Depot Operations Manager - Dublin 24

Dublin 24

A leading national parcel express operator, now seeks applications for the position of Depot Operations Manager overseeing the Monday - Friday team (5 Supervisors) from 8am - 5pm. The ideal individual will be a proven "People Manager" with exceptional interpersonal skills.  


  • Take responsibility for Health and Safety issues in conjunction with company Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Ensuring all driver have received essential training.
  • Ensure a smooth handover from Night shift through to morning despatch.
  • Despatch of all drivers daily.
  • Allocation of collections to drivers daily and follow up on same throughout the day.
  • Maintain a list of any additional labels required by Couriers for oversize etc. Remuneration for same to be signed off weekly.
  • Take responsibility for the despatch of high-value goods by implementing the agreed process.
  • Minimise parcels entering problem freight area through close inspection of these parcels.
  • Management of the problem freight area ensuring agreed processes are being followed through. 
  • Responsibility and follow up on all GLIT applicable to the Depot and on-charging to the relevant driver.
  • Security scanning of selected drivers daily.
  • Follow up on all domestic claims queries and achieve closure on same.
  • Manage use of temporary employees through close monitoring, briefing and motivation to ensure performance criteria is met.
  • Ensure all emails/calls are responded to in a timely fashion. 
  • Respond to daily reporting requirements and scheduling as necessary.
  • Work with the customer service department on any issues or urgent parcels.
  • Provide feedback on any resource concerns in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring staff hours are updated weekly on the time management system and agency hours are sent to the relevant agency.
  • Floor walking to ensure all best practice is being followed.
  • Ensure a smooth handover of duties and any requests to the PM Supervisory team.

Key Requirements;

  • Previous people-management experience with a particular emphasis on support, motivation and being the main conduit for issue resolution.
  • Minimum 5 years experience at management level within a Transport, Distribution, Road Freight, Courier or Logistics company.  
  • Problem-solving and planning effective contingencies and solutions.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative, well organised to prioritize your workload.
  • Flexible, can do attitude approach to work.
  • Ability to communicate confidently at all levels.
  • Motivating and driving teams.
  • Problem-solving and planning effective contingencies and solution

Full time, Permanent, Working hours 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

€45,000 with review after 6 months

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity, please contact Garvan Cerasi