Head of Fleet Management

21 Apr 2021
19 May 2021
Job Title
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
One of our local authority clients are currently recruiting for a Head of Fleet Management. This is a temporary contract for 2 months with possible further extension based on budget and performance.

Main Purpose of Post/Job Summary

* The post holder will be responsible for the effective leadership and management of services that come under their control in the pursuit of service excellence, value for money and continuous improvement. In this capacity, and as part of the Technical Management Team (TMT1) the post holder will provide clear leadership in the areas of Fleet Management. They will assist in the support of the Technical Management Team (TMT), in their strategic, policy and decision– making roles by providing timely, professional and objective advice on the areas of responsibility which fall under the responsibility of this post.

Job Duties

* To be responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of strategies, policies, and procedures for the Council's Fleet.

* Ensure the Fleet section conduct regular risk assessments and route risk assessments to meet business needs and where required put measures in place to mitigate against any risks.

* Undertake research and prepare reports to SMT or Council to inform and develop improvements on the fleet service.

* Monitor and evaluate the quality and performance of services under the post holders control, and report and make recommendations on services improvements on same to the Assistant Director, as required.

* In conjunction with other Heads of Service drive service improvement by developing or commissioning cost effective, efficient, high quality, responsive, robust, and integrated services which will deliver Council's responsibilities, aims and objectives.

* To ensure that staff within the section are adequately trained so they able to conduct their duties in a safe and efficient manner.

* Undertake procurement of vehicles and mobile plant (in line with Council procurement policies) for use by all directorates; research finance options against makes and models, advise of finance solutions and services, including direct purchase, leasing/contract hire arrangements, contract maintenance, etc. Providing reports and recommendations in relation to these matters.

* Ensure the Council meets the Department of Infrastructure: Transport Regulatory Unit requirements by providing the correct "Transport Manager" cover.

* Ensure appropriate fleet management services and fleet maintenance are provided, meeting frontline operational service delivery requirements.

* Examine the options of internal and/or external Fleet maintenance contract arrangements in pursuit of efficiency and effectiveness and implement as agreed.

The above is a brief overview of the role, details and specification will be provided should you be successful. If interested in this position, please send your CV to Jahker Miah at Coyle Personnel Ltd

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