Transport Manager

Avanti Solutions
Bristol (City Centre)
From £30,000 to £31,000 per annum plus staff discount, pension, life a
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Transport Manager required, Bristol, paying £30-31k, plus staff discount, pension, life assurance. Working hours are Sunday to Thursday, 8am – 4.30pm. The Role - Transport Manager · Manage a team of drivers, ensuring that the traffic operation runs smoothly. · Manage budgets. · Cost effective use of resources achieved through structured planning, own vehicles and sub-contract. ·Negotiate and maintain effective relationships with suppliers. · Liaise with Fleet Engineers and maintain checks on servicing records and all records on drivers relevant to Road Traffic Legislation. · Hold regular drivers meetings and circulate minutes from these. · Sign off all delivery schedules with Planning Manager and ensure all are achievable. · Ensure that all relevant paperwork and reports are accurate and meet specific deadlines. · Ensure service levels are met. · Work in conjunction with site H&S managers to improve safety of working environments. · Ensure that contractual service levels are met and strive to better them. The Person - Transport Manager · Transport experience at site management level is essential for this role. · National Certificate of professional Competence (CPC) · Strengths in transport scheduling and resource planning. · Excellent man-management skills. · Budgetary experience is essential. · Good, formal presentation skills. · Customer service, profit and cost focused. If you are an experienced Transport Manager who is interested in an exciting and new challenge, then please apply to Avanti Solutions (UK Ltd) or call Leona for a confidential discussion. This job was originally posted as