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Transport Manager

Location: Leigh Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum

Transport Manager

Based: Leigh/Wigan area

Salary: highly dependent on experience. Hours: 7am-4pm, Monday-Friday

Our client is an excellent, growing, owner-managed company based in the Leigh area. A family ran business established over 20 years ago, they have a number of company subsidiaries within the group and to support their continued growth are looking for a hands-on Transport Manager to join them, in charge of managing the existing fleet and supporting their growth with further vehicles in the future.


  • Full management of a fleet of approx.. 50 (company vans and cars) which will increase due to business growth
  • Dealing with all vehicle related activity including - insurance, monthly vehicle checks, MOT, maintenance, servicing etc.
  • Accident and incident management reporting including thorough investigation
  • Accountable for maintaining high standard of vehicle compliance, presentation, security and cleanliness
  • Commercial awareness - ensuring transport operates within budget, reducing cost where possible and supporting business growth
  • Dealing with breakdowns, call outs, accidents, issues on the road and customer/driver complaints if they arise
  • Liaising with drivers each morning so they are aware of day plan, managing their hours ensuring they comply with hours worked and tachograph regulations
  • Managing day to day transport operation for the business, ensuring legal compliance and company standard adhered to
  • Proactive approach to risk management and adhering to health & safety regulations
  • Responsible for highlighting any escalated issues immediately to the Managing Director


  • CPC qualification is ESSENTIAL
  • Experience in a Transport role managing the above is ESSENTIAL
  • Able to multi-task and speak to drivers confidently
  • Able to speak directly to Director level and report anything needed
  • Flexibility - to assist when required
  • Team player, computer literate and well presented

Please ONLY apply if you have the above experience and CPC qualification - this is a key role within the business so it is absolutely essential

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