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Transport Manager


In this role you will manage the vehicles, repairing and servicing of the company fleet. May be required to coordinate with or assume the role of logistics manager. In some companies there may be a Transport Director who will assume additional strategic and managerial decisions in addition to those described below.


  • Supervising Transport Assistant and any other staff;
  • Ordering of vehicle parts/spares and maintaining workshop stock and equipment; Checking and passing invoices;
  • Repairing and servicing of HGV’s and trailers;
  • Arranging servicing schedule for office vehicles for the Group and liaising with outside repairers.
  • Checking and filing of driver defects and action if necessary.
  • Hiring of all company vehicles.
  • Dealing with additions and removals of fleet motor insurance.
  • Monitoring use, repairs, servicing and condition of fork lift trucks in all yards and liaising with appropriate yard managers on findings.

Key skills

Organisation skills, good communicator, hard working.

Application process

Apply directly to the company or through other traditional channels such as recruitment agencies (particularly specialist construction agencies), Jobcentre Plus, the National Careers Service, Job Boards (e.g. Indeed) or via advertisements in newspapers.

Transport Manager

Expected salary

On average £35,000 – £40,000.

Qualifications required

HGV Licence; Fork Lift Truck licence is desirable and some companies will ask for the CPC Transport Manager qualification. Well organised with the ability to manage competing priorities effectively. The role can require you being on call for out of hours breakdown and recovery so flexibility is an asset. Knowledge of CRM software is increasingly an asset and working knowledge of Excel a minimum requirement.