Fleet Manager - Barnstaple

Boden Group provide general facilities maintenance and construction project work to the commercial sector as well as facilities maintenance services for the Ministry of Defence at multiple sites in the South West.

The Fleet Manager will manage the groups fleet of vehicles, be responsible for all aspects of fleet management inclusive of budget, procurement and specification, maintenance, health and safety.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the functionality of the Fleet
  • Researching and identifying Operational requirements
  • Ensuring the Fleet is fit for purpose, managed, and maintained
  • Management of budget and all aspects of spend associated with the Fleet
  • Procurement and replacement of vehicles to meet operational requirements
  • Liaising with departmental managers and operatives
  • Keeping detailed records and maintaining vehicle reports and checks
  • Dealing effectively with challenges regarding repairs and maintenance
  • Ensuring compliance with the safety, health and environment requirements
  • Providing advice to the operations on fleet capability and function
  • Preparing and maintaining cost reports in order to maximise efficiency within the business
  • Development of business process to maximise fleet utilisation and minimise spend

Technical Experience and Qualifications:


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing a fleet of vehicles
  • Knowledge of associated legislation, health and safety requirements


  • CPC holder
  • Working within an MOD environment, Construction or Facilities Management

Skills Profile:

  • Strong analytical ability to develop and adapt processes
  • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Commercial awareness and negotiation skills
  • Develop and maintain successful working relationships
  • Numeracy skills to analyse facts and figures
  • The ability to prioritise and manage workflows
  • Strong management skills with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Self – motivated and able to use own initiative
  • Methodical and thorough approach to work
  • Highly organised
  • Time management skills and the ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Ability to use initiative and be proactive
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Resilience

To apply for this position, please send a CV and Covering letter to: HR@bodengroup.co.uk

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