First listed on: 16 November 2020
New South Wales Police Force

Vehicle Operations Manager - Finance and Business Services - Fleet Services 

  • Clerk Grade 11/12
  • Ongoing Full-Time
  • Moorebank
About us
The NSW Police Force (NSWPF) is one of the largest police forces in the western world, with more than 20,000 employees, including more than 4,000 administrative employees who support the sworn officers that provide a range of law and order services 24 hours a day, seven days a week to the socially, geographically and culturally diverse community of NSW.
Our commitment to Diversity
The NSW Police Force is a proud employer of a diverse range of people. We are committed to reflecting the diverse community we serve and creating an inclusive and respectful workplace for all employees. Differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging.
We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds and encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, and individuals who may identify as LGBTIQ, with disability, a culturally and linguistically diverse background, and people of all ages.
If you identify as a person with disability or require information or specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact Zaandra Brightwell on (02) 9827 5000.
If you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and would like assistance with your application, please contact the NSWPF Aboriginal Employment & Engagement team at
About the role
We have an opportunity for a Vehicle Operations Manager to be part of our Fleet Services team. The Vehicle Operations Manager is responsible for providing strategic leadership to the Technical and Quality Assurance Team within Fleet Services to effectively manage the commissioning and decommissioning of vehicles, vehicle research and development, repairs, technical support and strategic supplier management for the delivery of a continuous and commercially sound fleet service for the NSWPF.
Essential requirements
  • Obtain and maintain the requisite security clearance for this role.
  • Hold a current driver’s licence with no traffic offences recorded on their driving history within the last six (6) months. 
  • Proven management experience of a large and specialist fleet portfolio, including day to day vehicle operations, financial, risk and team management.
  • Relevant knowledge and industry experience in the Australian motor vehicle fleet industry.
  • Tertiary qualifications in business, commerce or economics and/or extensive experience in the motor vehicle fleet management and leasing environment.
For more information on this role (e.g. key accountabilities, key challenges and capabilities required for the role), click here to view the role description.
What we can offer you
At NSWPF our people have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. Some of the benefits available when you join the NSWPF include:
  • competitive salary;
  • flexible work options;
  • opportunity to purchase leave;
  • annual leave loading;
  • corporate wellbeing programs including seminars and the Fitness Passport;
  • free annual influenza vaccination and;
  • salary packaging options via superannuation contributions or a novated vehicle lease.
 How to Apply
Applications can only be submitted electronically via the I Work for NSW website.
To be considered for this role, attach a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date resume that clearly details your skills & experience as relevant to this role.
You must also address each of the following Target Questions (300 word limit per question) in the text boxes provided in the online application or attach as a separate document.
Target Question 1:
Can you describe your most memorable achievement in your recent work experience? What was the situation? What was your driving motivation to achieve? What were some of the hurdles you needed to overcome, and how did you overcome them? How did you feel at the end of the task/situation? 
Target Question 2:
Describe a situation where you had to make a tough decision about an important business issue? What was the situation, and your decision making process? What was the result? What did you learn? 
Your application must stand on its own merits, and the completeness and relevance of your application will determine if you proceed through to the selection process.
Please do not attach copies of qualifications, certificates or documentation (other than what has been requested) - you can bring these if called for interview.
To be eligible to apply for this role, you must meet one of the following statuses:
  • an Australian Citizen;
  • a permanent resident of Australia; or
  • a New Zealand citizen. 
Part of our assessment process may include online and/or telephone capability testing therefore you may be contacted to participate.
Prior to commencement, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a rigorous National Police (criminal history) Check and obtain and maintain a Security Clearance as determined by the NSW Police Force.
This recruitment may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future roles (ongoing or temporary) that may arise over the next 12 months.
For more information on applying for roles with the NSW Police Force click here
Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application. 
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