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Road Transport Supervisor

Janah
Location:
Newmarket, Suffolk
Sector:
Test Drop Down Value
Type:
Full Time
Posted:
13/02/2018 10:35:32
Salary:
TBC

Description:

Janah is one of the world's largest international shippers of thoroughbred horses.  Our mission is a straightforward one: to provide the best equine transportation service possible.  

We are currently recruiting for the role of Road Transport Supervisor. Reporting to the Shipping Director, you will be required to lead the road transport team in managing the planning and delivering of road transportation needs to our clients, and the effective and effficient shipment of horses by road, sea and air as required throughout the UK and Europe. 

Previous knowledge and experience in the racing and shipping industry is preferred, but not essential.  You also need to work within the required regulatory and industry standards at all times - the welfare of the horse is paramount.  

Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee all race-day horse movements
  • Plan and supervise the operational movement of horse boxes, drivers and grooms within the GB and Europe.  Identify the most suitable modes of transport to meet operational requiements. 
  • Ensure that all international and national road movements are carried out in a safe and secure manner. 
  • Liaise closely with the fleet and transport manager to ensure full compliance with all current vehicle and driver legislation and regulations. 
  • Establish seamless integration with the air transport team 
  • Supervise road transport team personnel to ensure fair distribution of work, identification of training needs, delivery to the highest standards, adherence to company principles and to ensure that all road transport needs are met.
  • Carry out staff supervision, support and performance monitoring, setting targets where appropriate to improve delivery

 

Application:  In return, we offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits.  To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to:  Tilly Wright, HR Co-ordinator, Janah Management Company Limited, The Main Office, Dalham Hall, Duchess Drive, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9HE, or email: uk-recruitment@godolphin.com.  Closing date for application is: 02 March 2018.