TRANSPORTATION MANAGER

Confidential Company - Dar es Salaam,Tanzania

Posted on: December 24,2018


Job Description

Job Summary
• Remuneration: Negotiation
• Qualification: Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Transportation and Logistics Management or Related field
• Experience: 3 ­- 4 years progressive experience in a Transportation Firm
• Location: Dar es salaam
• Job Level: Junior, Skilled
• The required candidate indian will be given more priority

Responsibilities

Operations
• Administer and monitor daily dispatch functions, as well as creating and maintaining a master delivery schedule
• Develop and administer cost effective delivery schedules
• On-going driver/supervisor training
• Responsible to ensure that department achieves operational goals (monthly, quarterly, yearly basis)
• Ensure weekly Pride (key performance indicators) reporting is complete and accurate

Financial Responsibilities:
• Manage day-to-day operational expenditures
• Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reports detailing departmental goals, Identifying variances from budget, reasons for variances and in necessary actions needed to reduce costs
• Monitor and control variable departmental costs on daily/weekly basis
• Analyze current and future equipment Requirements and prepare business cases if needed.
• Maintain statistical information of drivers, equipment, delivery schedules and service levels to monitor performance
Leadership, Morale, Relationships and Communications
• Act as a Leader in order to achieve Martin Brower’s Goals and Objectives
• Demonstrate teamwork and maintain a positive attitude
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships across the company
• Ensure a high level of interactivity to maximize co-operation between all departments
• Communicate goals, objectives, strategies, results and plans
• Participate in training, inspection, investigation and continuous improvement programs
• Foster an environment of positive employee relations and employee involvement
• Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the union Business Agent and Stewards
• Responsible for the safety of all employees and visitors & Safety policies and provincial legislation
• Investigation of accidents and incidents to ensure all reporting is completed
• Develop and administer safe driver training programs
• Actively promote health, safety and wellness to prevent injuries and accidents
• Participate in Joint Health and Safety Committee meetings as required, as a senior management member responsible to respond to recommendations and safety issues/concerns raised
• Conduct workplace inspections, identify hazards and resolve safety related concerns.
• Ensure that all injuries, near misses and damages are properly investigated and reported according to Company procedure and standards; problem solving to identify root causes to prevent recurrences
• Ensure that department supervisors are effectively managing the Modified Work Program
• Ensure department recognizes and operates in an environmentally competent manner
• Assist in the development and regular updating of training plans and ensure effective implementation and use of resources
• Create and administer work schedule for Transportation department
• Conduct performance reviews for supervisor and drivers regarding salary changes, developmental Requirements, promotions etc.
• Oversee labour relations by managing grievance procedures, discipline, employee concerns, etc., within the parameters of the collective agreement
• Ensure compliance with industry, company and sanitation standards, including making sure physical plant and transportation equipment is free from hazards and meets legislated Requirements
• Other projects or duties as assigned

Requirements
• University degree / College diploma in logistics or equivalent experience
• Minimum three to five years progressive transportation management experience, with a focus on strong leadership and relationship building skills
• Experience in a high-velocity distribution environment would be a strong asset
• Strong work ethic
• Excellent time management skills, ability to manage multiple priorities
• Strong, interactive team player
• Integrative thinker and excellent problem solving skills
• Excellent communication and presentation skills (verbal and written)
• High initiative and self-motivation
• Ability to produce accurate and timely reports
• Strong knowledge of (Microsoft Office; Routing Software and Onboard Software etc.)

Competencies
• Fulfill Your Promise.
• Leaders Developing Leaders
• Drives Change
• Results Oriented
• Communicates Effectively
• Financial Acumen

Compensation Package
We offer a highly competitive salary and with a generous benefits

Skills and Qualifications



Job Details

Preferred Candidate

Job Ref: JOB5121 Years of Experience: 3-38
Job Location: Dar es Salaam,Tanzania Residence Location:
Company Industry: Transportation Gender: Unspecified
Job Role: Management Nationality: Unspecified
Employment Status: Full Time Education: Higher/Advanced diploma
Employment Type: Employee
Monthly Salary Range: Unspecified
Number of Vacancies: 1

Application Instructions

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