Transport Manager

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About us

We take pride in receiving feedback from others who say we are a friendly and professional organisation. By working for us you will become part of the team and will play your part in serving our community.

You would be joining one of the most forward-looking borough councils in the South East, a happy team and a well-managed Council.

We offer a great pension scheme, authorised parking, tech schemes, flexible working and a car lease scheme to name a few of the benefits of working for us.

We encourage our employees to make a valuable contribution to the work of the council by having a trusting and open culture, where ideas are actively sought. We also recognise the value of a highly motivated and engaged workforce.

We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to the highest possible standard and we put the customer at the forefront of everything we do.

About the role

Based at the Council’s Depot in Fareham, you would be responsible for the management and operation of the Council’s vehicle fleet and Council Depot.

You’ll hold the Council’s Operator Licence and ensure legal compliance with regulations. You would lead a team of Vehicle Fitters in the Transport Repair Workshop.

You’ll be the Council’s professional and technical lead on Transport Management reporting to and advising the Head of Streetscene on matters of concern and significant legislative changes.

You’ll control the financial and operational performance of the section ensuring best value principals are maintained and that the Council’s standing orders and financial procedures are complied with.

You’ll ensure that Health and Safety is promoted within the whole workforce and that risk assessments and safe operating procedures are in place and reviewed at regular intervals. A culture of monitoring and training especially regarding Health and Safety should also be part of everyday life.

About you

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, innovative and will positively contribute to driving our Transport service forward, working as an integral member of the Streetscene team.

As a minimum, you’ll need to hold a National Transport Manager CPC qualification and have relevant experience in Transport Management.

It is important to us that you have a Category ‘C’ licence and a HGV Motor Vehicle Technician/Mechanic Qualification or equivalent.

You should have excellent communication skills and be able to engage with individuals and groups across all levels of the organisation. Experience in the public sector would be an advantage as would a good understanding of Office 365.

A valid driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter directly to the HR team at FBC

Application deadline: 23/04/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £36,863.00-£41,390.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programmes