National Transport Manager

GBP35000 - GBP45000 per annum +
04 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Nick Wadding
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Great opportunity for someone to take command of a Transport Operation and really make it their own.

Client Details

A growing FMCG business who are looking for an experienced National Transport Manager.


  • Proactively motivating the team to achieve planned targets and deadlines by providing guidance and encouragement;
  • Optimise cost savings and adherence to budget;
  • To ensure the operation achieves on time, accurate delivery, through effective use of the planning / scheduling information available;
  • To continually develop the department in order to provide a quality first class service to all customers;
  • To ensure the department operates within the legal constraints of the vehicle operators license;
  • Ensure the operation is fully compliant with legislation and company tachograph policy were applicable;
  • Ensure the operation complies with the Road Traffic Act;
  • Ensure the department complies with health and safety legislation;Ensuring transport financial performance is within budget;
  • Responsible for the continued development of the Transport Team including performance plans and reviews;
  • Accountability for health, safety and environmental requirements to operate the site;
  • To play a key role in the continual improvement of process/ methods of the sites operating procedures;
  • Liaise closely with other departments, building a detailed understanding of the warehouse and systems function;
  • Manage and conduct investigations, disciplinary and grievance hearings as required;
  • Manage the absence levels within the Transport team;


  • A proven track record within Transport Management is essential.
  • Previous experience within multi-drop transport is essential.
  • National/International CPC is preferable.
  • Good working knowledge of UK motorway network.
  • Need to be IT literate.

Job Offer

£35,000 - £45,000 + company car + additional benefits.