Fleet and Plant Manager

£35000 - £44000 per annum
09 Jul 2021
08 Aug 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

The Role

Are you an experienced Fleet and Plant Manager seeking a new challenge in the North West? Here at Amey we have a unique opportunity to join the Utilities business as they enter an exciting new chapter. You will manage the Fleet & Plant department, being responsible for the management and delivery of all day to day activities relating to the provision of equipment and services, from acquisition through to disposal.

This is a permanent, full time role, and flexible working options are on offer. The office is based in Buckshaw Village.


  • To manage the relationships with the Fleet & Plant Supply Chain
  • To keep abreast of developments in the Fleet & Plant industry to ensure a range of appropriate options is available to improve business performance
  • Provide support to customers by applying broad, technical understanding of required activities, with minimal supervision
  • Make decisions that will impact the team or work area
  • Liaise with internal and external customers to interpret and deliver high service levels
  • Line Management of immediate team in line with policies and procedures
  • Provide leadership to the team in the development of innovative solutions
  • To provide input to the departments P & L / budget and annual forecast programme to meet identified demands in accordance with agreed criteria
  • To ensure that all local and Group policies and procedures are complied with
  • Work with all Fleet & Plant colleagues to enhance the services provided
  • Comply with and assist reporting against all appropriate Key Performance Indicators, Service Level Agreements and Master Hire
  • To ensure the Company Values are upheld and act as an exemplar in all areas
  • Development of the immediate department team and Involvement in training new starters
  • To provide regular management information reports as and when required
  • Assist in the Provision of innovative solutions to ensure success on bid submissions
  • Assist in the process for achieving Capital Expenditure approval in accordance with the Company procedures
  • Provide support to customers by applying broad, technical understanding of required activities, with minimal supervision



  • Background in Fleet & Plant management with solid operational / working knowledge of the areas of responsibility together with demonstrable sector experience
  • Minimum of 3 years line and team management experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of supply chain management
  • Demonstrable experience of P&L and budget ownership
  • Flexibility to travel and spend periods away from home


  • Current Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) in either one of "National Road Haulage Operations" or "National Passenger Transport Operations"
  • Recognised Project Management qualification (PRINCE 2 or comparable)


  • Able to contribute to innovation and change in service delivery, policy development and strategic planning for a business area with in-depth analysis and conceptual thinking
  • Able to demonstrate team leadership and motivation of personnel
  • Able to demonstrate well developed time management skills
  • Able to prioritise and allocate work in the best interests of the business
  • Able to operate within the company policies
  • Able to think logically and analytically

About Amey

We're all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK's road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK's defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on.

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. Whether it's working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you'll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.