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Deputy Head of Fleet Management

  • Employer: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Reference: RBG/24/276121
  • Published: Thu 28/03/2024, 0:01 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/04/2024, 10:23 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £55,155 - £58,248
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greenwich


Our Greenwich plan sets out our vision for our Borough, and we’re determined and passionate about making that vision a reality for our residents.

We’re seeking a Deputy Head of Fleet Management who will share our drive and passion in this pivotal role in our Fleet and Waste Strategy team to manage the council’s corporate fleet. The role will be maintaining and improving operational processes and leading on fleet management compliance, health and safety, procurement, projects, policy and developing future strategy.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Fleet and Waste Strategy, the Deputy Head of Fleet Management will be responsible for a range of varied and challenging duties and projects including supporting Greenwich’s transition to a zero-emission fleet. As a named Transport Manager on the Council’s Operator Licence, you will be responsible for developing and introducing corporate fleet management policies and have effective control over the fleet and its drivers, and support the continuing accreditation to the Fleet Operator’s Recognition Scheme.. You will be leading on vehicle procurements for a fleet of c.500 vehicles. 

About you

The successful candidate for the role of Deputy Head of Fleet Management will:

  • Hold a UK-recognised Transport Manager Certificate of Professional Competence (Road Haulage) qualification.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of fleet management legislation, policy and best practice and an ability to influence managers and staff delivering frontline services.
  • Knowledge of the range of vehicles used to undertake the full range of services within a Local Authority environment and the specific issues that arise with municipal vehicles and their operation.
  • Have previous experience in successfully managing the Operator’s Licence for a large HGV fleet and effectively managing fleet-related risk.
  • Show understanding and commitment to the council’s equal opportunities policies and staff values.  

 

Application Process

Before making an application, please read the job documents carefully – we welcome you to upload your CV and provide a cover letter setting out clearly how you meet the person specification requirements in the supporting statement section of your application form.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 20th May. 

Royal Greenwich is an inclusive employer, our organisational diversity is one of our greatest strengths and it really matters to us. We want our workforce at all levels to reflect and respect the diversity of our communities, bringing richness, inclusivity and innovation to our work and the services we deliver.  We put equity at the heart of our recruitment and are committed to tackling discrimination in all forms. We are steadfast in promoting a diverse and inclusive community, an environment where we can all be ourselves, flourish and succeed.

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.

Salary: Salaries advertised are for a standard working week of 35 hours unless otherwise stated. Please use this 'Salary Calculator to help you calculate a pro rata salary.

Our Staff Values: Our Staff Values are important to us. Candidates will be continuously assessed against our staff values throughout the recruitment process. Where candidates demonstrate views and behaviours that do not meet the standards of our staff values, we reserve the right to reject their application/ registration.

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  • Deputy Head of Fleet - PS
  • Employer: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Reference: RBG/24/276121
  • Published: Thu 28/03/2024, 0:01 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/04/2024, 10:23 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £55,155 - £58,248
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greenwich

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