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Transport Health & Safety Manager

Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum

Location: Oldham

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 08/04/2021

Job Ref: 441104212

The HSE Recruitment Logistics & Transport division has been engaged by a specialist UK Courier to recruit a Transport Health and Safety Manager. This role will oversee their 3 main sort centres in Oldham, Wednesbury, and Hatfield.

This Transport Health & Safety Manager will be a home-based role that requires travel required and an expectation for overnight stays.

Skills and experience required-

• Diploma Level H&S qualification is desired but we will consider NEBOSH Certificate as a minimum, ideally working towards your Diploma.
• Experience overseeing Transport/ Fleet across multi-sites
• Forward-thinking and confident
• Experience in a similar level role is required
• Extensive experience in risk assessments and hazard spotting.
• Experience in the development and delivery of training.
• Competent IT skills including Web applications, Word and Excel.
• Clean driving license

Additionally, you should have experience across these specific areas of road risk
• HGVs
• Couriers, fleet, and 3rd party drivers
• Grey fleet

Additional knowledge:
• WPT on-site knowledge
• Technologies – prevention of driveways, prevention of trailer roll-always etc

The responsibilities:
• Manage overall compliance with local requirements and authorities
• Managing the health and safety function and relationship between the Operational team and its delivery Partners/drivers to ensure delivery of objectives
• Proactively engaging in collaborative health and safety projects across all operations sites.
• Providing authoritative advice and guidance on health & safety matters to all stakeholders within designated areas of responsibility including on-road safety.
• Audit Road Safety Compliance and management, continuously driving the improvement of standards where appropriate.
• Providing strategies to plan and organize work systems to reduce health & safety risks and recommending suitable adaptations to processes
• Ensure robust reporting regimes are in place for Road Safety statistics.
• Providing management information and statistics related to your area of responsibility.
• Supporting business change through effective change management processes within the fast-paced environment.
• Continuous Improvement Management with partners, as well as the development of SOPs, ensuring requirements, guidelines, and policies are communicated and executed by partners.
• Build strong working relationships with internal peers and partners and maintain and improve communication all parties
• Engage with internal and external business teams and stakeholders to identify opportunities to improve performance and service
• Systematically escalate problems or deviations from the plan to the responsible people and teams and make sure that the measures taken are implemented
• Ensure that critical business requirements are met, sometimes with different timelines, review completed operations, and ensure compliance with service requirements.
• Develop and implement road safety strategy and the supporting campaigns

Salary for this role is £40-50,000 + £5,500 car allowance.

If you are interested in finding our more about this role, please apply or send your CV to before Wednesday the 9th of April.

First stage interview will be a virtual Q&A following by MS teams interview on 21st April


James Uddin

Principal Consultant

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