Blackpool Transport – Depot Shift Manager

Blackpool Transport is recruiting for a Depot Shift Manager to join its team.

This rare and exciting role is pivotal to Bus Operations at Blackpool Transport. Reporting to the Head of Service Delivery, the Depot Shift Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the busy Service Delivery Centre along with co-ordinating the running of all staffing matters, in line with company policies and procedures. This will include appraisal and target setting of the Depot Supervisors, driver retention and monitoring of employee performance.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for operational and financial KPI’s, making recommendations and following them through to ensure the success of your team and the company’s business plan. You will need to collaborate with key stakeholders around the business including operations management, HR, Planning, People Development Team and Engineering.

Our plans for the future are ambitious and we are looking for an individual to work in a key part of the business who relishes a challenge and has a proven track record at delivering results.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, self-motivated and a good team player. They should be able to demonstrate strong management and organisational skills and work well under pressure, managing conflicting priorities effectively.

Key responsibilities include:

• Providing strong leadership during a period of change which supports future growth.
• Developing the team, improving performance, with clear monitoring and measurement of KPIs.
• Supporting the current and future operational and business projects.
• Working closely with the operational management teams to meet stakeholder’ requirements.

This position is based on a 37-hour week working 5 over 7 days with flexibility to meet the demands of the business. The salary for this role is £30,000 per annum. Full training will be given. The closing date for the position is 20 June 2021 at 23.59.

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