Assistant Transport Manager

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Bicester, Oxfordshire | Ref: BBBH17427

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits

Assistant Transport Manager
£30,000 -£35,000 Circa + Benefits

Role Profile
Our client, who is the market leader within their specialism, is looking to recruit an Assistant Transport Manager for their operation based in Oxford. Reporting into the Transport Manager you will be responsible for managing driver despatch, lead drivers, routing, all administrative functions. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage and motivate team to ensure service excellence both internal and external.
  • To ensure that all new drivers from the start of their induction through to their completion of their probation are engaged and that all relevant documentation is completed,
  • Ensure Company Health and Safety procedures are carried out and that all drivers adhere to driving legislation always.
  • Ensuring all administrative functions and deadlines are achieved accurately, such as Month end fuel recording, Daily Km's Driven, Purchase Orders, uniforms etc
  • Reviewing and improving productivity through effective provision of planning information
  • To maintain all documentation and ensure compliance with legal requirements in regard to transportation, Food Safety, Health & Safety and Environment.
  • Cost effective utilization of vehicles and management of vehicle maintenance
  • Development of transport team/operation
  • Incident and accident investigation
  • Ensure effective communication with internal departments resolving all operational issues

Skills and Experiences
To be successful in this role you'll have very strong people management and development skills and be able to build strong relationships with other departments. Be inquisitive, innovative, getting people on board, good listener and able to convey information to all levels. Also to be able to work in a fast paced environment, juggle many task daily and act on information to improve service internally and externally.

Our Client
Our client is the market leader within their specialism.

£30,000 -£35,000 Circa + Benefits

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