Fleet News

Fleet Manager

  • Job added:   6 September 2018
  • Location:   BA14 0FL
  • County:   Wiltshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   208447311
  • Company:   CV-Library
Fleet Manager

Are you passionate and knowledgeable about fleet? Do you have strong leadership and stakeholder management skills? Have you taken care of large, mixed fleet?

If your answer is 'yes' to all of these, then we'd love to hear from you.

About Us Our mission at Hitachi Capital UK is to be exceptional people, providing outstanding customer experiences. Our Vehicle Solutions business is one of the UK's leading providers of funding and fleet management solutions for small and large cars and commercial vehicle fleets. We have been funding cars, vans, HGVs and specialist vehicles in the UK for over 30 years and have seen consistent growth across our business. One of the reasons we have experienced this growth is our creativity and a real passion for innovation.

The Role We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced fleet or leasing manager with strong leadership skills to join our Vehicle Solutions business in Trowbridge. This role will see you managing a team of direct and indirect reports for one of our most prestigious clients.

The team you will be managing get involved in the build and delivery of new vehicles, as well as the accurate administration and reporting back to the client about the existing fleet.

In your role you will be:
-Managing 3 direct reports, and a further 6 indirect reports

-Ensuring that all fleet administration is effective and compliant with customer and contract needs

-Making sure customer data is accurate and regularly audited

-Raising any trends, anomalies or irregular activities with the customer, offering solutions to address specific issues

-Managing and overseeing the team for the customer specific building, ordering and delivery of vehicles in the Fleet

-Overseeing the production of customer reporting on specific fleet data to include p11d, p46, MID admin etc.

-Ensuring fines and congestion charging processes are managed and adhered to and customer requirements are met

-Overseeing the arrangement, management and reporting on fuel cards, ensuring the team work effectively with our 3rd party provider

-Managing and facilitating customer and supplier meetings

-To undertake any other duties as specified from time to time in accordance with Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC's business requirements

About You You will have proven experience of managing others, as well as an understanding of what goes into looking after large fleets. You'll ideally have had exposure to both commercial and car fleet vehicles, and an appreciation of the work that goes into build and delivery of new vehicles.

One key trait we are looking for is a very keen eye for detail, and the ability to spot discrepancies in reporting. This is because one of the key deliverables on this particular contract is accurate reporting to ensure employees are taxed accurately and fairly on their company vehicle usage.

In addition to the above, it is highly desirable for you to be able to demonstrate the following:

-Strong, proven, people management skills, and experience of leading both direct and indirect reports

-Strong administration skills

-Excellent attention to detail and high levels of accuracy

-Ability to innovate, and strive for continuous improvement

-Commercially-sensitive and aware

-Strong organisational and interpersonal skills

-Ability to grasp and understand the commercial aspects of a customer's business

What We Offer We're passionate about looking after our people at Hitachi Capital UK, as we know that looking after you means that you will look after our customers. Part of the way we do that is by offering a comprehensive salary and benefits package as follows:

-Competitive salary, commensurate with your skills and experience

-Company car, or car allowance

-Annual incentive bonus scheme

-25 days holiday, with the ability to purchase more

-Private Healthcare, with the option to include your partner and dependents

-Life assurance

-A generous pension scheme

-Employee Assistance Programme

-Opportunities to progress

-A chance to study for professional qualifications

-A range of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers, season-ticket loan, discounted gym membership, give as you earn, cycle to work, and many more

Your Application If you like the sound of what we have to offer, and want to be part of our team, apply today. We look forward to setting you on the road to success.

Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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