General Manager

Requisition Id:  370193
Business Unit:  XPOE Transport

West Thurrock, GB, RM20 3AG

Logistics done differently.


We’re currently recruiting for a General Manager based in Thurrock.  You’ll responsible for the operational and financial performance of the contract, taking ownership of vehicles and staff as we provide a seamless service to your assigned contracts. You’ll ensure that we are constantly compliant and achieving customer KPIs in a timely manner.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £65,000 per annum, a monthly car / car allowance and bonus. In addition, 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 perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Oversee the successful expansion of the contract and supporting functions, ensuring regular customer updates on progress and delivery. 
  • Develop and identify KPIs and continuous improvement initiatives for the contract to ensure high productivity and return.
  • Lead regular health and safety and compliance meetings to ensure that all vehicles and equipment are in line with regulations and are safe to operate.
  • Build and develop an effective management team for long term success.



What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • An international CPC qualification is essential
  • Experience managing a transport contract within a third-party environment or general haulage
  • An effective understanding of budgets and P&L
  • The ability to communicate effectively with all customers and stakeholders



XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain 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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