Director Of Operations

Cast UK Limited
GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description
Director of Operations
£70,000 + Car + Benefits

Role Profile

Our client, who is an established and specialist transport & haulage business are looking to recruit an experienced Director of Operations to lead and develop their transport operations across the network. Reporting into the Board, you'll play a pivotal role in optimising transport processes and ensuring excellent service to customers is provided. You will be based out of the Essex Head Office with a requirement to travel around the network across the UK as needed.

Key Responsibilities

Provide day to day leadership to Transport Managers, ensuring weekly & monthly KPI's are achieved.
Conduct root cause analysis and implement corrective actions where necessary.
Monitor vehicle scheduling & routing to ensure optimal transport performance and costs.
Drive continuous improvement initiatives across the network, engaging with the team to help implement positive change.
Utilise data from transport systems to identify areas for improvement.
Collaborate effectively with other business functions.
Liaise closely with HR to engage with workforce and manage union relationships.
Lead and drive a health & safety culture, ensuring strict adherence to guidelines.Key Skills & Experience

Proven record managing a complex transport operation on a national scale with multi-site responsibilities.
Strong commercial awareness with financial acumen and budget responsibility.
CPC qualification is essential.
Strong focus on transport compliance.
Experience working in unionised environments and engaging with union representatives is essential.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading recruitment consultancy, specialising in professional-level talent in Procurement, Supply Chain & Operations, Buying & Merchandising, Logistics & Transport, HR and Sales. Each member of our team has extensive experience in their recruiting sector, going the extra mile for clients and candidates alike. Wherever you are in the Supply Chain, we supply the talent. For a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit (url removed)
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