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Transport Manager

  • Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
  • Type: Full Time
  • Region: UK - East Midlands
  • Town/City: Derbyshire
  • Posted: 11/01/2017
  • Reference: 65615_1484155377

ApplyJob Description

TRANSPORT MANAGER (£32,000 to £38,000 dependent on experience)


You will be working for one of the UK's largest social housing organisations, giving you a great opportunity to enhance your career and CV

Job Role

You will be responsible for maintaining the organisations fleet of approx 170 light goods commercial vehicles utilised by mobile operatives based at multiple hub locations.

You will ensure all health and safety, legal, operational and maintenance requirements are met in respect to both drivers and vehicles.

You will ensure the business remains compliant with all regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures.

You will be responsible for the development of specification and ordering of new fleet vehicles.

You will manage the vehicle allocations, including temporary hires, deliveries, collections, accidents, Fuel Cards and repairs.

You will ensure all aspects of maintenance (tyre checks, servicing, MOT etc) is compliant to the maintenance manual and the Law.

You will make sure all fleet assets and drivers have a full audit trail with all paperwork and systems updated in a timely manner.

It will be your responsibility to investigate all accidents and complete all accident reports.


You will have previous experience in a similar role with a proven track record on managing a fleet if vehicles is essential.

You will have demonstrable knowledge of necessary legal compliance and legislation.

You will have an ability to think logically, work flexibly and make decisions quickly.

You will be able to work and communicate effectively with individuals at all levels.

IT skill are essential for this role as you will need to create reports, analyse date and administer vehicle tracking/analytic system.

You must be ROSPA accredited and have a full UK driving licence.

It would be desirable that you have a recognised Fleet Management Qualification (FMQ)

What to do next...

If you are interested in this role please contact Lee Sanderson at Barker Ross on 0115 9416 326

We manage roles across public sector and maintenance services ranging from maintenance roles to surveying and housing management and we are keen to speak to good candidates for permanent and temporary recruitment.

If this is not the ideal role for you but you are interested in roles of this type please do not hesitate to give me a call or email your CV to me.


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Recruitment only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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