Transport Manager Job in Mombasa, Kenya

Job Title: Transport Manager

Reports To: Director Operations

Supervises: Fleet / Loading supervisor and Maintenance officer (Mombasa)

Job Purpose: Ensures that all shipments are handled quickly, safely and within budget.

Key Accountabilities

  • Plan and supervise the shipments from production to the end-user
  • Schedule daily and weekly routes in conjunction with the BDM.
  • Track trucks using functional systems ( tracking software)
  • Coordinate to ensure proper distribution of products
  • Monitor, report on transportation costs and suggest cost –effective transport methods.
  • Ensure documents are properly filed i.e vehicle inspection and insurance covers.
  • Report maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment
  • Prepare yearly schedules for training departmental staff .
  • Conduct regular safety audits on vehicles.
  • Organize training sessions for employees (e.g. proper use of vehicles )
  • Keep organized records of vehicles, schedules and completed orders.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and transport legislation.
  • Stay up-to-date with safety regulations.

Key Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a Transportation Manager, or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of supply chain management
  • Experience preparing and tracking orders
  • Familiarity with logistics
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to supervise and train staff
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • High school diploma
  • BSc in Supply Chain, Logistics or relevant field is a plus

Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV to before end of day 7th Nov 2019.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Transport and Logistics
Updated: November 6, 2019 — 2:05 pm