Transport Manager

Leading ASX top 100 Ports Transport and Logistics Company, Friendly, local team, Flexible location - North/North West Tasmania.

Qube Ports is the major integrated port solutions provider in Australia, with services and facilities in over 28 Australian Ports, together with cargo storage, materials handling and distribution operations in all Australian states. This allows us to lead the market in providing purpose designed solutions for our customers handling containers, bulk, automotive and general cargo.


Our Tasmania Operations currently undertakes a range of transport activities across the state. Reporting to the State Manager, this role requires an experienced leader with strong communication skills to manage all aspects of the transportation discipline. This will include safety and security compliances, route structures and development, personnel scheduling, work load assignments, cost control and measure driven performance. Regular travel throughout the state will be required with the role based predominantly in the North/North West of the state.


  • Manage and assist in the planning and execution of the daily transportation requirements of company drivers. (Remote and on site), includes long haul and short hauls operations, load dispatch and delivery follow up.
  • Contributes to and implements strategic concepts to reduce costs and increases service according to company requirements
  • People Management. Ensures that good people practices are deployed in the transport department. (Training, coaching, mentoring).
  • Act as first point of contact for the client on site and manager resources to meet demands
  • Is responsible to ensure that all activities are in adherence to Service Agreements and local governance
  • Direct investigations to verify and resolve customer or shipper complaints
  • Implement schedule and policy changes
  • Collaborate with other managers and staff members in order to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals and objectives
  • Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with policies and procedures, safety rules and government regulations
  • Promote safe work activities by conducting safety audits, attending company safety meetings, and meeting with individual staff members
  • Direct and coordinate activities in order to maximise the use of equipment, facilities and human resources
  • Assist in allocation of resources to improve operational performance and monitor regularly
  • Participate in monthly performance meetings
  • Recognise and reward safe behaviour. Challenge and counsel improvements to eliminate unsafe behaviour. Report on action failures to comply with safety standards or procedures
  • Ability to coach and encourage others to attain their own personal standards


  • A minimum of 3-5 years previous experience in a similar role
  • Certificate IV in Frontline Management, equivalent or greater
  • Sound knowledge of the transport industry and business management
  • Experience in bulk transport preferred
  • MSIC Card or ability to obtain

Qube Ports & Bulk values diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from females, Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders. If you would like the opportunity to join one of the fastest growing Ports, Transport and Logistics companies in Australia then apply now. Job application close Friday 16th October, 5:00pm. For any question or copy of Job description please email Dana Cleary

05/10/2020 $0 Devonport & North West 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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