Transport Manager

  • Grays, UK
  • £35,000 - £50,000 per annum
  • Permanent

Job Spec -

  • manage the development, performance and maintenance of the organisation's Transport & Plant to produce an efficient transport & plant service, maximising performance, value and profitability
  • ensuring that the transport team understands its duties and its role within the organisation
  • develop new initiatives and look for new ways to optimise the transport & plant service offering
  • meet targets and deadlines and those of the team
  • the smooth running of the transport and team
  • contribute to training and development of the team and organisation as a whole
  • maintain responsibility for performing all duties in compliance with related legal/statutory, regulations, professional duties, responsibilities and obligations, including insurances

Day to day responsibilities to include:

  • manage, direct and monitor the transport and plant service as well as the overall performance of the transport to increase efficiency and maximise service, performance, value and profit
  • day to day tasks such as route planning, resource allocation and management, driver supervision
  • effective liaison, support and assistance with the whole of the organisation
  • maintain and improve mechanisms for the operation of the transport, including surveying and measuring the satisfaction with the department and disseminate feedback to the appropriate internal entities
  • utilise agreed systems to manage the transport operation; servicing, analysis and documentation
  • direct the development of plans for transport to include management to achieve targets
  • developing plans for transport management and maintenance
  • support to all other departments with transport issues
  • appraise and manage performance, development, coaching and general support of all team members to ensure targets are met
  • reporting (content and format as agreed) on a monthly basis or as otherwise required
  • delegate authority and responsibility to team with supervision, accountability and review
  • manage and maintain contact and communications with internal and external "client/customers" to achieve, as applicable, best value and satisfaction.
  • set an example for team members and organisation as a whole of commitment, business process and activities, work ethics and habits and personal character
  • maintain accurate records
  • responsibly use resources and control expenses to meet budgetary controls
  • adhere to all organisation policies and procedures
  • interact and co-operate with all members of the organisation, its suppliers and customers
  • From time to time you may be expected to be part of special projects as are reasonably required of your job role.
  • You are responsible for your allocated workload and must meet all targets as agreed with your Line Manager. You must contribute towards the smooth running of the organisation generally.

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