Transport / Fleet Manager Location: Wakefield Salary: Negotiable Closing Date: Friday 24 May 2019 A superb role with Card Factory, market leader in Cards and Giftware. Since our launch in 1997, Card Factory has become the fastest growing greetings card retailer in the UK and one of the leading lights of the industry. We sell a wide selection of cards, as well as gifts, gift bags and decorative wrapping materials. When it comes to special occasions, whatever the need, we’ve got it wrapped up! And we’re still growing; today we have over 980 stores, in every corner of the UK, with more popping up all the time. This is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave for 1 year, ideally starting early June. Reporting to the Supply Chain Director, as Fleet Manager you’ll take legal responsibility for our company vehicle fleet. As our go-to transport expert, you’ll provide advice to departmental and senior managers, whilst ensuring compliance with all legislation and regulations. This is a varied role and responsibilities include: Day to day management of Company cars, vans and HGV’s, Monitor legal compliance and take action against areas of non-compliance, Arranging and monitoring SMRs across the fleet, Ensuring driver competency including driver training and eligibility to drive, Ad-hoc reporting and project work, Effective claims management – liability decisions, court papers, monitoring/analysis of claims reserve, Work cross functionally with all areas of the business ensuring correct information/advice is provided, Incidents & accidents dealt with efficiently and investigated where required, Keeping up good relations with suppliers and manufacturers, The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in multi-site transport management, preferably within the retail sector and/or in materials distribution. A CPC Transport Management Qualification is essential; NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Heath would be desirable; Detailed understanding of Transport Operations is essential; Process driven approach and excellent attention to details; Excellent people management and co-ordination skills; Have a logical, organised and process driven approach; So if we’ve just described you and your career aspirations, here’s a great opportunity with a market leader. So please click on the APPLY button below.