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    Transport Manager


    Job Type:

    Full time

    Posted:


    Location(s):

    Kent

    Job Description:

    Ferns Group are a family run business with over 25 years’ experience as an established Utilities and Reinstatement company, specialising in Telecoms Civils, and tailored reinstatement services.

    Our Mission is “to be the preferred choice in our field by adding value to our business partners without compromise to quality, safety or the environment.”​

    You’ll be joining our established Transport team, reporting to the Group Transport Manager, based at our offices in Wrotham, Kent.

    As Transport manager you will have continuous and effective responsibilities for the management of the transport operations of the business under your control, ensuring the company fleet operates in compliance with all statutory legal requirements, together with maintaining the highest levels of Health and Safety across the business.

    What you’ll need:

    • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a similar role.
    • A full UK Driving licence
    • Ideally hold a CPC licence
    • Able to operate effectively in a high-volume service driven transport operation.
    • Possessing a good understanding of all relevant legal compliance and fleet controls.
    • Experience of Budgets and Financial controls.
    • Knowledgeable in all process compliance areas including Legislative, Productivity, Quality and Service.
    • Full understanding of transport operational systems.
    • Strong communication and analytical skills.
    • Problem solving and prioritising skills.

    You’ll be joining our established Transport and Plant Management team, reporting to the Group Transport and Plant Manager.

    As Transport manager you will have continuous and effective responsibilities for the management of the transport operations of the business under your control, ensuring the company fleet operates in compliance with all statutory legal requirements, together with maintaining the highest level of Health and Safety across the business.

    What you’ll need:

    • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a similar role.
    • A full UK Driving licence
    • Ideally hold a CPC licence
    • Able to operate effectively in a high-volume service driven transport operation.
    • Possessing a good understanding of all relevant legal compliance and fleet controls.
    • Experience of Budgets and Financial controls.
    • Knowledgeable in all process compliance areas including Legislative, Productivity, Quality and Service.
    • Full understanding of transport operational systems.
    • Strong communication and analytical skills.
    • Problem solving and prioritising skills.
    • People management.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

    Ferns Group are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and committed to treating all our employees and job applicants equally. We embrace equal opportunities and are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

    All applicants must have rights to work in the UK and be willing to undertake the relevant pre-employment screening checks should your application be successful.

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Benefits:

    • Casual dress
    • Company pension
    • Life insurance
    • On-site parking
    • Referral programme

    Ferns Group are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and committed to treating all our employees and job applicants equally. We embrace equal opportunities, including working with the prison service, and are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

    All applicants must have rights to work in the UK and be willing to undertake the relevant pre-employment screening checks should your application be successful.