Fleet Operations Manager (North or West) - 12472

Staff Grade 6
Fixed Term
Full Time
Logistics, Operational Delivery
£44,477 Pro-rata
You will ensure that the Environment Agency's fleet assets are fully and legally compliant, safe, efficient and effective in order to meet operational needs and minimise the environmental impact of the fleet.
The successful candidate will lead an operational team to deliver results on time, to required quality standards and cost, to fulfil the business plan and achieve / support environmental goals.
You will build and sustain effective relationships internally and with external suppliers in order to ensure continuing effective operation of the Environment Agency’s fleet and provide line management and support to the Technical Officers and Fleet Operations Coordinators in order to maximise their development and performance. You will lead on projects relevant to area of expertise to resolve operational issues and drive continuous improvement.
Fleet Operations is a National Service and the role of Fleet Operations Manager is covering a defined geographical area. The post holder will be a member of the Fleet Operations management team.

You and your team will be responsible for up to 1,500 fleet assets with a replacement value of £22million and an annual spend of £1.75million in relation to service, repair and maintenance.

Regular travel will be required, including overnight stays.
Ideally, you will hold, or be working towards a Transport Management Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).
You will have a sound understand of the business and activities of a Fleet Management Function, and solid working knowledge of the technical legislation.
The successful candidate will be able to lead, coach and develop dispersed teams and to oversee the management of a technical support service.
You will be able to build networks, engage other managers and develop and communicate fleet management strategies.

The team is committed to delivering a first class customer service and therefore you can influence customers and internal stakeholders to build strong partnerships and maintain an excellent reputation.
Emily Buckley Emily.buckley@environment-agency.gov.uk or 07795 367 272

18/09/2019, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
12 months
Leads People
Provides leadership that inspires and motivates others to achieve their personal goals and the goals of the Environment Agency
Customer and Partner Relations
Consults and collaborates with Customers and Partners effectively through awareness raising, education and combined projects, ensuring buy-in to initiatives and the beneficial promotion of the Environment Agency’s duties and policies.
Communicates Effectively
Listens and questions to understand and engage. Conveys information and ideas clearly, accurately and persuasively through speech and writing.
If you are applying from the Civil Service please note that the Environment Agency is not a part of HM Civil Service and you would not be a Crown Servant in the event of being appointed. Therefore, you will not be eligible for continuous service. For applicants who currently work in local government or other bodies listed in the Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government etc) (Modification) Order 1999, you may be eligible for continuous service for the purpose of calculating any future redundancy payment. If you are unsure of your status then you should contact your own HR Team.

We are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We welcome flexible working patterns for all our vacancies, including job share, so please include clearly any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.

We also have a Guaranteed Interview Policy to support those with a disability who are seeking employment. We have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

The Environment Agency, as a Non-Departmental Public Body, is committed to providing value for money and utilises Central Government frameworks and contracts for all external recruitment needs. For this reason, we are unable to engage with the market directly through post, email or phone calls . Should you wish to become a support supplier on one of these frameworks or contracts please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/become-a-crown-commercial-service-supplier/becoming-a-supplier-through-the-crown-commercial-service-what-you-need-to-know for more information.

This Vacancy is closed to applications.