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Transport Planner

Job Summary

  • Location Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary £27000 - £30000 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Office Support & Commercial
  • Date Posted 11 May 2018
  • Ref H3139_1526054902

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Job Description

Do you have experience with the planning an allocation of engineers or drivers? Can you work within a fast paced environment and keep a cool head? If so please get in touch!

We are currently recruiting for an Operations Planner to join an impressive and growing travel firm based in Fareham. This is a permanent role and you will benefit from a competitive salary of circa £27,000-30,000, as well as 28 days' holiday per year, free on-site parking, pension scheme, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, perkbox (discount scheme) and staff discounts on travel/holidays.

You will be responsible for approximately 110 vehicles. These will include 70 National Express Drivers, 100 Private hire and 50 casual drivers.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • Engage in Driver 12's providing feedback to the Operations Manager on factors impacting driver performance
  • Deal & communicate with Drivers whilst promoting positive morale and cooperation
  • Investigating any issues and reporting back to the Operations Manager
  • Comply with Transport legislation on EU Drivers' Hours regulations at all times
  • Maintain up to date knowledge and understanding on relevant regulations & laws
  • Ensure all Planning documentation is completed accurately and on time
  • Handle staff training, performance and disciplinary matters in accordance with company procedures
  • Attend Operational and Group meetings as directed
  • Deliver accurate & efficient resource planning including rota & shift management

You will require the following skills and experience: -

  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • A PCV (Cat D) license would be ideal but not a necessity.
  • International (PSV) CPC Qualified would be advantageous
  • Competent PC skills including Work and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills and good attention to detail.
  • Good knowledge of driver's hour's regulations.
  • A calm and approachable personality.

FPR Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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