Fleet Manager

Company Details

Sahara Group is a leading international energy and infrastructure conglomerate with operations in over 38 countries across Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia. Spanning three decades, we have broken ground and challenged stereotypes across the global business landscape. The women and men who make up our organization are our strongest levers for growth. We are employing to fill the job post below:

Employment Title: Fleet Manager

Area: Lagos State, Nigeria
Job type: Full time
Level: Manager / Supervisor

Purpose Statement

  • The role manages the entire activities of the Fleet department to ensure that fleet is always available, dependable and safe at all times.
  • The incumbent develops, refines, and oversees the preventative maintenance programs and ensures compliance with organisational policies, Government regulations and manufacturer requirements.

Key Deliverables:

  • Analyses maintenance costs and provides recommendations on fleet utilization and replacement
  • Tracks fleet usage and maintain accurate inventories of equipment
  • Assists in the development of maintenance budgets by providing input relative to policies, costs, established metrics, and projections
  • Ensures the maintenance records for all fleet and heavy equipment assets are accurate and up to date
  • Monitor and ensure fleet operation in compliance with local and state rules and regulations.
  • Maintain and monitor a data management system to organize fleets as per various schedules and requests.
  • Maintain knowledge and utilize all fleet information and user surveys to forecast new requirements.
  • Maintenance estimate collation and documentation report
  • Provides leadership and effective communication to management, employees and other stakeholders
  • Communicates maintenance requirements to ensure maximum efficiency and implement corrective actions as required
  • Collaborates with other departments on cross-department initiatives
  • Driver management through monthly pep-talk

Minimum Qualification/ Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management or related field.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in fleet management, mechanical maintenance, preventative maintenance, budget administration, contract management, and tendering procedures.
  • Valid driver’s license. Must meet all internal and local regulatory requirements to drive.
  • Thorough knowledge of principles, practices, tools, equipment and materials for vehicle maintenance and fleet management
  • Certification in Logistics and transport management would be an added advantage.

Personality Traits:

  • Candidate must be hardworking and dedicated
  • Candidate must be highly analytical and creative,
  • Candidate must be resourceful with good interpersonal skills to relate with people across different social strata.
  • Candidate must possess the ability to adapt to different types of environment

Knowledge / Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of vehicle basic operating system
  • Good knowledge of excel
  • Ability to think on his/her feet
  • Requires minimal supervision
  • Ability to be creative in logistic challenge resolution
  • Ability to manage time and other resources available – human and material

Working Relationships:

  • Sahara Group Drivers
  • Account officers in respective Group companies
  • Fleet vendors
  • Sahara fleet users
Application Closing Date

Friday, 25th September 2020.

How to Apply

The interested and qualified applicants should Click Apply for Job now:

To apply for this job please visit careers.sahara-group.com.

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