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Assistant Transport Manager

Our client is a global transport and logistics company, operating in over 90 countries worldwide. We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Transport Manager to be based in the Hayes office in Middlesex
Your role will involve closely assisting, supporting and liasing with the Transport Manager in all aspects of transport operations and will deputise for him in the absence of the Manager.

You will assist in completing management reports, reviews and budget control accounts and identify areas for change or improvement
Ensure aviation security compliance for all transport staff and drivers and assist in the continuous review and ongoing training of all Transport staff. Create and review existing Transport policies procedures and processes whilst adhering to ISO compliance guidelines.

In order to apply for this role, you will previous managerial/supervisory experience within a Transport department gained from wiring for a freight forwarder.
You will have knowledge of the Freight forwarding industry, Air, sea and road freight in the UK and Europe.
Yu will ideally hold an International CPC qualification.

You will be an effective communicator and able to build good working relationship with other sites, senior and departmental management
Good network of customers and 3rd Party Transport suppliers with confidence to develop business from existing customers and new clients in partnership with the sales team.
You will be PC Literate, AS400, Microsoft packages and have a knowledge of transport management systems such as roadrunner.

Flexible to be on call outside hours when necessary ( as back up for the Transport Manager)

Between £32K pa up to £35K per annum dependant upon experience and qualifications
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:30 (1 hour unpaid for lunch) i.e. 37.5 hours per week
Max 30 hours paid overtime at time and a half, which has to be pre-authorised .Flexibility to work O/T as and when business requires
20 days holiday per annum increasing to 25 days after having completed 5 years service.(Holiday year 1 Jan - 31 Dec)
4 x annual salary Life assurance
Pension auto enrolment after 3 month of employment 4% ee 5% er (can opt out and rejoin at anytime)
Dependant upon being a pension member and remaining in the scheme after having completed 1 full tax year with Company , employee will be invited to join the private healthcare scheme.
Non contractual Christmas bonus variable dependant upon Company profit


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- London and M25, London, Middlesex
Benefits:£32-35k basic salary; paid overtime; 20 days holiday rising to 25; life assurance; pension; private healthcare; christmas bonus
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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