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Transport Manager

Transport Manager

Job Title: Transport Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rochester, Kent
Industry:
Salary: Up to £44000 per annum
Reference: 13050_1549013953
Contact Name: Gemma Nixon
Contact Email: gnixon@astutetechnical.co.uk
Job Published: February 01, 2019 09:39

Job Description

Transport Manager

Rochester- Travel to London

Waste Management

Up to £44,000

Introduction

We are currently looking to recruit a Transport Business Manager to join one of the UK's leading provider of environmental solutions, offering a full range of recycling and waste management services across the country. Working as the Transport Manager, you will be responsible for managing the collections activities across the West Kent and London areas and will be tasked with ensuring all collections are carried out safe, professional and timely manner, monitoring KPI and financial targets to maximise collection rates and productivity across the sites. This role will focus on the commercial side of waste collections.

The Job

Working as the Transport Business Manager, you will be responsible for…

  • Maximising collection rates, productivity and efficiency to ensure that all targets and objectives are met and exceeded.
  • Monitoring commercials such as KPI targets, performance management and budget planning as well as maximising revenue, controlling costs and forecasting.
  • Allocating and controlling vehicles and drivers, including subcontractors, to meet operational requirements and day to day targets.
  • Ensure a cost effective and quality service is carried out at all times, identifying opportunities for business growth where appropriate.

This role will cover our sites in London and West Kent, so a willingness to travel is essential.

The Candidate

To be considered for this position, you will be expected to have:

  • A proven track record of managing a Logistic operation and fleet activities successfully.
  • A background working to deliver commercial targets and a focus on the financial side of the business
  • Previous experience of customer experience management and strategy.
  • Experience of preparing budgets, forecasts and month end reports
  • Full CPC National for road transport and IOSH managing safely or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of road transport and relevant environmental legislation

What's on offer

  • Basic salary up to £44,000
  • Company car
  • Competitive Package

How to apply

To apply, please call Gemma Nixon on 02392 222 964 or send a copy of your CV to gnixon@astutetechnical.co.uk

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.