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Fleet Technical Services Manager

Closing: Dec 17, 2021

9 days remaining

Published: Nov 25, 2021 (13 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

5 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

Essential Requirements

  • B.Sc in Mechanical or Automobile Engineering or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Previous experience in a motor vehicle workshop.
  • Thorough understanding of and experience of vehicle maintenance.
  • Knowledge of transport regulations.
  • Working knowledge of MSWord, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills with the ability to motivate staff.
  • Ability to make critical decisions under pressure, while maintaining the safety and well being of the staff he / she is responsible for.
  • An assertive, structured and positive approach to verbal negotiations and discussions.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Willing to work as part of a team, providing additional help when resources are stretched.
  • Proven record of ability to manage time and work to strict deadlines.
  • Mature approach, pragmatic, tenacious with attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage own workload and work in a target driven environment.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to evolving business needs,

Desirable:

  • A thorough understanding and experience with specialized trucks and implements.
  • Geographical knowledge of The Gambia.


Responsibilities

Essential Requirements

  • B.Sc in Mechanical or Automobile Engineering or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Previous experience in a motor vehicle workshop.
  • Thorough understanding of and experience of vehicle maintenance.
  • Knowledge of transport regulations.
  • Working knowledge of MSWord, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills with the ability to motivate staff.
  • Ability to make critical decisions under pressure, while maintaining the safety and well being of the staff he / she is responsible for.
  • An assertive, structured and positive approach to verbal negotiations and discussions.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Willing to work as part of a team, providing additional help when resources are stretched.
  • Proven record of ability to manage time and work to strict deadlines.
  • Mature approach, pragmatic, tenacious with attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage own workload and work in a target driven environment.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to evolving business needs,

Desirable:

  • A thorough understanding and experience with specialized trucks and implements.
  • Geographical knowledge of The Gambia.


  • The Transport department of MRCG at LSHTM operates a fleet of over 500 machineries ranging from Motorcycles, Landcruisers, Landrovers to heavy duty trucks. This fleet is managed by a modern fleet management systemand a state-of-the-art fuelling system.
  • The department operates three main garages on the main site at Fajara, Keneba Field Station in the Lower River Region and at Basse Field Station in the Upper River Region of The Gambia with other satellite garages across rural Gambia.
  • We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified candidate as a Fleet Technical Services Manager to be based at Fajara.
  • The post holder will provide administrative supervision for the garage, coordinating the personnel to make the best use of spare parts, time and capital available and will maintain productivity of all garage personnel.
  • S / he will be responsible for maintaining all the fleet in an excellent condition through the provision of an excellent service.


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