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Rift Valley Railways OCC Desk Controller Job in Nairobi

Career Opportunities at RVR

Rift Valley Railways (RVR) Ltd   is in the middle of a Ksh. 25 Billion (USD.287M) turnaround process with major investments going towards expanding and modernizing the fleet, improving rail infrastructure, introducing high-end technology with a vision of becoming the premier rail and logistics provider.

Exciting career opportunities in Operations department has risen and we now seek to recruit a strategic, committed & results driven person.

Purpose: We require an all-round OCC desk Controller.

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Main Purpose of the Job: Based in Nairobi the individual will work from a control center using computerized network control systems to coordinate trains, ensuring they are on the correct path and running on time.

Key Duties / Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules, procedures, and regulations for safety and operations
  • Direct and coordinate railroad traffic, issue permits and authorities, monitor all rail movements and maintain computerized records of all activities
  • Know assigned territory and keep informed of changes in the physical characteristics
  • Maintain familiarity with scheduled trains, destinations, times of arrivals and departures
  • Communicate with personnel on weather or any environmental conditions affecting train movement
  • Coordinate movement of trains according to operating plan and customer needs
  • Monitor train movements
  • Report alleged violations of operating rules and any irregularity relating to the movement of trains.
  • Plan in advance for smooth and effective movement of priority trains, trains containing hazardous material or restricted shipments, and crossings to avoid unnecessary delays.
  • Coordinate track usage with Engineering Department personnel.

Job Skills

  • high-level communication skills,
  • critical thinking,
  • strong problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work under extreme pressure and in emergency situations.

Competencies / Behaviors

  • Must have a good memory for learning safety procedures and regulations and be able to concentrate for long periods on detailed information.
  • They should have a high degree of personal and decision-making autonomy.

Desired Qualifications

  • At least a degree Business administration
  • Diploma in I.T will be added advantage
  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) skills
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Kiswahili (Minimum B Minus at secondary school level) preferred that the applicants/entrants be between the age of 24 and 35

How to Apply:

Suitably qualified applicants should submit their application letters, with detailed CVs including a day time contact phone number and email addresses citing the relevant job title on the subject line to:- recruitment@rvr.co.ke

Note:   The deadline for submitting application is before by close of business on 17th November, 2016

NB: In the event that you are successful, we will require that you provide us with a certificate of Good Conduct that is not more than 6 months old.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Business Administration & Management, ICT and Technology, Transport and Logistics
Updated: November 10, 2016 — 9:48 am
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