Logistics and Transport Officer

Full time | Location: Accra

Job description

The role of the Logistics & Transport Officer shall be focused on the coordination, supervision, and monitoring of all activities related to Third Party Transportation, Shipment/Export Duties, Company Fleet Management among other related activities.

Duties

Managing Company Fleet

  • Ensure the availability of sales and delivery vans at locations that may be determined by the sales department.
  • Take oversight of tracking; checking and authenticating log sheets.
  • Reporting any significant incidents in the field.
  • Compiling daily, weekly and monthly reports.
  • Ensuring all company fleet follow planned maintenance schedule; book fleet for maintenance at regular intervals.
  • Ensure renewal of all fleet documents; road worthy and insurance.
  • Supervise drivers and operators and constantly sensitizing them on defensive driving mechanisms.

Export

  • To coordinate export activities from Ghana and may be required.
  • Liaise with IBD/B2B/ and other stakeholders in shipping out products to other countries.
  • Monitor / track goods from departure to destination.
  • Scrutinize transporter’s bill and authenticate for payment.

Third Party Transporters

  • Monitor each business partner with respect to fleet availability.
  • Manage the degree of reliability (Performance rating) of third-party transporters.
  • Check the validity of the Goods in Transit Insurance regularly of third-party transporters.
  • Organize stake holders’ meetings periodically.
  • Provide alternatives where regular third-party transporters are not available.
  • Get more transporters into the business where necessary.
  • Check and authenticate WAYBILLS for payment of transporters claims.
  • Make proposals for rate review when necessary.
  • Compile weekly and monthly report regarding the management of third-party transporters.

Skills and Attributes Required

  • Effective communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with and manage a team.
  • Ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Excel and Power Point.
  • Ability to work extra hours as may be required.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Analytical and the ability to think on his/her feet.
  • Excellent report writing skills.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of HND in Logistics & Transport or related.
  •  At least 2 years’ progressive experience/exposure in similar position.
Job Location

Accra

Job Type

Full time

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