Head of Transport at Adexen Recruitment Agency


Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Adexen Recruitment Agency is a global Human Resources Company providing business and support services in Africa. They support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain.

JOB TITLE: Head of Transport

JOB LOCATION: Lagos

JOB DETAILS:

  • A fast growing indigenous logistics Company is looking to recruit an experienced Head of Transport for its operations. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the day-to-day transportation operations of the company; supervise employees, delegating tasks accordingly, monitoring performance, and conducting regular follow-ups with business objectives
  • Responsible for direction of the transport department, including operations, maintenance, safety/compliance, equipment, and personnel
  • Responsible for purchasing new trucks, trailers and other necessary equipment and systems
  • Optimise and eeduce operational expenses while maximizing equipment utilization
  • Determine staffing levels, job descriptions and assist in the recruitment of drivers and support staff
  • Participate in the strategic direction of the transport department.
  • Ensure profitability by controlling costs and enhancing trip performance
  • Full responsibility for fleet maintenance and the mechanical workshops
  • Ensure truck availability
  • 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
  • Review and report logistics/fleet performance
  • Implement good working relationship with Regulatory Agencies to ensure smooth operation of the fleet

Desired Skills and Experience

  • B.Sc / M.Sc in Engineering, Transportation or any relevant discipline for the role
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in supply chain, transportation, or logistics
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a senior role within a logistics & transportation company
  • Knowledge: industry trends, supply chain processes, best practices, and compliance requirements
  • Organizational and Planning skills
  • Problem Solving and Analytical skills
  • Extensive knowledge of route planning and Driver management
  • Communication and Commercial skills.

Skills:

  • Reports
  • Transportation
  • Cost Management
  • Process Control
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Procurement
  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership
  • Organization
  • Team Management.

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Job Features

Job CategoryLogistics / Transportation/ Supply

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