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Deputy Head of Fleet

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich, London (Greater)
£55,155 - £58,248
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

Job Details

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.  

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Olivier Tang;  

Job Description

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.

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