Fleet Manager

England, Hampshire, Southampton
£55000 - £60000 per annum
26 Apr 2021
10 May 2021
JN -032021-2550346
Matthew Ellison
Senior Management
Contract Type

Michael Page Logistics are looking to recruit a Fleet Manager for our client in Southampton but with the ability to worm remotely and requirement to travel.

Client Details

Our client is a is a fast growing business and within the Healthcare sector.


You will be responsible for supply, monitoring and developing the effectiveness of all fleet operations within the group.

  • To manage the fleet within the company financial and operational objectives ensuring legal compliance.
  • Enhance the brand and ensure the delivery of excellent customer service.
  • Monitor vehicle SMR costs and investigate when above expected threshold.
  • To collate monthly management information from suppliers and internally to provide the Group Procurement Director with a monthly analysis dashboard for Board review.
  • Ensure robust escalation processes are in place for the management of penalty notices and endorsements.
  • The maintenance of the vehicles, including the inspection of vehicles at the appropriate time
  • Management of fleet suppliers to ensure compilation and the accuracy of all SMR records and access to said via online portal tools.
  • Complete monthly Fleet KPI's by agreed deadline and monitor performance.
  • Investigate internal customer services issues provided from our Service Centres, provide prompt feedback and implement remedial actions.
  • Ensure appropriate Contracts, KPIs and SLAs are negotiated and in place with key suppliers.


The ideal candidate for the role will have

  • A minimum 5 years' experience in a commercially focused role managing spend to deliver "best in class" initiatives.
  • Demonstrable ability to undertake complex tasks such as data analysis, executive report writing and strategy creation for suppliers
  • Experience of negotiation and management of major commercial vehicle manufacturers is essential
  • Proven knowledge of operating commercial fleet operations
  • Negotiation strategy delivery and associated benefits
  • Good communication skills both oral and written, showing progress through good MI
  • High Level project management and excellent negotiator; at all levels
  • Experience in dealing with suppliers and customers, both internal and external.
  • Confident with the credibility to deliver procurement strategies to a senior level
  • Ideally would have professional qualifications, e.g. CPC/O' Licence

Job Offer

You will receive a competitive salary and benefits along with the chance to join a fantastic business.