Reports To: Operations Manager
Purpose of Position:
Our client is looking to hire a Transportation Officer who shall be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the transport department through the supervision of company vehicles, drivers and mechanics
Coordinate the movement of vehicles and other transportation assets;
Ensure the appropriate use, maintenance and repair of all vehicles and plan for regular inspection and spot checks
Create and/or modify various systems to manage the movement of vehicles and personnel;
Keep documents current such as registration, insurance, vehicle logs, daily inspection reports, etc.
Ensure sufficient supply of fuel and oil for all operating and non-operating vehicles.
Manage fuel requests, fuel stocks (supplier agreements) and spare parts inventories;
Produce monthly fuel and vehicle use reports, “work orders,” etc.
Install and maintain the Vehicle Management System (VMS); ensure that data is input regularly and that required reports are produced.
Hire, train and supervise drivers.
Drivers, conductors and mechanics
Key Working Relationships:
All staff using company vehicles
All clients and partners of the company that lease the vehicles of the company, suppliers I.e. fuel providers, service stations, spare parts suppliers
Minimum 2 years’ experience managing a transport department
Bachelor’s degree in Transport and Logistics Management or equivalent
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
Strong negotiating skills
Demonstrated rational and logical thinking; ability to creatively and quickly find solutions to problems
Proven ability to manage personnel, delegate and follow-up; must be able to “multi-task”
Fluency (writing, reading, speaking) in English
Computer experience: Windows systems, MS Word and MS Excel;
Application instructions as follows:
All qualified candidates shall send their CVs ONLY via firstname.lastname@example.org , stating the position they are applying for.