Fleet Manager
PHH Arval - Houston, TX

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Manages and directs defined aspects of Client’s fleet operations. Oversees policy compliance and reporting as it relates to the fleet; develops and implements vehicle and equipment specifications and cost management programs; manages fleet department budgets; develops and maintains outside vendor and service provider relationships. Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for management duties related to each assigned Client’s vehicle fleet program and enforcement of fleet policy to ensure the efficient and effective use of company-owned and/or leased vehicles.
  • In consultation with the Client, initiates, monitors, and recommends adjustments to the Client’s fleet policy in order to maximize the fleet’s efficiency and profitability, ideally reduces the Client’s liability exposure and follows industry Best Practices. This includes acquisition, maintenance and remarketing as determined by cost effective life cycle analysis.
  • Escalation contact for Client’s employees who have company-provided vehicles (i.e., Leased or Owned) in matters related to the administration of the fleet policy. First point of driver contact is the fleet management supplier.
  • The Fleet Manager develops and maintains an effective business relationship with Client personnel as necessary to provide effective fleet management services to Client and to provide recommendations for improvements in Client’s fleet policy, and its management and administration.
  • Primary contact with key suppliers of vehicles and related support services. When interfacing with these key suppliers, maintains a professional relationship that facilitates cost and service in the best interests of the Client, while adhering to fleet industry Best Practices. Primarily responsible for management of policy exceptions and problem resolution with these key suppliers.
  • Knowledgeable of, and advises Client on, fleet-specific regulatory matters and related fleet policy compliance.
  • Monitors market activities, including supplier changes, program innovations and new services. Identifies cost savings, cost avoidance and improvement opportunities. Keeps abreast of fleet industry Best Practices and looks for appropriate ways to implement these Best Practices for the Client.
  • Works in conjunction with Client and vehicle management company(ies) as necessary in order manage the acquisition and disposal of Client’s vehicles, as well as to maintain accurate inventories of vehicles, equipment and titles.
  • Other duties as may be required.

  • Four-year college graduate and a minimum 5 years of progressive responsibilities in Corporate fleet administration, or combination of relevant education and work experience.
  • Strong aptitude for all aspects of nationwide commercial fleet operations including cars light trucks, upfitting and ancillary equipment. Knowledge of insurance practices, risk management and collision repairs are preferred. Strong communication, analytical, negotiation and decision-making skills required.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment, accommodating all levels of corporate operations and management. Appreciation of confidential information is required.
  • Successful completion of the new hire background check requirement.

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