Head of Transport Planning

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Northampton, Northamptonshire | Ref: BBBH21206

£65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits

Head of Transport Planning
£65,000 - £80,000 + Car Allowance

Role Profile
A growing retail business with operations across the UK has engaged Cast UK to source a dynamic Head of Transport Planning, based out of their site in Northampton but will involve travel across the network. You will be responsible for overseeing the Transport Planning team consisting of Planners and a large fleet of vehicles and drivers; as well as strategic development of the transport function across the network. Core duties will include; Load Building, Route/ Network Planning, and Resource Management.

Skills & Experience

  • You will be an experienced Transport / Planning professional with strong people skills.
  • Ideally from a 3PL, retail or FMCG background you will thrive on working within a fast paced and ever changing environment.
  • You will have experience of managing teams across a complex transport network
  • You will be an excellent man manager and have strong IT, numeracy, and communication skills.
  • Experience of using various transport management and planning systems
  • Lead and execute continuous improvement plans across the planning function
  • Proven track record of team development
  • Ensure transport compliance in-line with legislation and company policies
  • You will have a strategic and operational background, with a proven background din implementing and executing projects.

Client information
Our client is a growing retail business. The role is based at their Northampton operation but will travel across their network.

£65,000 - £80,000 + Car Allowance

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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