Fleet Manager

This is a 12-month Fixed Term VPS4 vacancy.
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Department: Department of Treasury & Finance
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DTF/CGS/1698608B
Closing Date: 29-Mar-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: DGS PD - Fleet Manager - FINAL.docx (Word, 286KB)

Contact: Julia Noonan

Position Details

About us

The Department of Government Services (DGS) was established on 1 January 2023 to bring important day-to-day services together in one department to make it easy and seamless for Victorians and businesses to interact with government. We're working to connect and digitise our systems and platforms across state and local government as well as streamlining our corporate and procurement services. 

Government Procurement

The Government Procurement Group provides:

  • Whole of government procurement solutions to achieve best value for the Victorian Government
  • Whole of government policy development and implementation of the State's Intellectual Property requirements
  • Procurement policy leadership supporting the Victorian Government Purchasing Board (VGPB)
  • Management of the Standard Motor Vehicle Policy, VicFleet operations and the finance lease facility for government departments and agencies; and
  • DTF corporate procurement operations and support 


VicFleet is a business unit within the Government Procurement team and provides services to mandated General Government departments and agencies, including: vehicle purchasing; finance leasing; insurance; registration; and vehicle disposal. 

VicFleet is responsible for:

  • The provision of advice to the Minister for Government Services on fleet policy and emerging issues
  • Identifying and delivering fleet management strategies to improve utilisation of the Government's fleet
  • Management and application of the Victorian Government's Standard Motor Vehicle Policy and Approved Vehicle List
  • Management and provision of the Whole of Victorian Government (WoVG) finance leasing facility including: purchasing, registration, insurance and disposal
  • Operational management of major contracts including the Motor Vehicle State Purchase Contract (SPC) and the Motor Vehicle Disposals SPC
  • Provision of fleet management services
  • Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) program including infrastructure rollout, communications and stakeholder engagement. 

VicFleet plays a key role in contributing to the planning and delivery of the ZEV program. We are undergoing significant change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us. 

About the role

This is a 12-month Fixed Term VPS4 vacancy.

The Victorian Government is taking action to transition to net zero emission by 2050.  To deliver on these budget initiatives, VicFleet is seeking an experienced Fleet Manager to provide services to a range of clients, including Ministers of Parliament and executives. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide timely customer centric fleet management services for Ministers of Parliament and DGS executive clients.
  • Administer fleet management arrangements, including quoting, ordering, arranging maintenance and rectification of damage, payment of invoices and disposal.
  • Provide support and advice to clients on all aspects of vehicle selection, purchase and maintenance to ensure compliance with agreed service levels and adherence to relevant policies.
  • Maintain effective liaison with a range of client groups including executive officers, departmental staff, representatives of the motor vehicle industry and contractors.
  • Collaborate with the VicFleet team to deliver the required outcomes for fleet decarbonisation and optimisation and provide general support to the wider Government Procurement team 

About you

To be considered for the role, you must be able to demonstrate: 

  1. Experience in fleet operational management with an ability to deliver excellent customer focused outcomes whilst balancing commitments to internal policies, business improvement and efficiencies.
  2. Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills and ability to work productively, respectfully and sensitively with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
  3. Highly developed communication skills including presenting quality information to a range of audiences and stakeholders.
  4. Strong negotiating and influencing skills with a proven track record in managing complex issues involving a broad range of stakeholders with different priorities and issues.
  5. Well-developed organisational skills and ability to set priorities, manage tasks under pressure and within tight timeframes. 

Experience and Qualifications

  • Significant fleet operational management expertise and vehicle knowledge in a government context.
  • Exceptional communication skills

About our culture

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, LGBTIQ, people with disability, as diversity and inclusion drives our success. 

All roles at DGS can be worked flexibly, this underpins a diverse, adaptive, and high-performing workforce. The nature and scope of flexible options available will depend on the nature of the position. Applicants are encouraged to discuss flexible arrangements with the hiring manager during the recruitment process. 

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. 

If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact julia.noonan@dtf.vic.gov.au. 

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience. 

Applications close at midnight, 29 March 2023. 

To request this publication in an accessible format, please contact the Recruitment Team on 03 7017 3337 or by using the National Relay Service 13 36 77 if required (for more information visit www.relayservice.gov.au). 

Note: Due to Machinery of Government changes, effective 1 January 2023, your employment will be with the Department of Government Services. Corporate Services, including payroll, will be provided by the Department of Treasury and Finance while a process for the formal transfer of staff in impacted areas is implemented.

Additional information
The Department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees and clients and consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act), to support this DGS requires all DGS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes (unless an exception applies). 

To be able to meet the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination requirements and for the Department to meet its obligations under the OH&S Act, the department will request employees provide their vaccination information (including 3rd dose / booster) or evidence of an exemption throughout the recruitment process. Inability to provide this may impact your subsequent employment to the Department.

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