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Regional Transport Manager

Dragon Recruiting


Ref: RP245-710

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Management of the execution of the transport operation, ensuring vehicle utilisation is maximised and service levels met
• Ensure the sites consistently meets the customer expectations in relation to service and quality, ensuring that operational processes & SOPs are followed consistently and that performance targets are achieved or exceeded
• Recruitment, management and development of drivers and transport management team including succession planning
• Ensure delivery of agreed budget /cost efficiency targets through effective financial management
• Compliance with company and local statutory obligations regarding working time legislation, operator licensing, Health and Safety and Quality Management
• Achievement of customer service levels in line with contractual agreement for Home Delivery
• Ensure that the Company’s health and safety policies and obligations are adhered to and that all Safe Systems of Work are adhered to
• Ensure compliance with road transport legislation
• Lead and develop the transport team whilst promoting a positive environment of continuous improvement
• Achievement of customer service levels in line with contractual agreement for Home Delivery
• Preparation of KPI's in line with customer and company requirements for weekly quicks calls with the customer
• Ensure all Fleet Management and Vehicle Maintenance issues are dealt with in a timely and efficient manner
• Responsibility for all issues relating to Health & Safety and the Environment for internal and external customers
• Is focused on identifying and meeting customer needs and acts to establish a successful long-term business partnership with internal and external customers using effective communication
• Works with team / colleagues to ensure plans, processes and activity are aligned to customer needs
• Solves customer issues in a timely and responsive manner
• Builds an effective relationship with the customer
• Works with the contract leadership team as necessary
• Works with union officials effectively
• Works with the HR Business Partner, HR Resolution Managers, People Services and Resourcing Centre on HR topics as appropriate
• Develops effective vendor relationship management with all relevant suppliers
• Ensure compliance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and follows site policies in the management of absence and performance, recruitment
• Looks for ways to continuously improve and delivers operational continuous improvement using first choice methodology
• Contributes to an environment where all colleagues stand up for their ideas and where the status quo can always be challenged for the better
• Provides effective leadership of the FLM's and encourages effective cooperation among team members and between teams to inspire and achieve high standards of performance
• Ensure that all employee relations issues are identified quickly and dealt with effectively to ensure high levels of employee satisfaction and engagement
• Regular reviews on a 121 basis with direct reports and manage performance as appropriate
• Plan and deliver FLM and Colleague succession through the agreed review process
• Continuous improvement of employee engagement and the employee survey results

• Attractive Salary Package


• Experience in a Supply Chain business is essential 2 years’ experience managing teams is essential 2 years in transport management role is desirable
• Knowledge and experience of Transport legislation GCSE/O Level or equivalent Secondary Level is essential
• Transport operations qualification (CPC National and International) is essential

About the Company

Dragon Recruiting is a leading international staffing and recruitment company, head-quartered in London, with further offices all over the globe. Our clients range from numerous well known UK and international businesses. We also represent a wide range of less well known clients - helping them to find staff for their businesses around the world.

As an international recruitment agency, our clients benefit from a vast network of human resource specialists who attract, cultivate and connect organisations to talent in both global and local markets. Our unrivalled

scope of services and global reach allow us to share candidates and roles across borders. With greater coverage and tools, we can ensure our clients and candidates all get the best outcome for their recruitment needs.

With experience of over 3 decades we are recruiting more than 10,000 workers annually to and from the UK, USA and the Middle East and several other Asian countries. We specialize in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

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