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- Requires skills in organisation, staff management, customer service, budgeting, and IT
- With experience, become a service director or manage transport operations in the private sector
- Option to work in the charity sector or move into areas like freight transport planning and management
- Setting up staff rotas
- Recruiting and training staff
- Managing bookings
- Organising vehicle maintenance
- Marketing and advertising
- Making sure services comply with the law
Early starts are common and you may have to work weekends. You'll work in an office and spend most of your time at a computer.
This role is ideal for someone who enjoys working with others and has good communication skills.
There are no set entry requirements, but GCSEs or experience of managing people and transport services might be helpful.
You could start as a driver or passenger assistant in community transport.
You'll need clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for this role.
With experience, you could become a service director or manage transport operations in the private sector, for example with bus and coach companies. You could work in the charity sector, coordinating services, or move into areas like freight transport planning and management.