Transport General Manager

Northampton Permanent £90,000 - £95,000 per year
  • Leading 3PL Provider
  • Great opportunity to be part of a major growth journey

About Our Client

Michael Page Logistics have exclusively partnered with an exciting client who are a 3PL business, supporting their search for a Transport General Manager, operating one of of their key contracts in the UK.

They are an easily recognisable, innovative, and growing company, attracting various blue-chip clients along the way. This role will give the successful candidate a chance to truly flourish within a challenging, demanding, but rewarding environment with lots of room to progress along the way.

Job Description

The Transport General Manager role will require the individual to:

  • Report to the Head of Transport or equivalent.
  • Manage a team of 300+ indirect heads through 6 direct reports.
  • Own full budgetary responsibility for £50m+.
  • Manage customer relationships end to end.
  • Manage Safety, legal and policy compliance including fleet audit compliance, Ops Ex standards compliance and delivery of a safe operation through the achievement of H&S standards and KPIs.
  • Accountable for people development and performance management within the operation.
  • Be commutable to Northampton.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the Transport General Manager role will have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background - Essential
  • Been responsible for a budget of circa £50m - Essential
  • Be Degree educated (or similar) - Advantageous
  • Have worked in 3PL environment previously - Essential
  • Managed Multiple customers previously - Essential
  • Managed open and closed book contracts - Essential
  • Been responsible for a fleet of over 300 vehicles - Essential
  • Possess a high level of commercial acumen - Essential
  • A minimum of 5+ years Logistics experience at an equivalent level previously - Essential.
  • Have managed in excess of 400+ employees previously - Essential
  • CPC - Essential
  • Be results driven and commercially minded - Essential
  • Be commutable to Northampton.

What's on Offer

This role offers:

  • Salary - £90,000 - £95,000
  • Car allowance
  • Plus a SLT package including bonus
Luke Diggs
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Phone number
07773 668117

Job summary

Job function
Transport Management
Transport & Distribution
Contract type
Consultant name
Luke Diggs
Consultant phone
07773 668117
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