Head of Transport

Lynx Employment Services Ltd
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
04 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Lynx Employment Services are recruiting on behalf of our well established client based in Rotherham. Our client is a specialist in general haulage across the UK. Due to growth our client is now to recruit a full time Head of Transport, our client operates 24/7 , therefore a degree of flexibility is required. As the Head of Transport you will be required to work within the busy transport department. The role will involve the following Working as part of a team to optimise the company's vehicles efficiently, to provide a cost effective distribution service. Liaising with customers to ensure all operational requirements are met and defined performance standards and customer satisfaction is maintained to the highest level. Ensuring the location budget and plan is achieved through effective operational planning involving optimum use of own fleet, dedicated hauliers and spot hire hauliers. Effectively lead and motivate a team of LGV driver and transport personnel whilst providing appropriate development opportunities. Ensuring all operations are carried out in a safe and compliant manner having particular regard for Health & Safety and Operator's Licensing legislation. Ensuring maximum use of resources in a cost effective manner. Ensuring best practice Human Resources, Health & Safety Policies and legislative requirements are adhered to at all times. Communicating and liaising with other departments to ensure a smooth & effective operation. Carrying out general administration duties in line with transport legislation, company policies and procedures The candidate: A good standard of education and a strong work ethic coupled with the ability to operate effectively within a team environment. A proven track record in a transport background. Experience of supervising / managing a team. Have the ability to demonstrate good interpersonal and people management skills. National and International CPC holder. H old a valid driving licence Rewards: Excellent Base salary Generous holiday entitlement Pension On-site parking Opportunity to work for a well established growing organisation If you feel you have the skills and experience for this role and would like the opportunity to work for a fantastic organisation, please forward your CV for consideration. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66788972