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Job Overview

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£35,000-45,000 Permanent


Warehouse Operations




South West



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Job Overview

About The Role

Do you have a passion for making things happen today, not tomorrow?

Our Depot Managers empower our people to make the right decisions, not necessarily the easy ones. You will be responsible for the operational performance of one of our 18 Depot’s, playing an integral part in enabling the best service to be delivered. You will focus on being brilliant by setting and maintaining high standards regarding operational policies, transport legislation, health and safety and people management.

We want our Depot managers to promote a productive and happy environment, you will do this alongside our Districts and Depot Management team to strengthen our future.

  • Hours: Monday-Friday (37.5 hours per week)
  • Job type: Full time / Permanent contract

Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing

  • Ensure the depot always remains legal and compliant
  • The ability to manage people well and set performance goals.
  • Follow HR processes & procedures such as investigations, disciplinary meetings etc
  • Management of performance that's fair and consistent
  • Supervise and delegate daily tasks, taking accountability
  • Manage driver expectations and address any issues
  • Motivate and support direct reports' development and wellbeing
  • Maintain daily and weekly reports

Key Deliverables:

  • Performance on agreed KPIs
  • Effective leadership with a motivated workforce
  • Management of the budget for the Depot including the cost to deliver

A Few Things About You

Technical Skills:

  • Excellent logistical knowledge including transport legislation
  • CPC holder preferred but not essential
  • Understanding and ability to manage budgets effectively
  • Understand all relevant Health and Safety legislation
  • Ability to interpret and analyse data and produce management reports

A Bit About Us

Our people are our superpower, and that’s no accident. We’re looking for everyday heroes who want to learn and help other people achieve. Those glass-half-full-types who have an appetite for a better tomorrow.

With AO, the sky’s the limit. We’ll support you to be the best version of yourself and always drive your career forward.

We keep things simple. We say things like "treat every customer like they’re your gran" and "make decisions your mum would be proud of" because we’re personal and act with integrity - every day in every action.

Our Benefits

  • 33 days holiday (Including Bank Holidays)
  • At least 5% contribution pension scheme
  • Healthcare Cashback Scheme
  • Exclusive Staff Discount
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Packages
  • Expression of wish service
  • Make a difference days (x2 fully paid charity days a year)
  • Share-save Scheme

To see all our benefits and perks, visit our AO Benefits page.

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