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Transport Manager Job Paying K’sh 200,000 Minimum

We are recruiting for the above noted position on behalf of our client based in Tanzania:
Reporting to the Managing Director, the job holder will conduct all Management duties of a Senior Transport Manager;
Generic Duties:
Overall in charge of all logistics activities managing a fleet of over 200 vehicles
Oversee the entire staff strength from the drivers to logistics manager
Manage local distribution and the logistics hub operations
Responsible to plan, control, review, implement and improve the productivity and efficiency of the local distribution
To meet customer expectations and performance service standards through sound management of facilities, personnel, equipment and enforcing company policies and procedures.
Collaborate with staff and management groups to come up with the necessary policies and implementation for projects, related to specific objectives set by the organization.
Performance monitoring for operations and administrative adherence is supervised by the manager, ensuring that the staff complies with municipal regulations and safety protocol.
Conducting safety inspections and promoting the importance of quality control and safety compliance among individual staff members as well as departments and partners.
Financial planning and expenditure management In terms of budget appropriation and control
Develop usage based vehicle specifications and coordinate with management for purchase of vehicles, equipment and supplies.
Prepares reports for evaluation of fleet maintenance effectiveness and efficiency
Responsible for fleet management of heavy duty vehicles / lorries daily deployment
Ensure that logistics services provided are billed timely and accurately
The Manager is responsible for streamlining activities in relation to dispatch, route and transportation tracking
Plan the management and organization of work load and responsibilities for support staff to make sure that deliverable and key performance indicators are met in a timely and consistent range that is acceptable to organizational standards.
Perform direct inquiry to client complaints and provides the necessary resolution to maintain effective and professional partnerships.
Performing the duties of a designated point of contact, the Transportation manager acts as a contact person for all personnel designated to specific departments, implementing schedule, policy and logistic changes.
Develop and analyze fleet maintenance metrics including overall cost per mile, maintenance cost per mile, life cycle replacement, tire life, and replacement schedule. Compare metrics with industry standards.
Supervise and evaluate Lead technicians, fleet technicians, parts resource, and transition student in work performance and productivity, teamwork, safety standards, and attendance.
Conduct regular safety meetings.
Responsible for evaluating vacation and time-off procedures to ensure coverage for shift work to meet operational requirements
Supports continuous growth through the implementation of relative staff development and training programs
Negotiate with and monitor vendors for outsourced services.
Key Competencies:
-Good inter-personal & communication skills.
-Good communication skills and writing skills essential.
-Proven job reliability, diligence, dedication and attention to detail.
-Ability to train and supervise a team of semi skilled mechanics to improve maintenance and fleet efficiency. Be able to work within the department of operations to ensure operational efficiency
Personality Traits
• Demonstrated Excellent organizational, coordinating and personal interface skills.
• Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Must be flexible with any working schedule.
. Self motivated to accomplish goals, with a strong sense of responsibility
Preferred Educational Qualification
MBA will be an added advantage
Bachelors Degree in Logistics or supply chain management
Experience: 15 years 10 of which must be in senior Management. Previous work experience in Oil Transportation industry will give a perfect advantage.
Salary Range: Payable commensurate to the job profile and candidates experience. Minimum Ksh: 200K
Please send your current C.V to Indicate the position applied for on the Email subject line so as to reach the recruitment team on or before 19th October 2010.

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