Fleet Manager at Sahara Group

Fleet Manager at Sahara Group

Job Features

Job FieldLogistics
Job TypeFull-Time
LocationLagos State
Experience8 years

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 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.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Sahara Group on careers.sahara-group.com to apply

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