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Job Summary

We are working with a leading logistics organisation looking for a Assistant Transport Manager to join the team based in Essex.

You will be reporting to the Transport Manager and have a direct responsibility for day-to-day management and supervision of the company drivers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside the Transport Manager to ensure targets are being achieved
  • Ensure all legal compliance is in conjunction with the Fleet team
  • Supervision of drivers
  • Oversee and manage the driver recruitment process
  • Ensure all HR files are maintained and up to date
  • Liaison with the Planning team leader to fulfil customer demand
  • Be one of the main point of contact for driver issues
  • Responsible for vehicle and license checks
  • Management and identification of training needs
  • Liaison with training providers
  • Implement safety and quality standards
  • Be involved in disciplinary management, safety forums and driver holiday management
  • Be responsible for driver performance
  • Oversee Tachograph management
  • Assist in conducting investigation and disciplinary procedures
Experience Requirements:
  • Background within a Freight/Logistics environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Transport Manager CPC desirable
  • Confident managing a large team of drivers
  • Experience in driver legislation such as Tachograph
  • Experience working within a unionized environment is advantageous

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Job Summary

Reference: 11619

Location: Thurrock, Essex, United Kingdom

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 07 Jan 2021