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Head of Fleet Services

Tuesday, 05 March 2019 11:24


Become part of Douglas Borough Council and you will get to do so much more than simply manage. You will drive changes and improvements in the way the Fleet Services work and you will build strong internal and external relationships.  You will lead and inspire your team whilst providing a vital service to the Council and the Community.


You will be responsible for taking ownership and accountability for the fleet services ensuring performance levels are achieved within defined financial and operational directives. You will also be responsible for directing and managing the team, facilitating a collaborative and inspiration teamwork approach. 


You will effectively manage and motivate the team in all management activities, as well as controlling costs and driving efficiencies within the Department. A key element of this role will be to ensure the team is compliant with all relevant regulations regarding fleet safety and internal compliance. 


The ideal applicant will have previous experience of effectively managing and developing a team as well as experience in planning, designing and implementing a Fleet development plan to address future requirements. You will be in possession of a recognised transport professional or hold a relevant engineering qualification (NVQ Level 5 or above) as well as a National Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC). A HGV Class C full driving licence is also essential.


Experience in a similar environment including leading a team, managing budgets and the ability use software to manage the fleet is essential. Organisational and communication skills are also essential. 


This role is ideal for an ambitious Fleet professional who is looking for a new opportunity where he/she can take real ownership and push forward the Council’s fleet operation, a diverse portfolio in excess of 60+ vehicles and 300 items of plant.


Application packs for the above vacancy can be obtained from the HR Department on 01624 696455, downloaded via the links on the right or collected from the Henry Bloom Noble Library.

Applications must be submitted no later than 17:00 on the closing date specified below.

Town Hall
Ridgeway Street
Isle of Man
IM99 1AD

Additional Info

  • Department: Envirnment and Regeneration
  • Sub-Section: Fleet Services
  • Designation: Head of Fleet Services
  • Reports To: Assistant Chief Officer (Environment)
  • Pay Grade: PO Grade: SCP 35 – 41 (£40,472 - £47,638)
  • Pay Amount: £40,472 - £47,638
  • Closing Date: Wednesday, 27 March 2019
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