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Fleet Manager

  • Job added:   7 October 2019
  • Salary:   £30000 - £40000/annum
  • Location:   Bracknell
  • County:   Berkshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   210956068
  • Company:   CV-Library
Job title: Fleet Manager

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Business overview

Shorts Group Limited is an established, independent family-owned business offering excellent quality and services having 60 years of experience in serving the various aspects of the construction, agricultural and waste management industries.

We are currently looking for an experienced Fleet Manager to join our friendly team who will be responsible for ensuring that the Company fleet (currently around 100 vehicles) is supported to be effective, legal and compliant.

Job description for the Fleet Manager

To manage and administer all aspects of the company Operator license
Ensure that all DVSA and company compliance standards are adhered to. This includes working with the Workshop Manager to ensure timely scheduling for PMI, MOT, servicing, drivers routine checks and that the workshop is maintained with inspections etc. Carry out audits
Daily monitoring of the defect reports
Review, document and improve compliance and safety in operations/safe systems of work. Support driver briefings on performance, operations, health & safety etc.
Take action against any infringements reports on from Tacho reports
Manage and control costs of fleet maintenance and work with managers to ensure efficiency
Report to senior management as required on KPI’s (costs, availability, accidents etc.)
Ensure all incidences/accidents reported are investigated and actioned upon. Administrate Vehicle/Insurance databases and claims. Negotiate insurance renewal
Support the Workshop Manager with stock strategy (levels & costs)
Work closely with department managers to agree scope of new vehicle purchases and manage asset disposals / new vehicle on-boarding
Advise the business on industry wide developments (i.e. alternative fuels and emissions etc. line with legislation changes)
Acquire and maintain FORS status
Carry out any other reasonable request as required by your Line Manager or the Customer

Requirements for the Fleet Manager

CPC Transport Manager Qualification / Operators License / Full DVLC
Compliance management experience in transport a multi-site/large fleet environment
Good communication, interpersonal and people management skills
Good knowledge/understanding of FORS etc.
IT literate and experienced in preparing and delivering reports
Professional, confident, flexible and positive
An analytical problem solver that works well under pressure

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