Transportation Officer at Evolve People Solutions September, 2020

Job Title: Transportation Officer
Location: Dar es Salaam

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
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

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience managing a transport department
  • Bachelor’s degree in Transport and Logistics Management or equivalent
  • Mechanical experience
  • 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 [email protected] , stating the position they are applying for.
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