Fleet Manager

IRIS | Networx | Recruitment Software & Services

Fleet manager

Permanent: Full time (37 hrs)

Salary: £40,000 per annum

Location: Trowbridge, Melksham and surrounding areas

Flexible working opportunities

Closing date: Sunday 4th February, at midnight

Interview date: 14/15th February 2024

Who We Are

Selwood Housing Group is a not-for-profit housing association committed to providing affordable local homes for our customers. We have nearly 7,000 homes for affordable rent and shared ownership in Wiltshire, Somerset and Bath and North-East Somerset and employ over 300 staff from our offices in Trowbridge and Melksham.

The role

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Fleet Manager to join our team. As the Fleet Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and optimising our vehicle fleet operations. This role involves strategic planning, procurement, contracts management, maintenance coordination, and ensuring compliance with safety and environmental standards.

It has the following main responsibilities;

  • Develop and implement comprehensive fleet management strategies to optimise efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Oversee the procurement, maintenance, and disposal of the company’s vehicle fleet.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations, environmental standards, and relevant legislation.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand operational needs and align fleet services accordingly.
  • Manage relationships with external suppliers, including negotiating contracts and ensuring service level agreements are met.
  • Develop and maintain a preventive maintenance program to ensure the reliability and longevity of vehicles.
  • Analyse data and trends to make informed decisions on fleet improvements and cost reduction.
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure the accuracy of fleet records, including maintenance logs and fuel consumption.

What We Need

For this role you’ll need to have the following skills and experience;

  • Proven experience in fleet management, preferably in a social housing or related industry.
  • Strong understanding of safety regulations, environmental standards, and compliance requirements.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments.
  • Knowledge of vehicle maintenance and repair processes.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to use data to drive decision-making.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Relevant professional qualification in fleet management, logistics, or a related field.

What We Offer

Our main benefits include;

  • 30 holiday plus bank holidays
  • 2 paid gifted days; one for your birthday and one over Christmas
  • Buy/sell up to 1 week’s holiday
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working opportunities – giving you flexibility on how long, where and when you work to support better customer service and promote a work/life balance.
  • Competitive pension (you pay 4%, we pay 4% or choose to opt into our enhanced pension scheme, where you pay 4%, we pay 9%)
  • Cycle to work scheme

The closing date of this advert is subject to change based on the volume of applications or the hiring timeline.

To apply for this job please visit www.networxrecruitment.com.

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