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Transport Manager


Silver Swan Recruitment
Location: UK, Europe (non-UK), France, Three Valleys
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Antonia Newell
Category: Management Jobs, Office Jobs, Resorts Jobs, Transport Jobs, Ski Jobs
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Les Menuires, 3 Valleys French Alps IMMEDIATE START

Permanent

Competitive Annual Salary + Bonus + 6 months relocation accommodation provided (studio)

Description

A fantastic opportunity to re-locate to the French Alps for someone with a keen interest in transport logistics. The successful candidate is expected to develop quickly to take on a more senior management position. This is predominantly a winter and summer administration role with light driving duties whilst the "inter season" is spent on business development, administration, and vehicle management together with some basic building maintenance therefore the successful applicant must have a flexible approach. This is a developing role therefore the successful applicant should demonstrate a dynamic and enthusiastic approach towards maximizing the potential of this opportunity in order to progress to more senior roles as the company expands.

Office Admin duties;-

  •   Answering telephones and processing customer enquiries.

  •   Creating and managing vehicle fleet and driver control systems (excel).

  •   Assisting in building efficient and profitable schedules to execute up to 70 journeys a day (on a busy Saturday) across a fleet of 15 full time vehicles and a dozen sub-contractors.

  •   Ensuring vehicles are maintained and cleaned to a high standard and service schedules are adhered to.

  •   Integration and training of new drivers.

  •   Liaison between the manager, company director and drivers.

  •   Motivating drivers and maintaining discipline and mediating any issues that may arise to the best benefit of the

company.

  •   Handling and managing drivers cash floats (excel) and general paperwork.

  •   Coordinating operations on Weekends from our reception desk in Geneva Airport.

  •   Recruitment and HR duties

  •   Fleet management - servicing / repairs / maintenance / expendable stock management

  •   Complete overseeing of the companys social media accounts

 

Driving duties (occasional);-

  •   Airport runs & local shuttles.

  •   Lifting, carrying, loading and unloading luggage including skis, snowboards and other heavy items.

  •   Handling cash payments directly from customers (however most customers pay on-line by card).

  •   Processing clear, accurate and tidy paperwork logs.

  •   Scheduled vehicle checks (oil/water/tyre pressures) and light vehicle maintenance (wheel rotation/parts replacement).

  •   Vehicle cleaning (jet wash/vacuum/clean windows etc).

Duties will be split as required between office administration and occasional driving duties. On weekends you will be required to perform a mixture of customer liaison, vehicle/driver coordinating and occasional driving duties. During the week duties will focus mostly on office administration and driver/fleet management. From time to time you may be required to carry out a full day's driving duty which could easily total in the region of 500 kms. Office duties will primarily involve transfer scheduling and managing the vehicle fleet and drivers. You will also be required to answer telephones and process customer enquiries and input and extract data from the computer system.

Requirements

Applicants must possess the following attributes;-

  •   Fluent in English and competent in French. If you do not speak French to a reasonable standard please do not apply.

  •   Over 25 years of age at the start of contract and have held a full European category B (car) driving license for at least 5 years. D1 CPC an advantage.

  •   At least two full seasons experience as a transfer driver in the French Alps however this is not essential if you have other relevant experience within the transport or ski industry.

  •   Driving must be smooth and confidence inspiring.

  •   The ability to deal with the complex routing and scheduling of multiple vehicles and be able to adapt the schedules quickly and calmly to cope with flight delays and other unforeseen circumstances.

  •   An ability to work in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets.

  •   Good customer relations skills.

Les Menuires, 3 Valleys French Alps IMMEDIATE START

Permanent

Competitive Annual Salary + Bonus + 6 months relocation accommodation provided (studio)

Description

A fantastic opportunity to re-locate to the French Alps for someone with a keen interest in transport logistics. The successful candidate is expected to develop quickly to take on a more senior management position. This is predominantly a winter and summer administration role with light driving duties whilst the "inter season" is spent on business development, administration, and vehicle management together with some basic building maintenance therefore the successful applicant must have a flexible approach. This is a developing role therefore the successful applicant should demonstrate a dynamic and enthusiastic approach towards maximizing the potential of this opportunity in order to progress to more senior roles as the company expands.

Office Admin duties;-

  •   Answering telephones and processing customer enquiries.

  •   Creating and managing vehicle fleet and driver control systems (excel).

  •   Assisting in building efficient and profitable schedules to execute up to 70 journeys a day (on a busy Saturday) across a fleet of 15 full time vehicles and a dozen sub-contractors.

  •   Ensuring vehicles are maintained and cleaned to a high standard and service schedules are adhered to.

  •   Integration and training of new drivers.

  •   Liaison between the manager, company director and drivers.

  •   Motivating drivers and maintaining discipline and mediating any issues that may arise to the best benefit of the

company.

  •   Handling and managing drivers cash floats (excel) and general paperwork.

  •   Coordinating operations on Weekends from our reception desk in Geneva Airport.

  •   Recruitment and HR duties

  •   Fleet management - servicing / repairs / maintenance / expendable stock management

  •   Complete overseeing of the companys social media accounts

 

Driving duties (occasional);-

  •   Airport runs & local shuttles.

  •   Lifting, carrying, loading and unloading luggage including skis, snowboards and other heavy items.

  •   Handling cash payments directly from customers (however most customers pay on-line by card).

  •   Processing clear, accurate and tidy paperwork logs.

  •   Scheduled vehicle checks (oil/water/tyre pressures) and light vehicle maintenance (wheel rotation/parts replacement).

  •   Vehicle cleaning (jet wash/vacuum/clean windows etc).

Duties will be split as required between office administration and occasional driving duties. On weekends you will be required to perform a mixture of customer liaison, vehicle/driver coordinating and occasional driving duties. During the week duties will focus mostly on office administration and driver/fleet management. From time to time you may be required to carry out a full day's driving duty which could easily total in the region of 500 kms. Office duties will primarily involve transfer scheduling and managing the vehicle fleet and drivers. You will also be required to answer telephones and process customer enquiries and input and extract data from the computer system.

Requirements

Applicants must possess the following attributes;-

  •   Fluent in English and competent in French. If you do not speak French to a reasonable standard please do not apply.

  •   Over 25 years of age at the start of contract and have held a full European category B (car) driving license for at least 5 years. D1 CPC an advantage.

  •   At least two full seasons experience as a transfer driver in the French Alps however this is not essential if you have other relevant experience within the transport or ski industry.

  •   Driving must be smooth and confidence inspiring.

  •   The ability to deal with the complex routing and scheduling of multiple vehicles and be able to adapt the schedules quickly and calmly to cope with flight delays and other unforeseen circumstances.

  •   An ability to work in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets.

  •   Good customer relations skills.


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