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Transport Manager FTC

Slough, Permanent, Attractive Salary + Excellent Benefits (dependant on experience)
Reference: AJ0994

Our Client

Our client is rapidly expanding and innovative Waste Management Company providing a wide range of Waste and Recycling Services across the South of England.

Purpose and Responsibilities

Ace Recruitment has a fantastic opportunity for a Transport Manager to join one of the waste sectors leading family owned companies on a fixed term contract. Reporting directly to the Depot Operations Manager, the jobholder is responsible for assisting with the safe and efficient operation of the waste collection contracts and the defined areas of responsibility within the depot, including the management of the employees they are responsible for. The jobholder will ensure full compliance with all legislation regarding the Company’s activities and, in particular, the Company’s Goods Vehicle Operating Licence. The jobholder must make every effort to ensure, through their Transport Office staff, drivers and operatives, that all customers receive the required service on the due day by using and managing resources available to them.

Key Responsibilities


  • Working closely with the Contract Management team to ensure the contracts on the airportrun smoothly.
  • Attending monthly meetings with the Contract Management team and actioning points relating tothe airport.
  • In conjunction with the Contract Management team, developing initiatives and reducing costs forthe AirportContracts.
  • Assisting them to ensure that all Company Compliance, Health & Safety and HR policiesand procedures are complied with in a fair and consistent manner at alltimes.
  • Assisting them to maintain awareness levels of all employees regarding Health & Safetyand Security.
  • Assisting them to ensure all new personnel are trained and inducted appropriately at theearliest opportunity in line with CompanyPolicy.
  • Assisting them to ensure probation periods are meaningful and reviewed on time, identifying any areas of concern early on and taking the necessary corrective or disciplinary action in line with CompanyPolicy.
  • Assisting them to ensure attendance is regular and identifying and acting upon absences in linewith CompanyPolicy.
  • Assisting them to ensure that regular meetings/toolbox talks take place with employeesto encourage feedback and to share new ideas in a consistentmanner.
  • Assisting them to ensure that the Performance Related Bonus or weekly/monthly bonus schemeis operated fairly and consistently within the scope of rules that are currently in force and making the appropriate reductions where necessary using the correct form and ensuring the employee and Depot Operations Manager are notified of any deductionmade.
  • Assisting them to ensure that all mobile workers’ hours are managed and recorded strictly withinthe legal regulations inforce.
  • Assisting them to ensure all accidents and injuries are reported promptly and correctly and thatany follow-up actions are implemented in a timely way.
  • Identifying any training needs in liaison with the Health & Safety Manager or H&SAdvisor.
  • Assisting them to ensure that, in conjunction with the Fleet or Workshop Manager or vehicle hire companies, that all vehicles are checked and maintained in a fit and roadworthy condition at all times in accordance with the Company’s Goods Vehicles OperatorLicences.
  • Ensure that all drivers within the area of responsibility are given a thorough and proper debriefing at the end of their dailyshift.
  • Assisting them to ensure that the Depot is prepared at all times for any unscheduled checks and inspection by the Board of Directors, the Health & Safety Manager or any representative of a regulatoryauthority.
  • Ensure full compliance with all Company policies and procedures, including health and safety and employment.
  • Any other duties, such as ad hoc projects, as requested by the job holder’s manager or the Board of Directors that are within the skills and capabilities of the jobholder.

Person Specification

You’ll also have:

  • Confident communicator, both written and verbal, with employees andcustomers.
  • Computer and IT literate with a good understanding/working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and databases.
  • Good numeric skills to enable an understanding of budgets and manipulation of data for reporting purposes if required to.
  • Strong supervisory skills to assist with motivation of team in order to achieve success at thedepot.
  • Ability to move and change systems and processes within a growingbusiness.
  • Good cost-control skills to assist with ensuring budgets and targets aremet.
  • Strong judgement-makingskills.
  • Posses a sound working knowledge of current, and any upcoming, legislation that may affect the Company’s business i.e. Health & Safety, EU Drivers’ Hours and Goods Vehicles Operating Licensing and a good understanding of EmploymentLaw.
  • Track record of delivery of continuous improvement in the field of CustomerService.
  • Strong relationship-building and influencingskills.
  • Excellent interpersonalskills.
  • Practical hands-on approach, promoting a ‘can-do attitude’ from self andteam.
  • Understanding who the customer is and promoting excellent customer service skills through all depotpersonnel.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Waste/Recycling Sector Experience:  2 years minimum
  • Transport Management: 3 years minimum
  • Driving Licence
  • CPC Operator Licence



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 behalf.

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