About this job
Our Client is a leading Logistics Company in the East African region is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidate for the above vacancy;
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for getting the right products in the right quantities, to the right locations all at the right time.
In charge of the day to day operations of the transport department.
Efficiently managing a team of drivers and vehicles.
Responsible for all of the dispatching, routing, and tracking of delivery vehicles.
Dispatching complex and over-sized goods to national and international destinations.
Ensuring company compliance of all transport policies, legislation and procedures. Managing, monitoring and developing a team of drivers and line managers.
Involved in strategic development and strategy making.
Being the first point of contact for all drivers.
Making sure that all transport fleet vehicles are properly maintained and serviced.
Arranging for the induction and training off all new staff.
Regularly liaising with the delivery manager to ensure a smooth running of both departments.
Developing and nurturing customer relationships.
Maintaining accurate administrative records.
Organizing vehicle checks.
Identifying operational issues, potential problems and opportunities.
Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and efficiently.
Appraising staff performance and also taking disciplinary measures when required.
Ensuring all site and customer objectives are achieved.
Responsible for all H&S investigations.
Bachelor’s degree in procurement and logistics management
Minimum 3 years work experience in fleet and logistics management
Must be knowledgeable in strategic transport operations across boarders
Any mechanical background will be an added advantage
Able to operate effectively in a high volume service driven transport operation.
Possessing a good understanding of all relevant legal compliance and fleet controls.
Experience of Budgets and Financial controls.
Knowledgeable in all process compliance areas including; Legislative, Productivity, Quality and Service.
Comprehensive understanding all of areas of the supply chain.
Full understanding of transport operational systems.
FMCG background and hold a National CPC.
Able to build multiple relationships at different levels .
Strong communication and analytical skills.
Must be of high integrity
Problem solving and prioritizing skills.
People management skills.
How to Apply:
Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.
1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.
2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.
3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.
4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address and send your application by email to email@example.com
5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.
Deadline: 31st July 2012