Transport Manager

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 27/06/2022

Due to continued growth my prestigious client is seeking to recruit a Transport Manager to be part of their team based in Gloucester. You will be a natural leader, with excellent communication and organisational skills, you will ideally have excellent experience and working knowledge of health and safety procedures.  The successful candidate will be joining a lovely, stable team with lots of develop opportunities available long termly. Offering a superb salary of £40,000 – £45,000 per annum DOE, combined with lovely working hours Monday – Friday.



  • Communicating with the transport teams across the network in an effective way to keep engagement high and drive our company values through the department.
  • Drive a safe working environment for our transport staff, ensuring all aspects of Health and Safety are clearly communicated, understood and adhered to, including H&S induction and training, SOP’s/SWPs, safety walks, near miss reporting and emergency procedures.
  • Accountable for ensuring depot audits take place; effective training is delivered, and daily meetings are held with depot teams across the department.
  • Lead by example and act as an ambassador of our values maintaining engagement within the department
  • Drive the development of our supervisory team by empowering decision making through people processes aligned with company policy.
  • Act as the main point of contact for driver issues with the support of 5 direct reports.
  • Drive recruitment and on-boarding as well as ongoing training.
  • Accountable for ensuring effective vehicle maintenance; Driver’s License checks; Tachograph and Driver
  • Ensuring KPI’s are being achieved with a constant aim for improvement.



  • Strong communication skills with evidential experience in managing a large team with the support of others.
  • Strong customer focus and high standards of working.
  • Ability to work as a team or on your own initiative.
  • Transport Manager CPC Qualification.
  • Strong H&S standards experience with IOSH experience a distinct advantage.
  • Experience of managing a Fleet and Operator License Compliance at a senior level.
  • HGV License would be advantageous.


  • Competitive holiday.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Personal accident protection.
  • Career progression.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Be part of a friendly, growing business.


If this role sounds of interest to you, apply today to Emma @ RE Recruitment.

RE acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

RE Recruitment would like to thank you for applying for the above role. We do try to come back to all applications however if you have not heard from a consultant within 5 working days, this unfortunately means that you have been unsuccessful.




Salary£40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Job ReferenceEJ3431212
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date27/06/2022
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted30/05/2022

To discuss this position further please contact:

Emma Jones

Recruitment Team Manager


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