Role details

Fleet and Transport Manager

Chessington   •   £40,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity for an industry leading distributor
  • Based in the Chessington area

About Our Client

Our client are a industry leading business in their field and are looking to add a Fleet and Transport Manager to their Chessington operation.

Job Description

The Fleet and Transport Manager will be responsible for managing the transport operations (drivers and fleet) within the company financial and operational objectives ensuring legal compliance. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure that transport labour costs fall within budget.
  • Ensure all fleet overheads are at the level set within the monthly budgetary limits.
  • Monitor vehicle running costs and take appropriate actions when costs are above expected threshold
  • Ensure all customer deliveries are effected in the prescribed manner
  • Prepare and manage driver rotas to ensure trained cover for absence and appropriate vehicles are available
  • Ensure that vehicles are roadworthy and serviced in accordance with company procedures and manufacturers guidelines.
  • Ensure all documentation is filed in line with statutory requirements
  • Complete monthly Fleet KPIs by agreed deadline and monitor performance. Address issues and create remedial action plans.
  • Facilitate the completion of quarterly fleet audits and ensure issues are addressed through the execution of an action plan
  • Investigate customer services issues, provide prompt feedback and implement remedial actions to prevent similar issues
  • Ensure the department meets all Health & Safety requirements and team members are aware of their responsibilities.
  • Take appropriate steps to maintain investors in people accreditation, agreeing clear objectives for direct reports and monitoring performance through annual appraisal process as per company guidelines.
  • Take responsibility for all areas of people management for direct reports including coaching and nurturing talent and motivating the team through effective leadership
  • Provide coaching and guidance to colleagues in areas of responsibility

The Successful Applicant

The successful Fleet and Transport Manager will have the following:

  • Experience of working within a multi-drop environment is highly desirable.
  • Experience of managing large teams within a transport environment is essential.
  • Experience of managing managers as direct reports is also required.
  • Must have a good level of IT literacy.

What's on Offer

A competitive package.

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