Empire Recruitment
February 2, 2024
Dublin, Ireland
Job Type


As the Departmental Operations Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the European Road Freight department. This includes managing a team of professionals, optimising processes, and ensuring the efficient and timely delivery of services. You will work closely with various stakeholders and the head of operations to maintain high standards of operational excellence and contribute to the overall success of the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

Team Leadership:

  • Lead and motivate a team of operations staff, ensuring a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Provide guidance, coaching, and performance feedback to team members.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the department.

Operational Excellence:

  • Oversee the planning and execution of transportation services to meet customer requirements.
  • Implement and optimise operational processes to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and implement corrective actions as needed.

Customer Relations:

  • Collaborate with the customer service team to ensure exceptional customer satisfaction.
  • Address and resolve customer issues or concerns promptly and professionally.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the customer experience and service delivery.

Resource Management:

  • Manage and allocate resources effectively to meet operational demands.
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure seamless integration of operations with other business functions.
  • Implement resource planning strategies to optimise workforce utilisation.

Compliance and Safety:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant industry regulations and company policies.
  • Implement safety protocols and standards to promote a safe working environment.
  • Conduct regular audits to assess compliance and address any non-compliance issues.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Logistics, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven experience in operations management within the transportation industry of 5 years or more in a managerial position within European Road Freight.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant industry regulations and compliance standards.

Salary: €65-€75K + DOE per year

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