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Assistant Fleet Manager - Operations

Northumberland County Council
£38,553 to £42,614
Closing date
8 Jul 2022

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Environment, Highways, Traffic Management
Job role
Contract Type
Full time
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Who is NCC?

World renowned as a visitor destination, Northumberland is also the ideal location to strike a perfect work/life balance. What better way of enjoying the picturesque scenery and stunning coastline than to sample it on an everyday basis?

Our Vision is: “To make Northumberland a county which you regard as a great place to live, and in which you can access the things you enjoy, whilst having the opportunity to learn and thrive”

We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:

· 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees) · Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

· Flexi scheme applicable to majority of roles

· Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands

· A commitment to work-life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, part-year working, and compressed hours

· Car Leasing Scheme

Please visit: for more information regarding our benefits.

The role:

An exciting and fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Fleet Manager (Operations) to join our experienced and specialist Fleet Transport team. The council operates a diverse fleet of over 750 vehicles and plant to support various services across the county and this role ensures we have effective and professional relationships with key stakeholders and customers.

Your role is to manage and support our 4 inhouse fleet workshops located at Alnwick, Hexham, Blyth and Stakeford providing guidance to Workshop Managers relating to fault diagnosis, sub-contractors and suppliers.

This position is critical in the delivery of both fleet management and maintenance in the most efficient and cost-effective way. You’ll play a pivotal role in the performance of the workshop kpi’s including safety, compliance, budgets and staff performance.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details by clicking here.

Who are we looking for?

- We are looking for someone who can work on their own initiative, solve complex problems and to prioritise and organise their workloads over a broad area.

- A high level of communication skills to communicate complex information by telephone, email, letter and in person with a wide range of people including internal services and external bodies.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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