Allocations Manager

Embark on a thrilling journey with McGill’s as we seek an Allocations Manager to help us lead the way to allocations perfection based at our Johnstone/Inchinnan Depot.  If you’re passionate about steering the course of efficient transport operations, supporting your colleagues, and playing a key role in the team, this role is your boarding pass to an exciting future.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Rota planner - pilot duty rotas through our advanced scheduling system (DAS), charting a course for operational success
  • Flexibility and change control – navigate roster and duty changes, ensuring a smooth passage through operational challenges
  • Holiday planning – lead the way in managing holiday blocks, steering the operational ship with finesse
  • Budget and payroll – always have one eye on financial control, contributing to budget reporting and payroll collation focusing on the budget at all times
  • Communication – be the conductor for our exceptional drivers, orchestrating communication channels with precision
  • Software expert – navigate the Depot Allocation Software (DAS) system, ensuring all company systems are on the right track

Your Profile:

  • Hold a full UK driving licence including a Cat D licence (if you can’t drive a bus, we can teach you!) so you support the team and navigate our routes with confidence
  • Proven experience in rota building and development, steering through scheduling challenges effortlessly
  • Familiarity with Depot Allocation Software (DAS) is a bonus but not essential, we need you to keep the tech engines running smoothly
  • Focused communicator, both verbally and in writing, establishing clear communication routes
  • Adapt seamlessly to the rhythm of a flexible work approach, navigating through the ever-changing transport landscape
  • DAS, Excel and Outlook are your compass, guiding you through data with precision

What Awaits You on Your Transport Expedition:

  • Journey package – a competitive salary awaits you, ensuring a prosperous journey
  • Propel your growth with continuous training and development, staying ahead in the dynamic transport industry
  • Enjoy unlimited free travel for you and a companion on our services, exploring the routes you help chart


Ready to embark on the allocations expedition?  And be part of our thrilling future!