Are you looking for an opportunity to build on your Fleet Management career?
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Fleet Management professional to lead the strategic development and continuous improvement of the fleet service, based at the council’s Hollingdean depot.
About the role
You will assume overall responsibility for the fleet and ensure compliance with all road transport legislation, health and safety regulations, and industry best practice, including developing, reviewing and implementing policies and procedures. You will be accountable for leading and managing the council’s vehicle maintenance workshop and team of mechanics, enabling others to achieve, dealing with issues and developing people.
To be successful in this role you must hold a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) in Road Haulage Operations, possess in-depth knowledge of Fleet Management principles and systems, and have full understanding of the Operator’s Licence requirements.
You will bring experience of leading and managing teams, and making change happen, whilst working in partnership and building effective working relationships with all relevant internal and external stakeholders including Union representatives.
In exchange you will benefit from being part of a high performing management team which is highly supportive of each other, you will see the positive impact your role has on service delivery and build strong reciprocal relationships with key customers and stakeholders who value and respect your input.
You can also enjoy a range of benefits, including:
- annual leave starting at 28 days, plus bank/public holidays, plus 2 extra-statutory days, and 2 concessionary days per annum;
- a range of discounts with local and national retailers and services;
- 24/7 access to free advice and support via the councils employee assistance programme;
- Family friendly benefits including flexible working;
- Lifestyle benefits such as season ticket loans, travel and leisure discounts;
- Tax-free benefits including occupational pension scheme , childcare vouchers and cycle to work schemes;
- Training, development and support to help you grow and succeed.
If you would like to find out more about this opportunity please call Melissa Francis, Head of Operations on 07795 336209.
We highly recommend you read the ‘Statement Guidance’ below before you apply for this job. It is important you are able to show how you meet the Person Specification when applying. Not following this guidance is likely to reduce your chances of success.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only. Note this is a full time post (not term time only); Monday to Friday; 37 hours per week.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.