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Transport Manager

£35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
ROC Operations
27-10-2023 01:31 PM
Nigel Bewsher
The Transport Manager will support the Fleet Manager, Operations
Managers, and Contract Managers, in day-to-day transport compliance and
with fleet-related operational needs. The primary focus of the role is to
ensure that:
* Transport operations are safe, legally compliant, and conducted in
line with statutory guidelines.
* Operator License regulations are fully obeyed.
* policies are fully implemented and respected.
* Transport and fleet KPIs are achieved
Key Responsibilities:
Responsibilities and duties will include, but will not be limited to:
* Being the named Transport Manager on Operator License
* Managing day-to-day Operators License compliance, including but not limited to:
o Managing drivers' hours reports
o Daily drivers defect reports.
o Collecting and managing compliance documents
o Monitoring vehicle weights
* Provide training to drivers, Supervisors and Managers on all aspects of transport
* Carry out and record random driver and vehicle checks.
* Manage/monitor Supervisor random driver and vehicle checks.
* Monitor and update electronic fleet compliance system
* Manage the "wall" maintenance planner.
* Gather transport-related data, managing and analysing results (including financial
* Create and manage tachograph analysis and drivers' hours data systems.
* Supply transport/compliance and financial data to Fleet and Operation Managers
* Manage and produce transport related reports.
* Liaise with vehicle manufacturers.
* Manage the local relationship with Contract Hire or Repair & Maintenance
* Review and challenge (where necessary) Contract Hire or Repair & Maintenance
provider's invoices and charges (data and cost analysis required)
* Liaise with maintenance, compliance, and training suppliers.
* Support, train, guide and manage Operation Teams on transport and compliance
* Liaise with and support Health & Safety representatives in all matters relating to Fleet
operations and vehicles.
* Review internal systems to identify actions to improve compliance and finances
(damages, maintenance, tyres, and other cost analysis)
* In-depth accident investigation, providing guidance and training relating to accidents,
and liaising with the HR Department in respect of any potential disciplinary action to
be taken against staff members.
* Liaise with insurance providers and keep up-to-date records relating to insurance
claims and investigations.
* Traveling between sites and operating centres to support wider Urbaser operations
when required.
Urbaser Ltd
* Analyse vehicle damage, tyre damage, vehicle telematics, relevant other data, and
identify trends and root causes
* Provide corrective driver training
* Carry out internal fleet and transport audits, and create and maintain all local
transport/compliance reports
* Seek to improve fleet and transport efficiency, reducing fuel consumption and
associated emissions
* Trial new vehicles and provide written reports on productivities and performance
Essential characteristics:
Required skills, qualifications, abilities, and experience includes, but is not limited to:
* Transport Manager Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
* Highly motivated individual with good work ethic
* Strong and demonstrable experience in transport and HGV operation environment
* Proven track record of working to defined service KPIs
* Previous people and driver management experience
* Excellent administration skills and highly organised
* Attention to detail
* Excellent English (verbal and written) communication skills
* Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams) etc.
* Positive attitude and ability to work in a multicultural environment
* Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
* Full Category B driving license
* Ability to travel for work when required
* Honest and trustworthy
* Able to work in a team or under own supervision
Desirable characteristics:
Desirable skills, qualifications, abilities, and experience includes, but is not limited to:
* Waste industry experience
* Category C driver license
* ADR License
* NEBOSH, IOSH, or equivalent health and safety qualification(s)
* Experience using VehoCheck vehicle compliance and fleet management software

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