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Transport & Operations Manager

Overview

An experienced, enthusiastic, CPC-qualified Group Transport and Operations Manager is required to support the development of the Wishford group of independent schools.

The successful candidate is likely to have experience of working in a multi-site service business. The role would suit someone with a background in education, an analogous sector like healthcare, retail, hospitality or leisure or from the armed forces.

Working within the central operations team, the Group Transport and Operations Manager takes responsibility for:

  • All aspects of fleet safety and compliance including maintenance, driver training and licensing for a fleet of 14 x sixteen seat and 11 x nine seat minibuses.
  • Liaising with the Traffic Commissioner’s Office to ensure compliance with the terms of the Group’s Passenger Service Vehicle (PSV) licence.
  • Health and Safety at Work.
  • Risk management.

 

Personal attributes

The successful candidate will have the following qualities: 

  • Honesty and integrity.
  • Ambition, energy, enthusiasm and commitment. 
  • A positive can-do attitude and willingness to be hands-on.
  • A strong entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build relationships.
  • A desire to achieve the very highest standards in everything they do.
  • Leadership qualities including authority and empathy to connect with and inspire colleagues. 

 

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience: 

  • Essential - Operator CPC qualification for Passenger Service Vehicles.
  • Desirable - recognised Health and Safety at Work qualification such as NEBOSH.  Training can be provided if required. 
  • Demonstrable commercial knowledge and awareness of operations.
  • Planning, organisational and influencing skills.
  • Team management, leadership and coaching.
  • Understanding of fleet management.
  • Full valid driving licence. 

 

Salary & Benefits

Salary from £34000 to £40000 per year

Location

Wishford Schools (Group) Limited
25-27 High Street
Corsham
Wiltshire
SN13 0ES

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