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Fleet Operations Manager

Posted 4 January by Optima Recruitment Ended

Fleet Operations Manager

Reporting into the Operations & IT Director, the aim of the role is to establish, maintain and manage a working relationship with the contract hire service provider.

Job Description:

  • Assist in developing contract hire remarketing strategy to ensure maximum sale prices are achieved and that effective processes and controls are implemented
  • Develop an annual activity plan outlining timings and high-level deliverables
  • Remarketing our current fleet and look at opportunities for marketing campaigns
  • Manage the day-to-day delivery of agreed activity in line with prescribed budgets
  • Responsibility for developing and maintaining an ongoing relationship with the chosen Contract Hire service provider
  • Establishing appropriate oversight of their processes and service levels with the aim of ensuring a market competitive offering is in place
  • Establish a sound working relationship with internal and external stakeholders
  • Define residual value and provide support to negotiate with OEM for Risk cars
  • Establish appropriate and routine fleet management policies and procedures
  • Optimise asset retention and income through negotiations of contract buy-out and extension process

Person Specification:

  • Previously worked within motor related financial services in a previous capacity
  • Full working knowledge of the contract hire arena
  • Strong experience within the automotive industry with knowledge of remarketing channels
  • Displays sound commercial acumen
  • Experience of being able to quickly understand the drivers of profitability in a business
  • Produce sound working documentation and presentations
  • Appreciation of legal, regulatory and compliance issues and is familiar with the principles encapsulated within the FCA’s 'treating customer fairly’ code of conduct
  • The position will require international as well as domestic travel from time to time
  • The jobholder should ideally possess a full driving licence

Additional Information:

  • Based in Reigate
  • £50,000 - £55,000, plus up to 20% quarterly performance based bonus
  • Private medical healthcare
  • Company pension scheme
  • Eligibility for employee car scheme
  • 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday with an hour for lunch

Please note; Due to the large number of applications that we receive, if you have not had a response within 7 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Required skills

  • Fleet Management
  • Contract Hire
  • Fleet Operations

Reference: 34132226

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