Transport Manager - English Speaking (Contract)

Transport Manager - English Speaking (Contract)

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Summary of Role:

The Transport Team are responsible for developing and planning the transport strategy and system for a hospitality programme at the event. Sourcing and contracting transport suppliers and researching and drafting all transport routes. As well as preparing transport contingency plans and driver training.

This role is a contract role, and the estimated contract dates would be early December 2021 until late February/early March 2022. Please note these dates would include local quarantine after arrival. VISA, Flights and Accommodation are provided.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pre-event planning and preparation of all transport systems
  • Develop a comprehensive geographical knowledge of the area and the various routes
  • Establish efficient & effective coach transport system including emergency plans
  • Produce event time manuals, including transport operations manual, route maps and incident & accident logs for drivers and transport teams
  • Management of all on-site transport operations
  • Alongside the programme manager and account director develop transport schedules.
  • Build effective and professional working relationships with all suppliers
  • Devise coach loading and dispatch system and manage during event time
  • Understand all security procedures and collaborate with the client Security Team to implement all necessary safeguards in to transport planning
  • Ensure drivers and/or hosts are fully conversant with safety aspects of vehicle
  • Train and manage transport team and wider event team as necessary on all elements of transport
  • Prepare roster plans for drivers and transport team to ensure drivers have adequate breaks between shifts.
  • Understand event procedures and protocols

This is not an exhaustive list, and all team members will be expected to contribute to any other aspects of the business, as necessary.

Skills, Knowledge, Expertise:

  • Fluent in English
  • Previous experience in a transport role at a large-scale event with a demonstrable understanding of transport logistics
  • Team and driver management experience
  • Excellent IT skills, Excel, Word, PowerPoint - confident using different platforms and devices
  • Project management experience
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Attributes:

  • High energy, comfortable working potentially long hours in a demanding but rewarding and friendly environment
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, confident, outgoing
  • Willing to roll sleeves up and get involved
  • Passionate about sport, hospitality and delivery
  • Able to work in a calm, kind and professional manner in a pressured environment
  • Ability to prioritise a demanding workload
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LUKA, part of the CSM Sports & Entertainment group, is a specialised agency, developing and delivering coordinated strategic activations for sponsors and other stakeholders at global events.

 

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