American University of Nigeria Recent Available Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

23 Aug, 2023

Category :

Driving Jobs in Nigeria, Logistics Jobs in Nigeria, Transportation Jobs in Nigeria

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world. We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:





Job Title: Fleet Manager
Location: Adamawa


The Role

  • The position of Fleet Manager is to contribute to the effective operational functions of the transport unit in accordance with AUN Policy and procedure. He will be responsible for the development and operation of a modern mechanical workshop, driver Management and entire Fleet management including fuel controls.
  • Providing efficient fleet services so as to contribute to achieving set goals & objectives.
  • The duties will include but NOT limited to managing AUN fleet operations & repairs, maintenance, replacement, equipment repair, procurement and vehicle build-up processes to provide emergency and support vehicles for all AUN fleet operations.

Detailed Listing of Responsibilities

  • Developing of a modern standard repair workshop in AUN.
  • Developing maintenance strategies for AUN fleet
  • Propose improvements in the existing transport system.
  • Absolute Management of AUN fleet and optimizing transport (timetables, shift plans).
  • Training and Development of staff
  • Directing short and long range planning for fleet operations and acquisitions, customer service and fiscal issues.
  • Undertake the assimilation of data required to provide a comprehensive service to the University community with regard to transport information.
  • Development and modification of timetables for vehicles services, ensuring that services are adequately promoted through.
  • To be responsible for own continuing self-development, undertaking training as required.
  • Supervising fleet personnel which includes: providing and / or recommending training, coordinating, scheduling and assigning work; establishing performance measures, goals, objectives and priorities; evaluating work performance; providing feedback, direction and guidance; keeping personnel abreast of new or revised information; answering questions and recommending and / or implementing personnel actions.
  • Coordinating equipment and personnel availability to provide services (eg. Vehicle mechanical inspections, mechanical repairs, administrative services, technical expertise).
  • Overseeing and approving administrative processing of paper work required in the acquisition or disposal of equipment (eg. Spare parts, registration & license).
  • Monitoring department expenditures to ensure compliance with budget constraints.
  • Responding to inquiries and complaints from service users in order to provide information, maintain good customer relations and improve fleet management performance.
  • Liaise with Head of Safety in compliance with occupational safety and health administration guidelines and departmental policies.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned or delegated.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Transportation, Logistics, Administration, Management or other related field.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in handling professional Transport operations (Fleet size 50 + vehicles)
  • Experience in dealing with control of fuel and vehicles in Nigeria are a plus.
  • Strong organizational and logistic skills.
  • Excellent and strong oral and written English communication skills.
  • Expert level competence with MS Office and database applications.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of inventory and controls.
  • Valid Driver License.

Other Requirements / Abilities:

  • Management experience and leadership skills.
  • Flexibility in handling fleet operations, read and comprehend technical information (e g. shop manuals, manufacturer’s specifications, warranties, parts catalogues, service orders) to estimate repairs of modification of costs, reconcile charges and perform vehicle diagnostics / modifications.
  • Ability to change processes and workflow based on customer demands and AUN vision.
  • Knowledge about Logistics processes (Route planning, purchasing & storekeeping).
  • Ability to coordinate a team
  • Demonstrate sound work ethic and hard working.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to revisit processes and workflows based on organization’s demands.



To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline: 4th September, 2023.

Note: AUN is an equal-opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, creed, color, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion, and marital status.



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