Transport Operations Manager

Rapier Employment

Job Summary by the Career Balance Team:

A well-known transport/logistics client based in Birmingham is looking for an experienced Transport Operations Manager for a temporary to permanent opportunity. The role involves planning and implementing operational policies, overseeing financial activities, managing staff, allocating resources, improving processes, ensuring quality control, communicating with stakeholders, managing risks, generating reports, problem-solving, and promoting continuous improvement. The ideal candidate should have transport industry experience, National Transport Managers CPC, a deep understanding of driver and vehicle compliance, customer-focused perspective, IT literacy, and a strong background in the transport/logistics industry. Interested candidates can call OI2I 227 8OOI to apply.

Job Description:Call OI2I 227 8OOI to apply 

We are recruiting an experienced TRANSPORT OPERATIONS MANAGER for our well-known Transport/Logistics client based in Birmingham B35.  This is a TEMP-PERM opportunity starting immediately.

Hours of work:
8am – 5pm

Days of work:
Monday to Friday

£38,000-£42,000 depending on skills and experience

Birmingham, B35


  • Planning: To ensure organizational efficiency, develop and implement operational policies, standards, and procedures.                                                                                                                  
  • Budgeting: Oversee financial and budgetary activities to fund operations.                                                                                                                     
  • Staff Management: Recruit, train, supervise, and appraise staff. Ensure staff performance aligns with company goals.                                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Resource Allocation: Ensure that resources (human, technological, and financial) are used efficiently and effectively.                                                                                                                    
  • Process Improvement: Constantly review workflows and processes to make them more efficient and cost-effective.                                                                                                                      
  • Quality Control: Ensure that products/services meet quality standards set by the organization.                                                                                                                                                    
  • Stakeholder Communication: Engage with other managers, suppliers, and clients to ensure operations align with company goals and customer needs.                                                                                                                      
  • Risk Management: Identify operational risks and ensure they are addressed promptly and effectively.                                                                                                                   
  • Report Generation: Regularly report on operational performance to senior management.                                                                                                              
  • Problem-solving: Address any issues or bottlenecks in the production or service delivery process.                                                                                                            
  • Continuous improvement: Promoting a culture of continuous improvement by encouraging innovation, implementing best practices, and fostering a learning environment.                                                                                                                     


  • Transport industry experience (pallet network preferred)
  • National Transport Managers CPC
  • A deep understanding of driver and vehicle compliance
  • A customer focussed perspective
  • IT Literate including in-house systems and MS Office programs.
  • A strong background in the Transport/Logistics industry

Call OI 2 I  2 2 7  8OOI to apply or please click apply now below

Rapier Employment has been established in the UK for over 30 years, specializing in supplying temporary and permanent workers into the Transport, Commercial, Production and Logistics sector.
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