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JSM Business Services Recruitment 2023/2024

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for JSM Business Services Recruitment 2023/2024.

JSM Business Services is an innovative, Cape Town-based company with an established recruitment division. We offer well over 20 years of Recruitment and …

We are recruiting to fill the following position below:

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Job Title: Fleet Manager – Transport, Logistics and Distribution Services


Our client, a leading supplier of transport, distribution and logistics services in South Africa, wants to appoint a Fleet Manager at their depot in Durban. The overall objective of this operations manager role is to effectively manage and oversee the day to day (also nightshift) operations of the depot/plant. This includes the short term planning and scheduling of daily operations. This extends from the productivity of drivers and their vehicles; along with the overall maintenance of vehicles; solving queries etc. in order to deliver exceptional service within clients’ SLA.  Only candidates who can communicate fluently in bothe Afrikaans and English should apply.

Duties & Responsibilities

Budget Control:  Creditors – Ensure all invoices and PO’s are signed off and submitted to Finance. Follow up on outstanding money  Other – Insurance claims, traffic fines, vehicle maintenance  Management of driver hours  Budget and Resource Planning – Use relevant data and analysis to give input into budget preparation for the division/depot.

Client Service:  Service Culture – Deliver within SLA  Partnership Management – Cultivate objective working relationships with variety of stakeholders (e.g. HR team, IT, Clients)  Client Relationship Management – Daily client interactions on the frontline. Solve challenges and queries to reduce complaints.

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Operational Execution: Oversee and manage own fleet of vehicles  Schedule maintenance  Weekly checks  Services  Washbay  Breakdowns (where applicable)  Licensing of vehicles  Manage diesel consumption Trip management  Load trips onto inhouse application  Manage and schedule drivers’ working hours  Route planning  Oversee successful loading of goods at clients with all relevant paperwork  Planning and scheduling the overs (old order incomplete from last loading cycle with new orders received.

Site Management  Manage the washbay  Manage the workshop  Manage the diesel Other  Insurance Claims Adhoc Projects Debrief Paperwork (daily) Reporting:  Prepare and submit weekly operational stats  Prepare and submit weekly financial flash to clients  Prepare, analyse and submit monthly operational stats Operational Efficiencies:  Work with team of drivers to deliver operational efficiencies  Delivery of superior quality customer experiences within SLA  Fleet management


Staff Management:  Personal Development Manage own development to increase own competencies for the position function and future leadership growth opportunities  People Management Plan and manage performance, skills development and team motivation. Achieve efficiencies and increase competencies. Address employee’s issues or grievances Management of drivers performance, i.e. weekly monitoring of their consumption per km, daily debrief and weekly reports indicating outliers. Driver PDP and licenses Manage drivers’ leave and overtime (update daily)  Teamwork Support effective teamwork within depot/branch. Job Outcomes / KPA/I’s

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Matric
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office, Outlook)
  • Advanced Studies (Tertiary Diploma/Degree) advantageous Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in transport environment.
  • Proven track record managing portfolio of customers.
  • Specific industry experience beneficial.
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in Afrikaans and English
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Personal Qualities

  • Excellent administrative skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to work well with a team and under pressure.
  • Must be diligent and time competent in order to meet deadlines.
  • Must be customer service focused.
  • Must be honest, reliable and trustworthy.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours.
  • Be willing to perform duties on weekends.

Package & Remuneration

R25 000 to R35 000 ctc per month


How to Apply

Interested applicants should kindly visit the company website to get more details and submit the application(s).