General Manager, Fleet Operations at Nimbus Resource Solutions

Nimbus Resource Solutions is a specialist resourcing and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) company based in Dubai placing Contract, Permanent and Executive Search resources across Europe, Middle East and Africa. We work with clients across Satellite/Telecoms, Information Technology, Security Integration and Logistics markets.

Job Title: General Manager – Fleet Operations

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  • My client is seeking an outstanding General Manager for its Fleet Operations of 200+ vehicles. Owning the P&L for the Fleet Operation the ideal candidate will direct, administer and coordinate all the activities of the transport function. This position will report to the CEO.
  • The individual will be able to demonstrate his/her proven track record of consistently leading operations and will play a large leadership role, contributing to the strategic planning of the company.

Major Responsibilities

  • Owns the P&L and operates the transport Fleet
  • Provides operational best practices for managing cost, reliability, environmental and business process initiatives while ensuring organisational compliance to Company policies and procedures and local regulations
  • Supervise and advise on the development and management of fleet databases by compiling and reporting fleet related information on vehicle inventory levels, trends, usage, fuel/maintenance/repair expenses, overall analysis of vehicle expenses, and identifying opportunities for increasing service delivery quality and efficiency
  • Identify and recommend vehicle specifications for all classes of vehicles used by the company
  • Provide supports, advice, and make recommendations to Management on the procurement of new vehicles with approved vendors in accordance with established specifications and policy
  • Conducts life cycle analysis of each vehicle class as input for corporate bench marking and development of technical specifications
  • Provide leadership, development and mentoring to the Transportation Section staff


  • Minimum of 8 years’ vehicle fleet management experience, with at least 5 years at a managerial level, and preferably within industries related to Supply Chain, Logistics, shipping or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree/Masters Degree
  • Qualifications relating to Transport Management
  • Excellent understanding and experience of all aspects of the industry, including trucks and mass transport safety standards and specifications, acquisitions and lease agreement negotiations, legal, financing, quality management, vehicle technology, maintenance and trends, and tools for management and analysis.
  • Excellent planning, interpretive, constructive thinking skills and requires strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, flexible, and innovative approach to operational management
  • An extensive track record in Sales within Logistics/Supply Chain business
  • Solutions orientated
  • Experience working in the African market, preferably in Nigeria
  • Possess extensive relationship network in the industry
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Excellent communication, persuasion and presentation skills

Excellent remuneration and Ex pat benefits.

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