Driver Team Manager

Airport Way

Job Details


Luton Coach Station - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£39,200 per annum

Closing Date

10/02/2023 10:00

Join us on the Journey...

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Driver Team Manager to based at our Luton site. In this role, you will lead, motivate and develop a team of drivers to ensure that the business needs are met in terms of efficient and economical operations and that our customers receive an excellent experience from engaged, professional, well trained drivers. You will be a visible, approachable manager with the ability to adapt management style to the situation.

What you'll do...

  • Recruitment, training, induction, performance management, welfare arrangements, disciplinary procedures and health and safety requirements of your team as required.
  • Carry out competency assessments and monitoring of the drivers and trainee drivers to maximise performance and engagement.
  • Ensure that team members are fit for duty. 
  • Responsible for briefings of drivers and trainees drivers.
  • Ensure that all accidents/incidents are reported, investigated and managed and that appropriate follow up action is taken

What you'll need...

  • A good working knowledge of UK & EU Driver’s Hours Regulations
  • Management CPC qualification desirable or willing to work towards
  • Experience of managing and motivating a diverse team to deliver excellent standards of performance
  • The ability to handle complex employee processes such as ill health/welfare procedures,  disciplinarys, grievances and accident investigations
  • Confident in working with financial indicators
  • PCV licence desirable

In return, we offer a wide range of benefits such as...

  • Free travel for you and your partner
  • Company pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Paid annual leave
  • A variety of deals and discounts via NX online portal including travel, days out, cinema, mobile, car and many more

Things to note...

National Express has a very high focus on health and safety and as a result operates a strict Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.

Drug and Alcohol testing is completed as part of the assessment process as well random checks during employment according to the policy.



Your place in our world

Operations Manager
Driver Team Manager