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Area Transport Manager

Bristol , Permanent, £45K + Car
Reference: AJ0568

Role:             Area Transport Manager
Salary:         45K
Location:       Bristol
Ref:              AJ0568

About Us
At Ace Recruitment we specialise in the Waste Management and Recycling Sector. We offer bespoke waste management recruitment solutions and provide an excellent service for our candidates. Ace Recruitment offers a range of Waste management jobs and positions all the way up to Director level, not only for permanent positions but also for temporary waste management and contract jobs too.

The Client
Our client is a leading Aggregates, Construction Waste and Haulage company based and operating through the South of England.

Roles and Responsibilities
We are currently looking for an experienced Area Transport Manager to be based in our clients Bristol office. As Area Transport Manager, you will report to the Directors and be responsible for the overall performance of our South West regional business unit – comprising of over 40 x bulk haulage HGV’s and drivers, a Transport Supervisor, Sales Manager and a large network of material and waste disposal suppliers.
This role will require varied working hours and travel.

Your duties include

  • Responsible for overall business unit performance
  • Ownership of safety performance – incidents and accidents
  • Set objectives and measure relevant financial and operational KPI’s to report to Directors
  • Manage, develop and support your team of 2 employees to meet objectives
  • Responsible for compliance and wellbeing of wider operational employees (40+)
  • Responsible for business assets – office, facilities, equipment, vehicles etc.
  • Maintain business unit and fleet compliance – regulatory bodies include VOSA, Environment Agency and Local Authority
  • Directly liaising with customers and suppliers where escalated involvement is required (high value OR issue
  • resolution)
  • Ad-hoc project management – specifically in construction/land engineering
  • Work closely with head office functions to support growth plans, such as marketing, finance and operations

Experience/Qualifications Required

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • 5+ Years experience within, or supplying to, the construction industry
  • 2+ Years in an operations/Transport management position
  • NEBOSH Qualification or similar (relevant experience will be considered)


  • Understanding of WRAP aggregate Protocol
  • Understanding of aggregate specifications – Such as ‘Specification for Highways Works’
  • Experience in landfill, land engineering and/or quarrying
  • Understanding of construction plant and machinery
  • ILM Qualification

Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.
By applying for this position, the job seeker, authorise Ace Recruitment to represent you to clients and seek work on your behalfDue to a high volume of applications we can only make contact with successful applicants.

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