Fleet Supervisor Job at World Vision Kenya

Date Posted: March 1, 2021, 7:39 a.m.

World Vision Kenya

Job Description

Fleet Supervisor

Reporting to : Support Services Manager

Grade Level : 13

Purpose of Position

Provide overall supervisory of the World Vision Kenya fleet ensuring promotion of efficiency and effective business process that increase fleet values and benefit through timely and effective fleet planning, selection, right sizing, operation and retirement in a manner that promotes continuous improvement and innovation in line with WV’s standards and guidelines and ensures alignment with applicable Government policies and strategies. In order to perform this role effectively, the position holder must be able to effectively communicate and demonstrate World Vision’s Christian ethos, values and strategies as outlined in Our Promise.


Major Responsibilities

Fleet Management 50% 

Ensure effective utilization of WVK Fleet through proper planning and itinerary management

Undertake technical evaluation of fleet needs as per policy and procedures.

Continuously review fleet policy and procedures and ensure its enforcement

Provide day to day supervisory to fleet needs and operation.

Work with regional drivers and ensure all vehicles expenses are loaded to fleet management system.

Develop and measure fleet KPI continuously to a certain efficiency

Create and maintain fleet inventory in the FMS with all relevant documents for easy access and retrieval.

Customize fleet procurement as informed by terrain around WVK program area.

Continuously promote technology to enhance fleet efficiency

Coordinate selection, Procurement, installation and management of fleet tracking devices for effective operations.

Automate and standardize fleet fuelling with good controls that are informative.

Ensure that all vehicle have specific fueling cards with tags with specified parameters and fuel utilization monitored for efficiency and to avoid any incidences of fraud or wastage

Facilitate procurement of Insurance for all vehicle and motor bikes

Advice management on vehicle replacement and disposal

Ensure timely payment of Fleet Service Providers

Support Regional liaison officers and all drivers on the technical vehicle needs ensuring efficiency and effectiveness

Ensure compliance of all policies and standards by all drivers

Ensure proper records and reporting for all vehicles and journeys made


Fleet Maintenance 25% 

Ensure that the organization engages reputable service providers to conduct fleet maintenance

Liaise with all service providers to ensure that they provide effective and efficient services

Carry out technical evaluation of service, maintenance and repairs quotations from suppliers

Monitor and evaluate insurance repairs and reduce lead time


Team Management and Supervisory 20% 

Provide supervisory services to all drivers at the National office and remotely in the field through their line managers ensuring that qualified drivers are recruited, understand their role and deliver as required

Establish robust facilitation schedule and assign tasks to drivers to ensure staff and visitors are facilitated to perform their duties accordingly

Conduct technical capacity assessment of drivers based on the common trend of incidence and parts replacement

Identify capacity gaps and conduct training to ensure all drivers are performing at optimal levels of competence

Undertake product training on new vehicle systems

Conduct fleet safety training to mitigate accident

Equip drivers with relevant tools and equipment’s to support service delivery

Expose drivers to international events.

Respond to all technical drivers demands on fleet as they experience with the aim of increasing their vehicle knowledge

Ensure all driver have all documentation required and approved logs for all vehicle movements


Others 5%

Participate in committee & Task forces requiring security input or guidance.

Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor or designee


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Diploma in automotive engineering or transport & logistics a related field from a recognized institution coupled with 8 years’ experience or a degree in automotive engineering, Operations, or related field with 7 years’ experience

A degree in transport, logistic or operations management or related field is an added advantage

Minimum of 7 years’ experience in fleet management three of which must be in supervisory levelValid driving license with class A, B, C and E

Training in defensive driving from a recognized institution

Training in First Aid

Computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office suite

Ability to conduct minor motor vehicle diagnosis and trouble shoot

Knowledge of transport regulatory acts/Law

Business oriented mind set

Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliable and dependable

Excellent communication skills

Networking and influencing skills

Ability to work with minimal supervision.


License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:

Valid Driving license

Basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance

Automobile Association of Kenya competence certification.

Occupational Trade Test II for drivers

Current Certificate of Police clearance


Technical Skills & Abilities:

Fluency in English.

Experience in troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair of modern vehicles

Experience in supervision skills, including training, mentoring and supporting staff

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report-writing and formal communication skills.

Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office

Strong negotiation skills.

Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, and ability to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds.

Emotional and spiritual maturity and ability to lead a team of professionals.

Good understanding of World Vision and Sphere relief standards.

Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context.


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications via World Vision's career portal using the link https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-kenya

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