Role details

Logistics Compliance Manager - Dangerous Goods

England   •   £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Exciting Opportunity
  • National Role

About Our Client

A leading national 3rd party logistics provider

Job Description

Dangerous Goods Advisor:

  • Managing compliance with legislation governing the identification, packaging and marking of dangerous goods for transport - maintaining currency in IMDG, ADR, UK, NI and Irish legislation
  • Ensuring locations that have vehicles that transport dangerous goods operating or parking, including workshops, meet the requirements of security needs.
  • Managing DfT Security Branch external audits of sites involved in transport of dangerous goods and providing support where required. Acting as the focal point with DfT.
  • Monitoring and recording all reports from sites where drivers are stopped at the roadside for a dangerous goods check by Police or VOSA and reviewing to ensure any failings are dealt with and enforcement action is managed to minimise exposure
  • Annual H&S audits for sites and operations involved in storage and transport of dangerous goods and maintenance operations
  • Development and maintenance of a corporate Security Plan, as required by ADR/UK regulation, for the transport of high consequence dangerous goods (HCDG)
  • Provision and management of Dangerous Load Cards to contracts transporting HCDG
  • Maintaining the Legal Register
  • Knowledge and understanding of COMAH Legislation and how it applies to current business and also advising Business Development on potential future business.
  • Collaboration with contract management and engineers to manage special requirements when purchasing and providing vehicles for the dangerous goods to be transported
  • The monitoring and reporting of the checking of equipment used in connection with the transport of dangerous goods to ensure it is, and remains, fit for purpose.
  • The investigation of and preparation of reports on serious accidents and implementation of measures to avoid recurrence
  • Verification and/or development of operational procedures and instructions to meet contract requirements but striving to develop wide processes that can be readily applied to new contracts.
  • Validation of verification procedures to ensure the presence on board the transport unit of the documents and safety equipment required in compliance with the regulations.
  • The preparation of an annual DG report
  • Managing the emergency response process and capability for the transport of dangerous and environmentally hazardous materials, products etc.
  • Maintain a comprehensive emergency response procedural manual
  • Manage a team of up to 6 Pager Holders on a rota who are the first responders to a call from NCEC
  • Managing the application and quality assurance of the Petroleum Driver Passport across the petroleum business to the requirements of SQA.


  • Development, maintenance and delivery of training courses covering, Transportation of dangerous goods to meet the requirements of DfT, ADR 1.3 and IMDG 1.3, Awareness of the risks inherent in the transport of dangerous goods including training interventions and communication, Spill management on sites, Emergency Response Base coordinator
  • Maintenance of training records
  • Validation that the training and assessment of petroleum drivers continues to be aligned to the requirements of the Petroleum Driver Passport scheme which are subject to audit by SQA.
  • Provision of training for contracts to enable them to manage an incident remotely whilst ensuring communication lines are maintained
  • Working with DECC and MOD to ensure there are sufficient trained MOD petroleum tanker drivers to offer a near full service in the event of disruption. The business carries out 10-12 courses per year.

External bodies:

  • To collaborate with, and act as point of contact for external bodies relevant to the industry including SQA, DODF and PDP
  • Acting as the Examination Secretary for the 5 year examinations

To head up and manage the group business continuity programme

The Successful Applicant


  • Current DGSA qualified, all categories
  • Strong level of experience in a DGSA role
  • Experience of managing storage and carriage of dangerous goods by road
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Able to communicate on all levels both internally and externally
  • Strong IT proficiency
  • Able to prioritise time working in a multi-site environment and manage/influence colleagues remotely
  • Able to combine a range of strategic and hands-on tasks and manage a diverse workload
  • Hold of full UK driving licence and willing to travel


  • Experience leading BCP or emergency preparedness
  • Experience working within the Logistics sector

What's on Offer

This is a national role with travel which can be based anywhere in the UK however there will be time spent in the South a couple of days per week.

£50K + car + package

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