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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Adexen is a global Human Ressources Company providing business services in Europe and Africa. We support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain. We know how important people are to business. We also think that "People are the future of Africa" We understand what...
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    Head of Transport


    • The role will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day transportation operations of the company and directing major projects; supervise employees, delegating tasks accordingly, monitoring performance, and conducting regular follow-ups with business objectives.
    • To optimize the transportation network from the inside, by constantly research and test software tools, management methodologies, and workflow processes
    • Responsible for direction and oversight of the Company Transport Department, including, but not limited to operations, maintenance, safety/compliance, equipment, and personnel.
    • Responsible for the justification, specification, selection and purchase of new trucks, trailers and other necessary equipment and systems.
    • Responsible for managing assets and available business in such a way as to minimize operational expenses while maximizing equipment utilization.
    • Supervise key terminal staff to monitor operations at the company truck terminals, ensuring workload is completed per customer expectations: efficiently, safely, and compliant with all applicable regulations.
    • Work with other stakeholders to determine staffing levels, job descriptions and assist in the recruitment of drivers and support staff.
    • Plan with Executive Management to determine the strategic direction of the Transport Department.
    • Update and implement Divisional Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
    • Ensure profitability by controlling costs and enhancing trip performance.
    • Full responsibility for fleet maintenance and the mechanical workshops.
    • Coordinate between Group trucks and third party transporters to ensure truck availability always.
    • Liaise with Sales and Finance departments to ensure the right rate is appropriately charged on services rendered by company transport.
    • Coordinate and inspect the complete documentation including drivers and vehicle licenses.
    • Review and report logistics/fleet performance against plans.
    • Build good working relationship with Regulatory Agencies to ensure smooth operation of the fleet.


    • Bachelor's degree fron a recognised University
    • MBA is a plus
    • Minimum of 15 years of related experience within an international organisation
    • Management experience of a large transport department
    • Excellent Communication
    • Analytical with good decision-making skills
    • Management experience of a large multi-cultural team

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