PCV Transport Manager

  • by Advance Drivers Ltd
  • Location Towcester, Northamptonshire, UK
  • Salary £30,000 - £32,000 / year
  • 108 days ago
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Job Description:

Advance Logistics Support specialise in the supply and recruitment of quality drivers, transport and logistics personnel. We pride ourselves on our honesty, integrity, industry knowledge, experience and look for candidates that understand and believe in our values so in turn will be an asset to our customers…

We have an excellent opportunity with our client based in Towcester for a Transport Manager, to become part of their operation, committed to providing a first class service to their customers. Our client is a Travel and transfer specialist from Bus and coaches to executive cars and limousines. They need a Transport Manager with PCV experience to join their team.

You will be well organised and have a good head for figures and the ability to work with people at all levels.

Key Duties and Accountabilities (will include but not be limited to)

Allocating and managing staff resources according to changing needs of the operation with the ability to provide adequate cover at a planning level;

Ensure effective and efficient use of driver and vehicle resources.

Ensuring customer requirements are administered in a timely, controlled and recorded manner within the transport operation.

Complete periodic reviews of the delivery schedule in line with all customers strategic changes.

Ensure all vehicles are serviced and make sure they have MOT in line with requirements and all paperwork and systems updated in a timely manner.

Develop business by gaining new contracts, analysing logistical problems and producing new solutions.

Analysing data to monitor performance and plan improvements.

Promote effective and efficient standards of work, to comply with UK and EU laws and regulations and Health & Safety legislation

Uphold highest standards of Health & Safety ensuring all inductions and regular training is completed and logged.

Preparing and submitting various KPI reports.

Complete accident reports and can update risk assessments, contributing to a positive safety culture.

Required to help with Bus and another vehicle driving when needed

Key Experience and Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Driver Hours and WTD regulations
  • PCV Experience
  • Clean licence Cat D Licence
  • Ability to manage and lead people
  • Previous Management experience
  • CPC qualification
  • Good IT skills
  • Good understanding of Regulations.
  • Flexible and willing to assist the operation in other areas when needed including driving

Role Details

  • Monday – Friday - Days


  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Transport, Logistics
  • Years Experience 2+ years