time management
? Analytical skills
? Business and report writing skills
? Pragmatic
? IT literacy
? Strategic, Budgetary and Financial knowledge
? Managing people
? Coaching skills
? Industry knowledge
? Product knowledge
? Company structure, functions and relevant policies and procedures
? Competitor information- products and locations
? Geographical knowledge
? Customer knowledge
? System knowledge
? Transport Manager 3 Operator Licences
? E1 Driver and vehicle database update, cleanse
? MID Insurance data base
? CSRGT Surveys