Depot General Manager Designate
Hermes Group
Leeds, GB
15h ago

As a business, Hermes is driven by our four values of Do the right thing ; Dare to be different , Strive for more and Be Customer Obsessed .

We run our business by these values and they are reflected in all of our roles.

Job purpose :

Hermes is growing our Depot network so that we can continue to provide a first class service to our clients and customers alike.

To support that growth we have created a brand new role of Depot General Manager Designate - East . We have five sites in the East : Bradford, Coventry, Newmarket, Peterborough & Sheffield .

As our Depot General Manager Designate, you will not have responsibility for one of these existing Depots but you will work in an area role and provide operational cover and support for these four sites.

About the Role :

Our DGM Designate is an area based role where you will provide floating support to our other DGM’s. This may include taking responsibility for a site because of annual leave, sickness or absence.

When you do take on the running of a Depot, you will have responsibility for managing that site and ensuring it continues to hit its SLA’s.

To ensure that you have the site understanding you will spend time at each Depot, shadowing the site DGM and working across the day and night shift so that you have a full understanding of the operation at each Depot.

Each Depot operates in a similar fashion but has differences in regards to operational challenges so you must be able to compartmentalise your experience and wear several hats.

You will workclosely with our DGM's to understand and support operational delivery.

Experience / Qualifications :

  • Management experience of leading and managing a team
  • Experience of managing operational budgets and targets
  • Must be able to work on own initiative in a pressurised environment to tight deadlines
  • PC Literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • An understanding of Transport regulations
  • Good communicator and able to liaise at all levels
  • Flexible approach to work to meet business requirements
  • Responsibilities :

  • Manage a team of 4 Direct Reports and a team of up to 100 indirect reports providing leadership and direction for the shift
  • Ensure Depot meets client SLA’s and budgetary targets
  • Ensure compliance with all site HSES rules and regulations
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables
  • Benefits :
  • Bonus
  • Bonus
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • 26 Days Holiday entitlement + Bank Holidays
  • Opt in benefits
  • To all recruitment agencies : Hermes does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Hermes employees or any other organisation location.

    Hermes is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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