Fleet Manager (Logistics and Transportation)
Home Based - Midlands
£38,894 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Fleet Manager to join them on a Full Time, Permanent basis to manage their fleet and to develop and implement a Group Fleet Strategy.
This is a key role for them in which you will manage their fleet day to day and maintain a smooth and cost-effective transport operation whilst minimising risk.
You will look to optimise fleet utilisation through technology, improving business processes and controls to drive fleet compliance whilst reducing costs, improving driver behaviour and managing Health and Safety effectively.
You will have responsibility for the effective management of the Fleet Administration team and will provide clear direction, coaching, support and performance management to direct reports so that the Fleet team can deliver their team objectives.
They are looking for somebody who has:
Proven experience in Fleet Management of light commercial vehicles and company cars in a multi-site organisation
Experience of managing vehicle lease agreements, ensuring operational need for vehicles is delivered
Experience ensuring fleet compliance (in line with DVSA, GOV UK requirements) and identifying opportunities to improve fleet safety and efficiency
Experience in procuring lease hire agreements, and contracts for vehicle repairs, livery and replacement vehicles
Experience maintaining Fleet Management Information Systems
Experience implement management systems to provide best in class recording and reporting systems on servicing, MOT, repairs, accidents, vehicle usage, driver behaviour and fuel management.
A Diploma in Commercial Fleet Management or equivalent qualification or experience
It is also essential that you hold a full driving licence.
Who they are
Our client owns and manages 45,000 homes across the Midlands, with a portfolio that includes social and affordable rent and shared ownership houses. The group has G1 governance and V1 financial viability ratings from the Regulator of Social Housing and was the seventh largest housing association builder completing 1,448 new homes in 2019/20 at an investment of £258m. They are committed to making a real and positive difference to the lives of local customers and the communities they live in.
Working with them is more than just a job. They value the contribution that their colleagues make to their business and offer lots of opportunities for you to get involved - from networking groups through to fun community and social events.
They aim to attract, develop and retain the best people so, along with your generous salary they also offer a great range of benefits.
The Group is committed to their employees working flexibly where they can and they are keen to attract talent from diverse backgrounds. If you are interested in this role but would like to explore a different way of working to the standard Monday to Friday, 9-5 approach, then please highlight this on your application or discuss it with them at the interview stage. After all, they want to attract the best people to work for them and they know that one size does not fit all.
If this sounds like the place for you then they’d love to hear from you.
Our client is committed to building a healthy, vibrant and inclusive organisation that treats people with respect and creates opportunities for all
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