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Fleet Officer: Nationwide

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A Supply Chain and Logistics Company is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Fleet Officer

Location: Nationwide
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
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: recruitment@whitesoulmotors.com using the Job Title as subject of the email.

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