Fleet Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Fleet Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Our client, a logistics and distribution company is looking to hire a competent Fleet manager whose key responsibility is to manage the company fleet and the candidate need to have proven Business Development experience with emphasis sourcing and expanding the business.

  • They will be heavily involved in scouting for new clients(i.e. Cargo owners and Transport Brokers in Mombasa and Kampala,Rwanda,Malawi and South Sudan).

    Job Description;

  • Source, manage and recommend fleet service providers locally and regionally.

  • Compile and prepare detailed and complex transportation reports and records

  • Ensuring that all fleet users are respecting the company fleet policy and are reporting any infringements to the respective policy, in which case the proper disciplinary procedure is followed

  • Support in the preparation of draft budgets, forecasts, plans and requirements for all fleet acquisition, operation, maintenance and repair requirements as per identified needs.

  • To plan and schedule daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and fleet service, maintenance and repair works as per SOPs and fleet manuals with the Fleet Maintenance Company.

  • To maintain and keep up-to-date records of all transport activities e.g. fuel consumption, mileage covered by fleet, overtime sheets etc.

  • Oversee all repairs and services of motor cycles and motor vehicles by the contracted garages in order to ensure that the fleet is available, reliable and safe for use.

  • Ensure adequate insurance is provided for the fleet and liaise with all departments to ensure that all renewals are made on time; organize vehicle inspections on a timely basis and ensure timely replacement of expired stickers.

  • Ensure all accidents are reported to the Police, insurance and management, follow up to completion/resolution and, represent the company in court cases arising from accidents and maintain accurate and up to date accident records.

  • Monitor consumption of fuel, consumables and spares, identify opportunities for cost saving and enhanced efficiencies and ensure accurate and up to date records are maintained.

  • Ensure that all Drivers and Riders have valid and up to date driving licenses.

  • Liaise with the police department and insurance company, when accidents involving the company cars, vans or motorbikes take place, ensuring that the proper
    procedure is followed, in compliance with Outlook Fleet Policy and Kenyan Law

  • Ensure all cars are equipped and maintained with the required accessories, in compliance with Outlook Fleet Policy and Traffic law

  • Contribute whenever required, to the up-date and improvement of the company fleet policy

  • Facilitating provision of fuel cards.

  • Monthly generation of fleet reports on fuel and maintenance costs, and an analysis thereof to facilitate decision making.

  • Ensure that the motor vehicles checklist is ticked by all the drivers every morning.

    Job Knowledge / Skills / Experience

  • Vocational training in automotive service technology or Fleet Management & Transport Logistics.

  • Knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements related to the use and management of vehicles/ fleets.

  • A minimum of a Diploma/certificate in the field of administration will be an added advantage;

  • Two years of proven experience in managing a large fleet of vehicles including management of drivers.

  • Training and/or experience utilizing computers, including word processing and spreadsheet;

  • Knowledge in vehicles mechanics including an ability to study technical manuals.

  • Ability to generate reports weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually.

  • Has planning and organizational capacity.

  • Has a strategic perspective.

  • Administrative and organizational skills.

  • Ability to prioritize, plan, organize own work and multi-task.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision,

  • Proactive, flexible and initiative in resolution of problems,

  • Team worker, punctual and of high integrity.

  • Well groomed; neat and clean appearance.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).

  • Attentive to detail.

  • Good supervisory skills.

  • Sales BACKGROUND is key.

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience, kindly send your detailed CV quoting the job title on the email subject “Fleet Manager” to:

  • Martin@jantakenya.com

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