Work with the Fleet Forum Team

“A great working environment brings together exceptional colleagues to address complex challenges”

Freedom and Accountability

Fleet Forum is a lean organisation, focused on meeting and exceeding the needs of our member organisations. To maximise our effectiveness, every team member, including the Executive Director, are contracted on a consultancy basis. 

 

The Board of Fleet Forum has identified a series of roles required within the core team to successfully meet the objectives of the organisation. These roles include programme delivery, product development, communications, administration, finance, impact measurement and event organisation.

 

In addition, Fleet Forum maintains a robust and flexible consultancy pool around the world, allowing us to deliver off the shelf services, such as consultancy assignments and fleet management trainings.

 

Current Vacancies
 

At the moment, we are actively searching for an Interim Project Manager  for a 6-month period. 

 

Next to that, we are always looking to for Freelance Trainers and Project Coordinators to be part of our pool. This means we don’t offer full-time or part-time employment, rather we engage with freelancers on a project or training basis.  

 

We expect all candidates to be registered companies or working via such companies and have the ability to invoice Fleet Forum for the service provided.  

Fleet Forum Culture 
 

We strive to work together with the best and most passionate people who have a sense of responsibility to do the right thing to help Fleet Forum at every juncture. 
 

What makes our consultants different is:

  • We challenge existing assumptions, and suggest innovative approaches.

  • We admit mistakes openly.

  • We accomplish a great deal of relevant work.

  • We say what we think, even when it is uncomfortable.

  • We thrive on minimal instruction.

  • We adapt our communication style to work with people around the world.

  • We make time to help our colleagues.

  • We like to work virtually.

 

 

What Fleet Forum Offers 

  • An environment where people are focused on doing important work 

  • A lot of flexibility: work wherever you want, whenever you want 

  • A network: you will be working on transport matters with a wide range of people (different sectors, organisations and countries) 

Interested?

Send your CV to Nikita.Udhwani@fleetforum.org and let us know which role you’re interested in. 

Interim Project Manager 

 

Are you inspired by:

  • applying management principles in a complex environment;

  • defining and executing projects, including the desired behavioral change and benefits realisation;

  • excelling in realising broad alignment between stakeholders with different interests;

  • working with a passionate, virtual team who are not afraid to challenge the status quo.

Then we are probably looking for you!

This Role:

We are looking for an Interim Project Manager to execute and manage a series of projects between March – August 2020.

In this role, you will be reporting to the Delivery Director and handle projects such as:

  1. Getting our fleet management curriculum certified by an independent party, thereby elevating the role of a fleet managers in the sector;

  2. Developing the fleet management strategy and business case for an international organisation with a fleet of several thousand vehicles;

  3. Conducting fleet management assessment for another international organisation, identifying quick wins as well as long-term approaches they would need to adopt to professioanlise their transport operations.

 

All this will be done primarily remotely, possibly with some travel to humanitarian contexts. For certain projects, your role will be to implement, whereas with others you will manage a team of 2-3 consultants per project. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver on the implementation of Fleet Forums’ projects as per the designed project plan / project brief and our quality standards.

  • Provide coaching, guidance, direction, and leadership to the project team in relation to various opportunities, risks, activities, general management, and project approach.

  • Establish and maintain the relationship with the stakeholders, manage the expectations of the stakeholders.

  • Define the implementation plan and activities.

  • Identifies project risks and opportunities. Escalates these to the project owner proactively.

  • Measures project performance based on pre-agreed indicators, documents project progress, including overall progress, evaluation, critical issues or challenges.

  • Prepares necessary presentation materials for stakeholder meetings.

  • Documenting and following up on action points from meetings and interactions with stakeholders.

  • Act as the project contact and communicates project status to all stakeholders.

  • Identifying follow up opportunities for consultancy projects with participants’ organisations.

 

Your Profile:

In terms of experience and qualification, we are looking for:

  • Minimum 7 years’ in project management in international contexts; 

  • A proven track record in project implementation with multiple stakeholders;

  • To have a working proficiency in English;

  • Be proficient with video technology to be able to facilitate remote meetings;

  • To be experienced in the use of Microsoft Office and Skype;

  • Work experience in the aid and development sector is a must.

 

Furthermore, you should have the following competencies: 

  • Project management skills: ability to push projects over the finish line with sound planning and persistent execution; will understand how to align resources, seek the input of key stakeholders, and manage others to achieve desired results; 

  • People management: coaching consultants remotely, being able to give open and honest feedback, able to recognise consultants’ performance);

  • Self-reflection: actively seeks feedback about their performance from a range of sources;

  • Communicating information effectively: facilitates appropriate information flow to stakeholders.  Excellent level of verbal & written communication, including speaking, networking, presenting and writing;

  • Identifies critical issues with regards to projects and identifies areas for improvement, has a solution-oriented approach, thinks in options and opportunities;

  • Have a ‘getting things done’ mentality, leading to successful delivery of the project;

  • Contextual awareness: observes or challenges the prevailing culture, values, norms and unspoken rules of groups;

  • Is flexible, can deal with unexpected situations, feels comfortable to work in environments ‘off the beaten track’.

 

         If interested, please send your CV to Nikita.Udhwani@fleetforum.org by February 21.

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