Transport Manager

Job description

My client in the renewable energy space is looking for a Transport Manager to join there Dublin depot.

Duties of the job:

  • Responsible for the daily operations of the distribution depot, management of the team, transport management and health and safety.
  • Overseeing the HGV vehicle fleet, drivers and Garage facilities.
  • Ensuring all Health & Safety issues are ahered to.
  • Overseeing day-to-day challenges including systems, vehicle maintenance, access to sites, adverse weather and traffic conditions that may require immediate resolution to maintain service integrity.
  • Visiting customer sites to carry out risk assessments where deemed necessary.
  • Mentor, develop and train the team to improve efficiencies and meet individual, team and company goals.
  • Focus on the continuous improvement of Depot operational performance and identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Design, implement & deliver KPIs.
  • On-call responsibility as well as availability for our out of hour incidents.

Requirements of the job: 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role which will include experience with the direct responsibility for a team of drivers, garage facilities, vehicle fleet.
  • Transport Management (BSc degree) Level 7 or Transport CPC or alternative level Logistics Qualification.
  • NEBOSH Certificate is a strong advantage.
  • Dangerous goods transport (ADR) experience an advantage.
  • Customer facing logistics experience is an advantage.
  • Strong communication, problem solving and negotiation skills.
  • Strategic thinker.

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