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Transport General Manager

Clemence Rogers are currently working in partnership with our client in the recruitment of an experienced General Manager to join an established Transport Group at their Preston Depot.

  • Location: Preston
  • Salary: £50k-£60k
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 24 May 2019
  • Ref: 899056

# Transport General Manager, Preston £50-£60k

Clemence Rogers are currently working in partnership with our client in the recruitment of an experienced General Manager to join an established Transport Group at their Preston Depot.

# Key Responsibilities;

• Ensure Health & Safety is of the highest standard with key processes, measures and communications in place.

• Develop and direct the Office Team and Drivers to ensure an efficient and cost-effective operation.

• Identify and execute cost reduction projects, working alongside the Company directors.

• Full P&L responsibility for the business unit(s)

• Forecast workloads and ensuring correct staffing & vehicle requirements are in place to achieve productivity and efficient targets.

• Ensure timely analysis of productivity against agreed targets identifying improvement methods where applicable.

• Ensure timely analysis of customer performance identifying progress against targets, any trends and improvement steps required where appropriate.

• Participate in annual budget preparation and any relevant business tenders.

• Report regularly on a formal basis with regard to department productivity and profitability.

• Carry out regular site inspections and audits to check policies and procedures are being implemented and adhered to.

• Ensure full compliance with activities such as Drivers Hours (Tacho/WTD), FORS etc

• Meet performance targets for speed, efficiency, professionalism and resolution of all Transport enquiries

• Record statistics relating to performance and compliance, assist in the preparation of reports.

• Identify failure to meet any performance and compliance requirements and suggest process improvement/effect resolution proposals to occurring issues.

• Set objectives for wider team regularly reviewing with them (minimum quarterly).

• Undertake other duties and ad hoc projects as required by the business

# Ideal Candidate;

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role within the Transport and Logistics industry (preferably within Irish Sea operations)

• Must be CPC Qualified (National and International) with excellent knowledge of the latest Transport Legislation

• Experience of holding an O Licence

• An engaging people manager, who can support and develop the team in a positive and collaborative way. Be able to work with the complexities of managing people across multiple locations.

• Previous managerial experience within a fast-paced transport function

• An approachable and effective people Manager

• Computer literate

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