Allocations Manager

Embark on a thrilling journey with McGill’s Midland Bluebird as we seek an Allocations Manager to help us lead the way to allocations perfection based at our Larbert 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!