Collection & Delivery Driver

  • Job Reference: 379683167-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Babcock
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Business Development, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Collection & Delivery Driver
Location: Park Royal, London, GB, NW10 7LT
Business Unit: Engineering & Training Services
REF: 35062

About the role

We're looking to recruit a Collection & Delivery Driver to provide a reliable service to our customer; the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). We support the UK's largest police service by managing the availability of over 3,500 MPS vehicles and associated specialist equipment, providing Vehicle Repair & Maintenance, Collision Repair, Logistics Support and Fleet Administration - we do this across three workshops 24/7, 365 days a year.

As a Collection & Delivery Driver you'll be responsible for collecting and delivering a range of vehicles to and from various MPS Stations, Babcock workshops, external dealerships and other locations across the London network. You'll find yourself behind the wheel of a whole range of different vehicles; you'll be responsible for providing an impeccable, efficient and courteous service to the MPS; at all times promoting Babcock's company values and standards and exhibiting appropriate behaviour in accordance with our company's ethos and Health & Safety policy.

If you have a passion for driving and would relish the experience of driving a diverse range of Police vehicles then we would like to hear from you...

What do I need to do the role?
Significant and relevant experience in a driving role is crucial and you must have held the minimum UK standard C1 Driver's Licence for a period of 5 years or more. It's also essential that you have no more than 3 points on your licence and have never been convicted for any related drink driving offence.

We would also like you to have the following:-

ability to drive 7.5T;
good geographical knowledge of London Metropolitan area and borroughs;
sound knowledge of Vehicle Regulations, Traffic Legislation and the Highway Code;
basic knowledge of the Working Time Directive and Drivers hours;
live locally (West London) and within easy travelling distance of our Park Royal workshop (essential)Lastly, you'll need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) and the ability to interface effectively with workshops/garages/dealerships and members of the MPS.

What else do I need to know?

Standard hours of work are 6:30am - 4:00 pm, Tuesday to Saturday (overtime at time and half for Sundays and Mondays)
The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online using PC, Laptop or Mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please click . Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting

Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.

Closing date: 7th October 2021