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Global Fleet Manager

Date: 25-May-2021

Location: Global Flexibility OR, UK, Flexible

Company: Plan International


The Organisation


Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected. 

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. 

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. 

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.


The Opportunity


As a key member of our Global Logistics & Procurement team, this role will provide you with a unique opportunity to put a real mark on a large and complex fleet. You will be looking in depth into Plan International’s fleet portfolio and identifying areas for continuous development, growing, and strengthening the Fleet function in our Country Offices. In order to deliver this you will need to think and act innovatively, with the aptitude to change processes, work with stakeholders on their needs and achieve better value for money in our Fleet Management.


You will work to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, safety and performance of our Fleet as a critical enabler to our projects, there by saving Plan International critical funds to achieve greater impact for children’s’ rights and equality in the countries we work in.



The Individual


We are looking to recruit a solutions-oriented and innovative individual who has significant technical experience of managing a global hard-running fleet of mixed engines commensurate with Plan’s portfolio. You will have the ability to analyse and interpret fleet data and behaviours to identify areas for review to achieve greater fleet improvement and optimisation. You will also have demonstrable understanding of fleet management systems and tracking solutions and strong project management skills.

To be successful in this role you will have excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills in order to achieve strategic outcomes. You will be flexible and comfortable working to multiple deadlines and with changing priorities. With excellent attention to detail and a good level of self-awareness to enable you to understand, build relationships and engage tactfully and collaboratively across cultures.


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Location: Flexible location, in most locations where Plan International has a legal entity and you have the pre-existing right to live and work. Our preference is for the person to the based closet to the point of impact.

Reports to: Global Senior Supply Chain Manager

Salary: We will be happy to disclose the salary and applicable benefits to applicants as part of this process, however, please kindly note that this will vary according to the location of the appointed candidate and therefore, it is not possible to include full details here. The person appointed will not be done so on an international package.

Closing Date: 13th June 2021


Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period.


Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.


We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.


We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.


Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. 


A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.