• Oxford, UK
  • Full-time
  • Shift Pattern: 5 out of 7
  • Working Pattern: Days/Evenings - Weekend Working Included

Company Description

Pedal & Post is leading the way with sustainable logistics, we are a local company with big ambitions and a vision of addressing the climate emergency within the logistics sector. This gives us a strong purpose and strong working culture thats primarily around cycle logistics and cargo bikes at present. we have a very clear strategy to expand, increase our coverage area and increase our operational efficiencies. We are a diverse operation which specialises in first and last mile delivery, same day delivery with pioneering projects in medical logistics that have never been done in the UK before!

Job Description

We will be recruiting for an Assistant Depot Manager to join our Founder in our HQ in Oxford in 2021 with the intention of bringing new ideas, experience and help our team and business to achieve ever-greater heights by leading and inspiring from the front. Could this be you? This role will be based at our Depot in Oxford, OX2 0EX

As an Assistant Depot Manager you will be given the autonomy and responsibility for the day-to-day site management of your depot with the intention of this becoming a General Depot Manager position as the depot grows

Additionally you’ll also have accountability for;

  • Achieving Depot objectives in terms of Health & Safety, security, productivity, Fleet Maintenance and achieving big with limited resources as we are bootstrapping as a company
  • Deliver outstanding service to our customers/clients with a team driven to be the best they can be
  • Provide the safest and healthiest environment in which your teams work

  • Encourage a circle of safety, investing time, energy and training into every employee
  • Manage the Depot through Profit & Loss through effective planning and reporting
  • Support and train new couriers following and improving on our training plans


What we’re looking for

  • You’ll know the logistics, courier or distribution industry and have experience of running medium, fast paced, 24/7 operations
  • Responsibility for small to medium sized team of 15-50 people
  • You will be a confident communicator/presenter with the skills to lead and manage teams as well as influence strategy and liaise with our Directors/Founder
  • A person capable of decisive and effective decision-making, in a time pressured environment
  • A passion for motivating and being part of a purpose driven business
  • Someone that really enjoys resolving problems and demonstrates high levels of resilience, self-motivation and flexibility.

Additional Information

Job Specifics

You will have a comprehensive induction to Pedal & Post, this will include both a Managerial induction followed by software introduction and you’ll be expected to pass our cargo bike training scheme and be capable of covering any of our delivery routes if required

Our depots operates 6 days a week (excludes Sundays) therefore you will be required to cover any 5 shifts, which could include weekend working.

A full UK driving license or a full motorbike license is preferable however training towards these can be supported for the right candidate


Your package will include a basic salary with large potential for it to increase with the depots expansion. Use of company vehicles, bonus scheme, based on individual KPI’s company targets as well as this you have access to some other great perk with local business’s in Oxford

Could this be a position for you?