Transport and Logistics Manager (Temporal Engagement)

Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy Ltd-BEMCONSULT has been given the mandate by Mukuba Hotel to assist in the identification and recruitment of a highly qualified professional.

Job Purpose

The Transport and Logistics Manager will manage the entire fleet for the group. Assist to plan, organize and manage work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements. The Transport and Logistics Manager will also collaborate with other HOD/ Managers and Senior Staff Members in order to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for selecting and maintaining vehicles in order to keep deliveries and distributions on schedule and within its established budget
  • Planning routes and load scheduling for multi-drop deliveries.
  • Organise, lead and participate in Regional Logistics Meetings including the local transport committee.
  • Manage logistics operations including all logistics assets in order to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of organisation cargoes.
  • Identify, mobilise resources, implement and report on special logistics operations.
  • Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained.
  • Allocating and recording resources and movements on the transport planning system.
  • Booking sub-contractors and ensuring they deliver within agreed terms.
  • Record shipment data such as weight, charges and damages
  • Document and escalate any customer service issues and/or shipping/receiving errors
  • Management of GPS trackers to monitor where the vehicles are and drivers' habits.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, union contracts, and government regulations.
  • Promote safe work activities by conducting safety audits, attending company safety meetings, and meeting with individual staff members.
  • Develop criteria, application instructions, procedural manuals on road safety
  • Lead and coordinate tools meetings

Skills and qualities

  • Strong technical understanding-trucking and rail haulage.
  • An analytic mind and good numeracy skills.
  • Excellent geographical knowledge.
  • Good people management and coordination skills.
  • Excellent financial acumen.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of the transportation industry.
  • Good intuition to make crucial judgment calls.

Primary Areas of Accountability:

  • Qualifications and Experience
  • Advanced Diploma in Logistics & Transport (CILT)
  • Degree in CILT/Business or Engineering will be plus
  • Must have at least more than 3-4 years working experience in Transport and Logistics
  • Must have a managed a large fleet of Heavy duty trucks (50 -150)
  • Should be able to Administer fleet monitoring systems (GPS trackers)
  • Have good communication skills

How to apply

If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to:

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A consulting firm that is focused on offering the best human resource solutions to the business community. Services offered include recruitment and selection, training and development, organisational transformation, as well as research and strategic information. With a team of qualified and experienced professionals, Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy - BEMCONSULT is able to offer a superior service.

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