Job - TRANSPORT MANAGER - SOUTHERN REGION
3,000 RTGS ~$857 USD TRANSPORT MANAGER - SOUTHERN REGION
Logistics, FMCG, Distribution, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

A large, successful nationwide distribution company is in need of an excellent, hands on, multi-skilled Transport manager. The role requires a high level of logistics and route management expertise. A varied and exciting role. Candidates must be assertive, energetic and confident as well as being passionate about transport with excellent people skills.

Position Published
8 Apr 2019
Position Updated
8 Apr 2019
Applications Invited
164 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
11 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
45% Complete
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8 Apr
23275
Applications Invited
Search In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
164 Applications
11 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
45% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Distribution Manager Southern Region
Supervision Of
Workshop Supervisor, Storeman, Transport Officer, Admin Clerks
Interacts With
All staff levels, Customers, Suppliers, Government Departments, Service Providers
Job Description
Manage drivers and driver discipline. Manage routes allocation and route costs on a daily basis.
Manage fuel consumption for own trucks and for hired vehicles. Manage a distribution network of 4 operating hubs and using a fleet of about 150 vehicles.
Manage vehicle maintenance including stores, tyres,oils/lubes, and vehicle service schedules and vehicle service providers/suppliers.
Manage vehicle breakdown recovery. Produce periodic operational reports. Identify skills gaps and recommend appropriate training in conjunction with HR Department.
To manage fuel receipt, storage, issuance, consumption and its overall supply chain. To ensure compliance of operations with all company and government safety regulations and provisions of the Zimbabwe Road Traffic Act and its related Statutory Instruments.
To ensure that all road traffic accidents are thoroughly investigated, recorded, filed, and action plans are developed to avoid/minimise their recurrence.
Any other relevant duties that can be assigned by management from time to time.
Candidate Specification
Experience
5 years
Education Level
Degree
Qualifications
Logistics or Transport Management or equivalent; CILT an advantage
Software
Vehicle Tracking Tools, MS Office,
Equipment
PC, Vehicles
Knowledge Of
and experience in FMCG distribution management as well as legal regulations
Skills To
multi-task and to take a hands-on practical approach to the job.
Ability To
Focus on problem solving and distribution process improvement. Ability to demonstrate excellent planning and organisational skills, action and ownership. and identify cost saving opportunities and to be pro-active
Personality
Energetic, mature, assertive, analytical, Responsible, Focused, well-rounded decision maker with strong leadership skills
Organisation
Industry
Logistics, FMCG, Distribution
Culture
Multi-cultural, large, successful
Gender Profile
Male
Age Profile
Between 30 and 45 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Remuneration
At most 3,000 RTGS
- in USD
At most $857 USD
Currency conversions are provided only for comparative purposes.
Remuneration will be paid in RTGS.
Fringe Benefits
Medical Aid, Company car, housing allowance
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