Our well established client in Dover are seeking a highly experienced International Transport Manager to join the team.
Managing the Full Truck Load (FTL) Fleet Department (consisting of +100 trucks of 3
rd party traction hauliers ) and the Groupage department, ensuring that the DVI operational processes, procedures and company policies are adhered to.
Continuously assess staff performance and provide coaching and guidance to ensure maximum efficiency and high level of service, consistent with customer expectation, throughout the UK and Europe.
Profit & Loss responsibility for both departments
Commercial awareness of European Export and Import pricing to complete UK customer and Group tenders.
Provide ad hoc pricing based on Fleet costings or using Groupage tariffs for smaller shipments.
Management and monitoring of Fleet performance, providing weekly reports to Planners and Senior Management
Supervision and control of all aspects of the daily operation for both departments, ensuring that collection and deliveries are carried out as per customers instructions.
Timely and effective communication between all stakeholders (Internal and External)
Using own initiative to make decisions relevant to your areas of control
Holiday and Sickness Cover to be provided for the Transport Desks, when required
Any other tasks, as and when required
Promote company values and code of conduct when engaging with all relevant stakeholders
Adhere to company rules, policies and procedures constantly and encourage others to do the same
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of legislation impacting on your role where required
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and ensure that confidentiality is applied where appropriate
You must have:
Minimum of 3 years International Transport Management / Senior Planner
experience of 3rd party traction operations on full loads and also part load movements throughout the UK and EU
Minimum of 8 years International Planning experience with particular focus on own fleet / 3rd party traction operations
Able to communicate in another European language is desirable, but not essential
Able to compile and collate data
Proven experience in a people facing role
IT literate in Microsoft Office packages
Experience of leading a team &/or working towards a Level 3 Management or equivalent qualification
Salary £45000 – £55000 per annum DOE