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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Senior Manager, Fleet Asset Management

Posted 12 hours ago

Job Description

NB 51174068 - NC 51176680

BCH-R-4068-220303E1Employment Posting ID:

Senior Manager, Fleet Asset Management Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Surrey Garage 2nd FloorJob Location: Permanent HybridFlexible Work Role:

Lower MainlandRegion:

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Providing clean electricity to 4 million customers takes a diverse workforce and that's where you come in. We need your talent to help us build major projects to meet growing demand. To help our customers find clean energy solutions for their homes and businesses and to be ready to respond during storms and outages to keep our system reliable.

Working for BC Hydro is meaningful. And now, the stakes have been raised as we work towards a solution to climate change while safely providing clean, affordable electricity to our customers.

We offer a healthy work life balance, training opportunities and career progression. We're proud to be ranked as one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers. Join us as we build an even cleaner B.C.


BC Hydro's Fleet Services team provides a full range of vehicle and equipment services that are vital in supporting our operations across British Columbia. We are seeking a dynamic, strategic senior manager with a blend of experience to provide leadership as BC Hydro transforms its fleet asset management function to meet the company's evolving business needs. As part of the Fleet leadership team, you will manage the team accountable for end-to-end fleet asset management processes and annual acquisition of $35M of fleet assets, while ensuring operational excellence and the highest commitment to safety.

Your new team's functional areas include fleet asset planning, vehicle standardization/ specifications, vehicle acquisition and remarketing, supplier strategy and relationship management with third party vendors, and fleet maintenance engineering.

With a diverse fleet of 3,500 assets (including a full range of heavy, medium and light vehicles, trailers, forklifts and equipment), we are looking for a strong, technical leader, skilled in managing people, fleet-related processes and change across a large organization. You have a penchant for successfully building high-performing teams and supplier relationships; improving processes to drive increased value for the organization; and ensuring safety and reliability engineering are foundational in asset management solutions. Working collaboratively with colleagues in Fleet, Supply Chain and end-user teams - across organizational levels is a strength. You are passionate about understanding your end-users' working conditions and vehicle requirements, and ensuring that fit-for-purpose, cost-effective and safe vehicle solutions are delivered to meet the organization's operational needs.

Key accountabilities of this position include: * Sustains fleet asset management policies (such as: optimal asset lifecycles and asset allocation); * Market scanning; * Develops and sustains deep relationships, specifically with BC Hydro operating groups, to

BCH-R-4068-220303E1 - Senior Manager, Fleet Asset Management

NB 51174068 - NC 51176680

understand their business priorities and requirements so that fleet asset management processes successfully meet end-user needs in a flexible, efficient manner; * Develops and implements category strategies for key areas of Fleet spend (e.g. vehicle acquisition, outsourced vehicle maintenance), in collaboration with BC Hydro's Category Planning & Sourcing teams; * Develops long-term strategic fleet acquisition plans (up to 10 years) and short-term budgets ( 1-3 years), in collaboration with fleet end-users and stakeholders; * Manages annual acquisition processes for fleet assets, including successful delivery on an average annual capital spend of $35M; * Manages a company-wide program to increase vehicle standardization and maintain vehicle specifications; * Manages fleet safety and reliability engineering, including establishment of vehicle maintenance programs, safety/technical solutioning, and engineering overview of vehicle recalls; * Manages relationships with key asset acquisition suppliers, to ensure performance and achieve continual improvement in end-to-end acquisition processes; * Manages the development, update and implementation of a green fleet action plan suitable for BC Hydro use cases; * Drives innovation to improve fleet processes and solutions, with a focus on safety, quality, cost and cycle time, in alignment with BC Hydro strategies; * Leads, manages performance, and coaches/mentors a multi-disciplinary staff, including professional employees and employees that are part of the Move-Up union; * Be a member of the Fleet leadership team and contribute to the development of a high- performing team across the Fleet organization; * Supports the end-to-end management of recall campaigns including vendor warranty negotiation.


* A blend of business expertise (business degree or equivalent education/business experience) and technical expertise (professional engineer (mechanical or automotive preferred) is required. An MBA, PMP, Certified Automotive Fleet Management designation, Certified Public Fleet Professional designation, red- seal mechanic designation (or equivalent technical work experience in a fleet organization) would be an asset. * Minimum of eight years' experience working within a large, complex organization with multiple internal stakeholders, demonstrating increasing responsibility, progressive leadership and successful implementation of multi-faceted strategies * Minimum of three years' of management experience involving multiple internal stakeholders including unionized staff * Demonstrated ability to lead change, manage processes and achieve organizational results in fleet asset management and vehicle acquisition and remarketing, in dealing with a diverse fleet. Experience in the utility industry would be an asset. * Strong people and organizational leader, with a proven ability to develop, coach and mentor staff across management and unions affiliations to achieve their highest potential and organizational results. * Demonstrated team player and relationship builder, with strong technical, analytical and negotiation skills. * Demonstrated ability to build strong teams that consistently deliver outstanding results. * Proven expertise managing a complex fleet acquisition supply chain and relationships within the fleet supplier industry and other intergovernmental agencies. * Public Procurement experience would be considered an asset. * Ability to establish a high level of rapport and communicate effectively with people in a variety of positions across the organization, within and outside of own department; * Exceptional analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills. * Demonstrated experience and high level of proficiency utilizing Fleet information management system, enterprise software, such as SAP or other analytical tools to manage performance and processes.

BCH-R-4068-220303E1 - Senior Manager, Fleet Asset Management

NB 51174068 - NC 51176680

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain the following requirements in good standing: Driver's License Type = Class 5 * Please note that some travel across the province would be required from time to time.

We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

We are safe. We are here for our customers. We are one team. We include everyone. We act with integrity and respect. We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at .

All BC Hydro employees will be required to show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination.

Flexible work model role definitions ===========================

Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.

IBEW/Field - No option to work from home Resident - Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office. Hybrid - May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week. Remote - Works from home 4+ days per week

HOW TO APPLY Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

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Date Posted: 2022-03-03 Closing Date: 2022-03-18

About BC Hydro and Power Authority

BC Hydro is one of the largest energy suppliers in Canada. We generate and deliver electricity to 95% of the population of British Columbia and over four million people. It’s our vision is to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do. As an employer, we aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We’ve been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row. Interested in joining our team? Visit to see current career and apprenticeship opportunities.



Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-18

Current Openings

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