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Distribution and Contracts Manager

Ref: VAC-12416
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Maidstone
  • Industry: Traffic Management
  • Discipline: Manager
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

One of the UK’s most prominent asset-based transport providers is currently seeking a Distribution and Contracts Manager.
Key accountabilities:

The role includes, but is not limited to, the following key responsibilities –
Management of management of distribution drivers, traffic staff and a cross dock team.
Management of a specific customer contract with a fleet of vehicles and Drivers based on their site in Greenwich, SE London.
Ensure customer and contractual delivery requirements are met.
Maximise Driver and vehicle utilisation and efficiencies.
Responsible for managing profit & loss.
Co-ordinate vehicle maintenance schedules in conjunction with the in-house workshop.
Investigate and resolve customer complaints and service issues.
Promote effective and efficient standards of work, to ensure compliance with transport legislation, company policies and Health & Safety legislation.
Analyse data to monitor performance and plan improvements.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
CPC International.
Experience of managing a fleet of vehicles and Drivers.
Proven capability of leading a team.
Excellent communication and customer services skills
Contract management experience.
Pallet distribution experience.
Team worker with a drive and passion to succeed.
ADR Qualification (Desirable).
Experience of managing a busy and varied workload.
H&S management and Driver/vehicle legislative compliance.
Ability to prioritise a busy workload and multi task.

This job description is not exhaustive and will be reviewed and amended as required
There may be a need for other comparable duties to be undertaken by the post holder as required by management
There will be periodic and annual performance reviews with the line manager.

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