A Supply Chain and Logistics Company is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:
Job Title: Fleet Officer
Employment Type: Full-time
Our company is a leading haulage company in Nigeria, looking to engage qualified and experienced Fleet Officers to manage our fleet across various locations in Nigeria. The ideal candidate would be required to:
- Oversee assigned fleet’s operations and make direct reports to the Fleet Coordinator on fleet performance and other operational requirements
- Monitor and report daily trucks turn-around time
- Direct activities related to dispatching, routing, and tracking vehicles
- Direct investigations to verify and resolve all complaints relating to fleet management or drivers conduct
- Obtain and maintain annual inspections certification by regulatory authorities or in line with contractual obligations from clients
- Obtain and maintain all truck licensing, registrations and permits
- Oversee proper use of fuel/diesel rations; maintain log and account for fuel/diesel and oil storage tanks
- Coordinate daily pre-trip and post-trip truck inspections
- Utilize GPS systems in conjunction with tracking unit to monitor drivers and track vehicles at all
- Develop, maintain and ensure adherence to disciplinary procedures and drivers’ orientation program and administering disciplinary measures to non-compliant drivers.
- Assist the HR unit in the recruitment of quality drivers into the fleet.
- Managing drivers so they adhere to strict schedules.
- Training and re-training of the drivers (and motor mates) for efficiency
- Regularly holding meeting with the (except those on official assignment) to discuss and ensure the smooth operations and the actualization of the goals of the company
- Constantly monitor the tracking report and follow up with drivers on issues raised and send updated report on issues resolution.
Academic Requirements And Experience
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized tertiary institution
- Minimum 4 years’ experience in supply chain management, including, haulage, logistics, and fleet management and customer service operations
- Complete and up-to-date knowledge of Federal and State transportation regulations.
- Ability to accurately calculate load arrival times and other performance parameters.
- Must have a working knowledge of computers and Intermediate to advanced level Microsoft Excel with a manifest readiness to learn company specific fleet management software quickly
- Ability to develop and maintain an accurate record-keeping system
- Ability to think on one’s feet and make decisions quickly
- Listening skills: Willing to listen to drivers, office personnel, management, state and federal regulators and their concerns.
- Handle emergencies: Ability to stay calm and take decisions quickly
- Differentiate driver issues, decipher problems versus complaints and proffer relevant solutions
Application Closing Date
31st October, 2020.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Job Title as subject of the email.