Fleet Manager

Location Slough
Discipline: Commercial
Job ref: 005368
Published: 2 months ago

Position: Transport / Fleet Manager (UK South / Slough)


Reporting to: Group Transport Manager


Location: Slough


Full Time: Yes


Main Purpose:

  • The Transport Manager will provide and manage a safe, efficient, reliable, and cost-effective transport. Manager will be responsible for providing support to the contracts & senior management as and when required in relation to Transport expertise. To Manage Vehicle Repairs.

General Key Duties

  • Manage the Operator Licence and Operating Centres and PMI checks on Company vehicles
  • Be a key driver and serious about safety by leading from the front
  • Plan, organise and manage all garage, transport, activities to meet the business needs
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all transport and fleet including service history, calibration etc.
  • Ensure the fleet is properly maintained and all necessary documentation and records are kept
  • Manage and resolve queries and complaints efficiently and courteously
  • Adhering to all the company’s safety guidelines including wearing of all personal protective equipment.
  • Ensure all vehicles are tracked with our telematics systems Samsara.
  • Transport Audits Annually with FORS and Van Excellence (Logistic UK)

Key Duties: Transport

  • Liaise with transport admin and ensure invoicing has been completed and ensure hire, fuel, other charges, telematics, repair/maintenance orders are raised on system for cost control.
  • Manage our FOR and Van Excellence accreditation on annual basis.
  • Promote and ensure understanding of and compliance with transport policies, procedures, and legislation (e.g., Tachograph, towing, ADR regulations)
  • Check Driver Files are up to date addressing appropriately if not – Build & maintain Files for all drivers and all training records and Driving Licence kept on file keep for 2 Years and have them registered to do annual Licence checks with License Bureau .
  • Maintain Operating Centres & Operator licence in our different traffic area – ensure compliance with Licence Operator regulations are met without fail. Reporting any non – compliance attend all operator centres as per Traffic Commissioner guidelines.
  • Ensure competitive pricing for parts
  • Ensure all vehicles are sign written correctly as per Circet Livery standards.
  • Liaise with transport admin and ensure monthly reports are produced and distributed accordingly addressing appropriately if not.
  • All legal requirements and Fleet requirements to be met on all owned/hired vehicles.
  • Ensure drivers are aware of laws relating to driving hours and rest times/breaks (RTWTD).
  • Ensure all vehicles over 3.5 ton adhere to the 6 weekly checks required by Operator licencing.
  • Ensure all vehicles have motor insurance as required by Law on our MID portal.
  • Ensure all drivers meet the legal requirements across UK.
  • Ensure all accident and defect reporting for all fleet vehicles including any insurance claims.
  • Responsible for the control of fuel cards also issuing vehicles through our in-house system.
  • Mechanical experience manage work for mobile mechanic on own vehicles daily/weekly schedule for routine maintenance inspection and repairs.
  • Procurement experience dealing with suppliers and pricing of third-party garages and parts and verifying invoices.
  • Managing Drivers for the FORS Driver training courses.
  • Installing Trackers and De-tracking vehicles.
  • Travelling to our Various Operator Centres and sites across the UK to ensure all centres and sites are fully compliant.


Education, Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications required:


  • CPC Qualification and Good Repute with minimum 3 years’ experience.
  • Full Driving License
  • Proficient IT Microsoft and systems skills. Understanding of Transport Systems/Telematics.
  • Effective time management.
  • Effective management skills through others.
  • Team player with a flexible approach to work & hours of work.
  • Flexibility in relation to working hours.


  • Continued training to meet the company requirements.