Job Vacancy For Transport Officer



A public sector organisation invites applications from qualified and competent professionals for the following position: Transport Officer

Job Description

• To provide technical and administrative leadership for effective and efficient performance of the transport management function of the organisation

Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide overall management of the organisation's fleet of vehicles
• Provide inputs for the formulation of transport policies
• Maintain an up-to-date database of all of the organisations vehicles information on the location of each vehicle at every point in time
• Ensure drivers have the appropriate class and valid licences to operate the organisations vehicles
• Oversee the implementation of guidelines, procedures and safety standards on transport management
• Oversee the management of the vehicle workshop
• Introduce and manage a vehicle tracking systems to ensure the authorised and accoutable use of the organisation's vehicles
• Oversee the implementation of performance management system within the unit
• Provide advice and guidelines on the acquisition, distribution, maintenance, utilisation and disposal of the organisation's fleet.
• Be responsible for the preparation of monthly reports of the unit.
• Ensure compliance with the usage of the organisation's vehicles
• Develop a system to monitor and record usage and mileages of vehicles to ensure that vehicles are used for approved purposes
• Implement a system to ensure that maintenance schedules of all the organisation's vehicles are adhered to
• Institute a system of rewards and sanctions to apply to all users of the organisation's vehicles
• Keep a record all repairs and servicing conducted as well as cost of repairs and servicing done for the purpose of monitoring and evaluation
• Develop regular training programmes for users of the organisation's vehicles
• Recommend a sustainably affordable insurance policy for the organisation's vehicles
• Prepare and submit to the organisation annual performance report on staff with respect to the use of the organsiation's vehicles
• Perform any other related duty when required

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of a Masters degree from an accredited tertiary institution in transport and logistics, mechanical engineering or any other related field
• Must be a member of a relevant professional body
• Ability to assess potential mechanical problems and advise on preventive maintenance and repair
• Proven leadership and management skills
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• A minimum of 6 years of post Bachelor's Degree relevant work experience in a reputable organisation, 2 years of which must be in a senior management position
• Must pass a selection interview conducted by the organisation in collaboration with the Public Services Commission

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All applications, together with relevant supporting documents and curriculum vitae, should be submitted to the email address:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 05 July, 2021
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