We are looking for 2 experienced Transport Managers (1 permanent / 1 fixed term 12 months) to manage our Fleet of Large Goods Vehicles & be an integral part of implementing our new Operator Licence strategy which takes us towards obtaining ‘Earned Recognition’ status. This is a fantastic opportunity to deliver real change in the way we do business, to implement new processes, policy & to work collaboratively throughout the business finding mutually beneficial ways forwards. There will be 2 Transport Managers covering England with a North & South geographical responsibility, managing our 6 Operator Licences between them. Line management of drivers is not within the remit of this role at present.
North region composition
North West, North East & East Operator Licences
60 Vocational drivers
27 Operating centres
South region composition
West Midlands, West & London / South East Licences
41 Vocational drivers
21 Operating centres
In addition to the core undertakings of a Transport Manager as defined by the Office of the Traffic Commissioner, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate continuous effective control of the 3 licences and be guided by the below principals:
• Maintaining & improving compliance of our LGV fleet by working in collaboration with our maintenance provider and Defra Group Fleet Services Contract Management team, whilst effectively communicating with our Vocational Driver & Team Leader community.
• Placing Health & Safety at the core of all activities, decisions & values.
• Championing continuous improvement by implementing new systems and technologies to support the Operator Licence.
• Staying at the forefront of all industry updates & defining implementation solutions to support our organisational ambitions.
You will be a qualified CPC holder with recent relevant experience in the post of a Transport Manager, with a demonstrable history of previous experience and a demonstrable upkeep of Continuous Professional development (CPD). This is to be accompanied by a record of good repute and compliance, evidenced within the last 5 years & no pending Traffic Commissioner investigations. You will have a high level of current understanding in regards to legislation within the industry and have the ability to translate future requirements into tangible plans. The Environment Agency currently operates under Domestic rules.
Preferred locations for these roles would be in the vicinity of, but not limited to: Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham, Peterborough, Bristol, Reading, London. Birmingham. Travel & overnight stays will be required within the area of responsibility & Peterborough also being the Operator Licence administration hub location.
For further information on this role please contact Terry Dovey – [email protected]
Closing date: 13 June 2021.