Deputy Fleet Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
£42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�42k - 45k per year
ATA Recruitment
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Job Title : Deputy Fleet Manager

Reports to: Fleet Manager/Contract Manager

Location: Various Locations: Middle East & Africa for Government Client

Key Result Areas: Client and Customer Satisfaction in each Area and all aspects of Service delivery throughout the contract.

Additional: Rotational leave required to be flexible to the project requirements and may need changing with little notice in emergencies - flexibility required. Wearing of body armour (jacket & helmet) may be necessary when carrying out all duties

Core Responsibilities and Duties:

* Stock management and forward planning to enable efficient and cost effective parts ordering whilst minimising risk of not having parts when required
* To provide an initial assessment of the condition of the armoured vehicle fleet, client maintenance facilities, stock policy and holdings, skills analysis of existing mechanics, and current maintenance systems.
* To prepare a clear strategy to address any shortcomings and to establish a comprehensive vehicle maintenance system that achieves the highest standard of service
* Ensure that the facilities, and those that work in the facilities, apply the principles of Quality, Health and Safety, COSHH, Engineering Hygiene, Risk Assessments and safe working practices in a hazardous environment.
* Administer, instruct, supervise and inspect work of locally employed mechanics, controls resources within time and budget, maintains technical reports, records and documentation, monitors supply resources, responsible for ordering parts and equipment.
* Dealing directly with clients both operationally (discussing requirements, updating where necessary, returning vehicles and briefing on price, limited promotional work).
* Provision of call out services 24/7 whilst on site in case of an emergency situation
* Other tasks as designated by the Contract Manager and/or Project Manager in support of the contract
* Ensure that the good name of the Contracting Entity is upheld at all times
* Ensure compliance with Contracting Entity COBC and ethics policy including all FCPA and Bribery Act rules and regulations
* Travel to various locations covered within the contract (e.g. Middle East/Africa) to cover emergencies as requested by the Project Manager
* Not to conduct tasks outside of the contract scope without prior permission from the Project Manage

Additional Duties:

* To complete Generator familiarisation training to enable cover of the Generator Mechanic role when required
* To complete training client and Contracting Entity staff on the following:

* MHE Operator (for inspections)
* IPAF/PASMA (e.g. scissor lifts)

Qualifications, Experience and Skills Required:

* Minimum of an NVQ 3 Motor Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanical Engineering or City & Guilds Motor Vehicle Technician's Certificate - Part 3, Motor Vehicle Craft Studies - Parts 1, 2 and 3
* IOSH qualified
* LOLER qualified
* PUWER & Pressure Systems Experience
* Be highly motivated, strong, confident and articulate. Be client facing and have good people skills and a sound communicator.
* Have a proven track record in the management of a team in a busy and demanding environment.
* Substantial knowledge of the principles and construction of motor vehicles and the working of the major components. A thorough understanding of the operation and testing of petrol and diesel engines, both normally aspirated and turbo charged. Has a comprehensi

Contact Details:
ATA Recruitment
Tel: 0845 880 8119
Contact: Timothy Hughes

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