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Transport Manager (AAH Belfast)


Transport Manager – AAH Belfast

Full Time

££Competitive Salary & Benefits Package

Location: AAH, 6 Prince Regent Rd, Castlereagh, Belfast, BT5 6QR


Celesio UK, a pioneering provider of integrated healthcare services, have an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Transport Manager to join our innovative and forward thinking logistics team within our AAH Belfast Branch.


As the Transport Manager, you will be responsible for taking ownership and accountability for the transport and dispatch function within the AAH Belfast branch, ensuring performance levels are achieved within defined financial and operational directives.

The successful applicant will be accountable for providing effective and professional leadership to the transport and dispatch teams, facilitating a collaborative and inspirational teamwork approach. He/she will effectively manage and motivate both teams in all management activities, as well as controlling costs and driving efficiencies within the department. A key element of this role will be to ensure that the team is compliant with all relevant regulations regarding Fleet, Safety and Internal Compliance.


The ideal applicant will have previous experience working as a key member of a Senior Management team. He/she will have effectively managed and developed a team within a similar branch environment, with experience of a fleet size in excess of 40+ large vehicles.

To succeed in this role, it is essential that you have proven experience in strategic & tactical planning, designing and implementing a Transport Branch development plan to address future requirements.

We will require you to have an International Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), and ideally you will have or been working towards a Certificate of Management Studies or equivalent. Prior exposure to route scheduling software is also highly desirable for this position.

This role is perfect for a seasoned Transport professional that can challenge the way we operate, and looking for a new opportunity where he/she can take real ownership of our transport operation. Strong leadership qualities coupled with exposure to transformational change projects is to be expected.

Please note the closing date for applications for this vacancy is Friday 1st June 2018.

However, if we experience a high volume of applications for this post, it may be necessary to close applications prior to this date. We would therefore encourage all applicants to apply as soon as possible.

We are looking for colleagues who share our passion for innovation and caring for people, who can help us to shape the future of healthcare and meet the constantly changing needs of our customers.


AAH Pharmaceuticals

A career with us is a career at the cutting edge of logistics and supply. We are the largest pharmaceutical wholesaler in the UK. We have over 3,800 employees at 18 locations across the UK and are the largest distributor of pharmaceutical and healthcare products and services to pharmacies, hospitals and doctors. Every week our 18 country wide depots make 100,000 deliveries from a stock of more than 20,000 products, providing the NHS with a safe, efficient and cost effective way of getting medicines from manufacturers to dispensing points.

Rewards and benefits

Wherever you work with Celesio UK, you will enjoy a uniquely rewarding career. You will be challenged but well remunerated, assume real responsibility but be well trained and developed to undertake it. You’ll work hard but be recognised for your contribution and be able to keep a healthy work/life balance. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a valuable benefits package which includes generous holiday, pension scheme, professional support and relevant training, childcare vouchers, option to buy additional holiday and an employee discount scheme. What’s more, we regularly review our rewards package and it is improving all the time.


This vacancy is closed to applications.