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Transport Manager

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8RJ 


Closing date:07 December 2021 at midnight 

Salary Range £32,979 - £35,607 
The Councils’ in-house Passenger Fleet Team are looking to recruit an additional Transport Manager to join the team responsible for leading the fleets operation in a variety of services and its management of a large, diverse and dispersed workforce of drivers and escorts. This post is based in County Hall.

The successful candidate will assist the Team Manager in providing visible leadership, direction, and management for the supervisory staff in the passenger fleet team responsible for managing the in-house workforce and contingent staff.

In addition to assisting in the effective medium-term strategic planning, operational performance, and financial management to ensure that services provided by the Council are robust enough to deliver the desired outcomes and meet all statutory duties and responsibilities.

  • Degree or equivalent relevant qualification plus experience or demonstrable experience.
  • Leading and managing a front-line operational service in line with defined frameworks for performance management, in line with a departmental / service plan. This will include the effective management of Health and Safety and risk.
  • Implementing continuous improvement strategies to maximise service effectiveness and/or efficiency.
  • Considerations of Health and safety legislation in relation to passenger transport operations
  • Analysing, interpreting and presenting of information to senior staff.
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and cope with long periods of pressure
  • Empathetic to the individual requirements of transport users with Special Needs.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills including the ability to shape and influence to achieve successful outcomes and to continue to build on the credibility of the Council and its services.
  • Ability to travel to locations across the county as required during school times

Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.

For informal enquires please contact Lisa Weir, Tel: 0116 305 8186 Email: Lisa.Weir@leics.gov.uk

Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.

We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Lisa Weir (recruiting manager) to discuss what is possible for this role.

Please apply using our online system sending us your CV as well as a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be no longer than 500 words and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document.

Please see the link below to Environment and Transport’s web pages for further information about the department, working for Leicestershire County Council and the job opportunities available.  The web pages also contain CV Guidance documents for Applicants to read and use.


We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.

If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk

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