Fleet Operations Manager

Contact 3 - Pertemps Managed Solutions
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title – Fleet Operations Manager

Location Reading RG1 8DB

Salary - Up to £45,000 per annum

Duration – Perm / Full time

Sector – Logistics

One of the UK's largest utility companies is seeking a Fleet Operations Manager based in Reading to join its expanding team. You will receive a range of benefits including an excellent contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, season ticket loans and paid volunteering days.

You will be part of a small team, this is a demanding and varied role, providing a great opportunity for you to further develop and improve our fleet operations and compliance area across the business through the development of strategies to support a safe and compliant fleet, with optimum vehicle availability and effective management of policies.

As the Fleet Operations Manager, your duties will be to:

• Develop and implement robust policies, standards, systems and processes to ensure the ongoing compliance of the operator licence and maintenance management, to deliver a cost effective, timely and compliant vehicle and plant fleet.

• Build and manage a large budget, with effective monitoring and forecasting, demonstrating an understanding of risks and opportunities.

• Drive continuous improvement across fleet operations and compliance, using your contract and performance management skills.

• Provide specialist advice to influence decision making and/or development of solutions in respect of the vehicle and plant design in line with the application.

• Employ a leading practice approach through keeping in touch with latest developments and innovation in the industry and across companies, in compliance and maintenance management and associated legislation to make supported recommendations for improvements.

• Manage and develop key stakeholder relationships to improve business performance.

• Provide leadership and development to team members.

To be a successful Fleet Operations Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

• A proven track record in managing a mixed fleet of vehicles, across multiple sites and disciplines, with strong performance management and commercial skills.

• Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Transport Law, including Road Traffic Act Health & Safety, Construction & Use, Trailers & Loading, Licensing, Drivers Hours, etc.

• Be innovative and challenging, with the ability to develop business cases to support changes and improvements.

In return, the Fleet Operations Manager will receive a salary of up to £45,000 per annum