National Transport Manager - Finished Vehicle Logistics

Xclusive Recruitment
West Bromwich
From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum OTE £80k+ plus car , laptop etc
07 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
The company A well-established transport and logistics company with daily services throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe. The role The main purpose of the role is to achieve the optimization of the linehaul operation. You will be responsible for ensuring our clients service levels are achieved in line with the annual budget set. You will ensure risk is effectively managed through compliance with all company policies including Health and Safety as well as operating within legal and regulatory requirements. You will input in an informed and accurate way into budgeting and forecasting for national performance and control costs in line with network size. With commercial acumen, you will recognise when investment needs to be made to support profitable business growth and ensure that the necessary resources are in place to enable the delivery of a lean network. Cost and waste reduction are also important to the role. You will monitor and support your team providing regular communications, encouraging feedback and contribution of ideas and initiatives. The applicant With previous experience of running a large operation with full responsibility and you will have proven success in achieving reductions of costs without affecting the operation. You will have experience in working in Finished Vehicle Logistics. With a good level of numeracy, verbal and written skills you will be educated to a minimum of 'A 'level or equivalent standard. Confident and articulate, commanding respect through knowledge experience and personal style, you will have a passion for service and strong customer focus. Thriving under pressure you will be capable of managing multiple priorities and working to critical deadlines and objectives. Your coaching and supportive leadership style balanced with an ability to drive performance to achieve objectives, will demonstrate previous success in leading and influencing teams. This job was originally posted as