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Transport Manager

15/01/19 Dublin Neg

Permanent full-time

This person will oversee the daily operational activity of the distribution depot, being responsible for managing a team, transport management and health and safety.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Operational responsibilities for the vehicle fleet, drivers and Garage facilities
  • Pro-actively manage and takes responsibility for Health & Safety issues and ensure legal compliance
  • Overseeing day-to-day challenges that may require immediate resolution to maintain service reliability
  • Visiting customer sites to carry out risk assessments
  • Manage staffing levels
  • Mentor, develop and train the team to improve efficiencies and meet individual, team and company goals
  • Participate in the hiring process of new employees
  • Acting to avoid personnel and trade union raised conflicts and resolve as required
  • Attend external industry related seminars and conferences
  • Focus on the continuous improvement of Depot operational performance
  • Design, implement & deliver KPIs, produce reports and other data to further drive efficiencies
  • On-call responsibility as well as availability for our out of hour incidents

Key Skills and Experience required:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role which will include experience with the direct responsibility for a team of drivers, garage facilities, vehicle fleet and associated budgets, preferably in a unionised environment
  • Mechanical experience with maintaining Diesel Trucks is a strong advantage
  • BSc Degree in Transport Management (Level 7) or Transport CPC or alternative level Logistics Qualification
  • Sound knowledge and experience in using IT systems
  • NEBOSH Certificate is a strong advantage
  • Dangerous goods transport (ADR) experience an advantage
  • Hold or working towards a CPC in Road Transport qualification
  • Customer facing logistics experience is an advantage
  • Results and customer oriented
  • Proven experience in managing a team in a unionised environment
  • Strong communication, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Commercially minded with financial acumen
  • Strategic thinker

Please apply by sending your CV to Josephine Wall at jwall@qsp.ie or call for more information.

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