Logistics Team Leader

  • £25,000 per annum
  • Ashford, Kent
  • 2Gether Support Solutions

We have an exciting opportunity for a Logistics Team Leader to join our business to cover the Kent region. We have 3 positions based in Canterbury, Ashford and Margate.

You have first-line management responsibility for 2gether’s drivers (primarily those based at their depot) to enable the smooth and efficient delivery of transport services which are fully compliant and delivered to a high standard within the contractual cost and service parameters.

2gether Support Solutions is a new, wholly owned subsidiary company of one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.

At 2gether Support Solutions we put customer service and quality at the heart of all that we do. We have strong social enterprise principles and the profits we make go back into supporting our staff, improving services for patients and other community activities in East Kent.

Key responsibilities will include:

To work with the Transport & Parking Operations Manager and Transport Solutions Manager to ensure budget criteria are met and to continually review the ethos of a value for money service

To develop, in conjunction with the management team, best practices in the provision of the Transport service, and identify service improvement opportunities.

To be responsible for the delivery of an effective and efficient service through the appropriate management and development of a team of drivers

To maintain compliance with all relevant health & safety requirements and the avoidance of risk to staff in the delivery of all aspects of the service and where appropriate, to review and act upon it.

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and attributes:

Proven experience in a supervisor/training environment or qualified to NVQ level 3, City and Guilds, or equivalent

Experienced in working within a transport/logistics service as a driver and/or supervisor

Experience of training, identifying and coordinating the reporting of updates for all other on-going training needs.

Full UK driving Licence with D1 or acquired rights

Why work for us?

We offer a range of excellent benefits including:

The opportunity to buy or sell up to 10 days annual leave each year

Training and Development opportunities

Career progression

Access to the We Care Rewards website which will help you make great savings

Discount in selected high street retailers

Onsite childcare facilities (QEQM, WHH, KCH)

Cycle to work Scheme

Subject to terms and conditions

Our recruitment process will consist of a telephone interview and a face to face interview. Apply online today, email us on [email protected] or call our friendly recruitment team on 0121 713 8333 for more information.

2gether Support Solutions is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

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