International Transport Planning Manager

  • Permanent
  • Dover, Kent, UK
  • Salary: £35K - £45K + Excellent Benefits
  • Ref: TP4041

International Transport Planning Team Manager required in Dover, Kent.

Our client is a large food transport company, with over 100 sites across 16 European contries.

The Full Truck Load Planning Manager will oversee a team of 4 Planners, responsible for all aspects of international transport planning (loading, routes, deliveries etc). This is a hands-on planning role with supervisory responsibility.

As well as intensive training, employees also benefit from:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Free Tea/Coffee refreshments
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff Discount Scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Annual Pay Reviews
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Eyecare
  • Relaxed Working Environment
  • Recruitment Referral Bonus Scheme

The working hours are Monday-Friday, 0830-1730 with 1hr for lunch.

The Role:

  • Leading the FTL Fleet Department to ensure a high level of service to all stakeholders
  • Oversee the training of new staff members to ensure they progress to the required level of expertise
  • Profit & Loss responsibility
  • Commercial awareness of European Export and Import pricing in order to complete UK customer and Group tenders
  • Management and monitoring of Fleet performance, providing weekly reports to stakeholders
  • Supervision and control of all aspects of the daily operation of the department to ensure that collection and deliveries are carried out as per customer instructions
The Candidate:
  • Extensive planning experience gained in an International Transport environment
  • Self-starter and able to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and develop strong working relationships with all stakeholders involved
  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills
  • An ability to communicate in another European Language would be desirable but not essential
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel/Word/Outlook)
  • Hold a valid passport and a full driving licence able to travel in UK and Europe
This is an excellent opportunit to lead and develop a close-knit team, offering excellent challenge and career prospects.

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