Transport Operations Manager - Waste Collections
A leading player in the Waste Collection, waste management and recycling sector, this rapidly expanding company has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and energetic leader to take control of a collections fleet.

You will have full operational responsibility for the waste collection and fleet management business – managing logistics, vehicle maintenance, service delivery and staff.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Ensuring the achievement of targets for profitability by the effective planning and deployment of people and vehicles and control of costs.
  • Ensuring that the service is operated in line with customer expectations and is responsive to changes in circumstances and client requirements.
  • Monitoring operational and financial performance against KPI's and responding as necessary.
  • Ensuring that drivers and office staff are recruited trained and motivated effectively in order to carry out their duties.
  • Ensure that all activities are carried out in accordance with Company policy, procedures and legislative requirements relating to Health, Safety and Environmental standards.

Your Background:
  • Proven relevant transport management experience i.e. a busy, multi-drop operation in which high standards of customer service are critical to success
  • Accustomed to a large degree of autonomy in controlling budgets and resources
  • High level of ownership of results .
  • Skilled people manager.
  • Experience of financial management e.g. cost analysis, budgeting, ordering procedures
  • Strong communication skills, able to deal professionally with contacts at all levels.
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • IT skills in MS: Email, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Class 4 / HT license is an advantage.

Personal Attributes:
  • Good communicator
  • Assertive
  • Inspiring Team Leader
  • ’Can do' Attitude
  • Business and Commercial Awareness
  • Able to work under pressure – this can be a 24 / 7 job with high levels of stress
  • Self-motivated
  • Proactive
  • Effective use of Initiative

The package consists of a sound Base salary, Bonus and Vehicle.

Ideally you are in New Zealand now or about to arrive, if overseas you are well advanced in your migration application.

Send your CV now to Carey.Marsh at for this challenging and exciting opportunity.