Contract Manager

Requisition Id:  360373
Business Unit:  XPOE Transport

Wellingborough, GB

Logistics done differently.


Is operating effectively in a transport environment one of your strengths? Is coordinating drivers and ensuring you run a safe and efficient operation a day-to-day occurrence for you?


We are looking for a Contract Manager to run our Wellingborough site working on our customer site along with managing a number of outbases.


If you’ve a wealth of experience in a complex logistics operation; pushing up employee engagement and a strong head for decision making…then read on.


Pay, benefits and more:


The salary on offer will be up to £50,000 with car/car allowance. We offer 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other benefits.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Provide operational excellence through leadership and guidance for the site management team and outbases
  • Create a one team culture across all site functions, where everyone is pulling in the same direction
  • Accountability for site performance, delivering on agreed KPIs and operational metrics
  • Ownership of the site safety strategy, through colleague engagement and delivering a first-class safety culture
  • Be proactive in identifying change and continuous improvement opportunities throughout the operation


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • Ideally, you’ll be CPC qualified and have a good understanding of driver’s hours
  • Ideally, you’ll already be a Transport Manager or have experience in last mile or 2-person delivery
  • Warehousing related & safety qualifications, IOSH for example
  • Able to effectively communicate confidently at all levels



Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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