Fleet Manager

Reporting to the Distribution Manager and City Manager

💻 Fleet Manager

🌍 Windhoek, Namibia

⏰ Full time

🚀 Growth opportunities!

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Lead the hiring and onboarding of new drivers and training on safety procedures and company policies
  • Consistently innovate and implement policies, procedures, and best practices in fleet operations and safety
  • Monitor vehicle pool and pipeline to ensure sufficient capacity is always available and escalate on time to avoid shortfalls
  • Collaborate with all other departments to identify and consolidate vehicle demands, especially regarding peaks
  • Ensure that orders are delivered on time, in full, and in line with the highest quality standards
  • Update and manage all fleet management systems
  • Ensure that company policies are followed regarding vehicle maintenance, accident prevention, fuel procedures, and other driving practices so as to reduce costs and increase efficiency
  • Schedule and organize timely servicing of all vehicles
  • Expediting of vehicle sourcing, purchase, maintenance, and services
  • Negotiate contracts and quotes with mechanics and dealerships, and insurance deals
  • Daily, weekly and monthly reporting on transport operations efficiency, vehicles due for services, license renewals, and drivers PDP's

Qualifications / Skills

  • Valid driver's license
  • Working proficiency in English
  • +4 years of proven experience in the FMCG industry and fleet management
  • A history of developing strong, value-add partnerships
  • Ability to handle and prioritize when presented with a high volume of engagements
  • Excellent communications skills and a high bar for accuracy and detail
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • IT Literacy