Assistant Transport Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
South East
£32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£32,000 to £36,000 pa (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
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Assistant Transport Manager – Fareham – Full Time – Permanent – £32,000 to £36,000 pa (DOE) + Excellent Benefits

Are you a Logistics Manager, Transport Manager, Transport Operations Coordinator, Haulage Operations Manager or General Manager looking for a new challenge as an Assistant Transport Manager with a local waste management company?

Would you like to join a fantastic local company which really values their staff and offers genuine opportunities for progression?

Do you have a Certificate of Professional Competency (CPC) in Road Haulage for Transport Managers?

If so, L&S Waste Management are currently looking for an Assistant Transport Manager to join their dedicated and successful transport team in Fareham! As an Assistant Transport Manager, your role will focus on assisting the Transport & Plant Manager and through experience and competencies cover for him in his absence, assisting with the interaction between the Traffic Office team and LGV drivers. We are not only looking for individuals who hold a CPC in Road Haulage but those who have a personable and proactive approach to work! If you have the necessary skills and qualifications and can demonstrate the attitude to excel in such an active and fast-paced environment, we’d love to hear from you so please apply today!

About Us

L&S Waste Management are one of the leading independent waste management companies in Southern England because of our extensive industry knowledge, wealth of experience and commitment to providing quality services. With waste recycling depots throughout Hampshire and West Sussex here at L&S Waste Management we provide cost effective and bespoke waste removal solutions.

Operating over 69 dedicated waste collection vehicles throughout the region, treating and recycling waste, we provide a multitude of services including earth movement, skip and roll-on roll-off (RORO) containers, recycled aggregates and ready mixed concrete.

The Role

As an Assistant Transport Manager for L&S Waste Management you will implement your professional experience and skills to assist the Transport & Plant Manager and provide cover in his absence. You will develop the effectiveness of the transport team operation through activities such as assisting with the management of driver trainers, and development of new and existing drivers across all the L&S sites. To ensure the company maintains its good repute you will coach and mentor the traffic office team and drivers, assisting with any issues that arise. You will observe and record drivers’ hours and tachographs ensuring compliance with company policies, accreditations such as FORS, Risk Assessments and Control Procedures, check vehicles are fit and serviceable and ensure driver training documentation is complete and kept up to date.

Other duties include:

Promote health and safety awareness
Undertake new driver inductions, assessments and issue Driver Induction Packs
Assist with LGV Driver probation reviews, conduct and discipline
Drive performance reviews and continuous improvement of all drivers
Review and analyse the data from drivers’ digital tachographs
Update and monitor fuel usage and efficiency
Distribute weekly and monthly Scania fleet monitoring reports

You will be required to work hours between 7:00am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday and Saturday mornings when becomes necessary.

Key Responsibilities, Skills and Attitudes

Hold a CPC in Road Haulage
Some knowledge of FORS, FORS training and health & safety legislation
Reliable and committed individual
Excellent communication skills
Interpersonal individual
Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and work to own initiative
Positive, motivated and pro-active attitude
Sound knowledge and understanding of driver’s hours, WTD and tachographs
Ability to influence drivers and maintain L&S’s high standards in busy and fast-paced environments


20 days holiday (increasing to 22 after 5 years’ service and 25 after 10 years)
Workplace pension scheme
Death in Service Life Cover after 1 years’ service
Free Uniform
Free Parking

Next Step

If you like the sound of this Assistant Transport Manager opportunity and you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply today by clicking apply and completing our application process through staff-finda!

Good luck and thank you for your interest in L&S Waste Management.
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Contact Details:
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Meg Pond-Knight

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