Save the Children Creates Global Fleet Position

Save the Children, one of our valued members, has a vacancy for Global Fleet Management Lead. This is a newly created position under the wider Supply Chain Transformation strategy, and focuses on designing and implementing a fleet strategy that covers owned and rented estate of over 4,000 vehicles worldwide. We are pleased to see their commitment to improve the performance of their fleet globally and we encourage all interested candidates to apply before 30 March. Below you will find the summary of this job. Click this link to find the full description including responsibilities and requirements.

The Opportunity

Save the Children is currently recruiting for a Global Fleet Management Lead to be based either in London, Nairobi or Dakar – or any existing Save the Children office. This role is offered on the basis of a 2 year fixed term contract, with the possibility of extension.

Incorporated into this is support to country programmes to improve their fleet management capability, an improvement in their overall organisational capability, and working with the Safety and Security team to ensure effective risk management is fully embedded.

In order to be successful you will bring:

  • Substantial experience within all technical areas of Fleet Management at the global level, whether that be in the public or private sectors
  • Significant leadership experience and a detailed knowledge of industry standards and best practice
  • A proven track record of managing and supervising other senior Supply chain staff, providing training and capacity building
  • Highly developed influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to travel internationally to operational country programmes (sometimes in remote and insecure locations)

On a personal level you’ll have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, cultural awareness and a strong results orientation.

The role offers a competitive package in the context of the sector.

The Organisation

Save the Children is a US$2bn organisation. Save the Children International employs approximately 17,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 60 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and protection. They also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise children’s rights and ensure their voices are heard.

They are working towards 3 breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated