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Do you fancy yourself literally or metaphorically behind the wheel? With such a vast array of career opportunities, there is surely a position for you as a member of the driving force behind the transport and logistics sector in an educational institution. This position is tailored fit for persons who have a keen interest in every form and means of movement. You must show a pure specialty in any available form of movement. 

To be considered as an ideal candidate for this position, you will need to have the following:

  • A logical and systematic approach towards work.
  • A good time management ability.
  • A great commercial awareness and numeracy skills.
  • Ability to manage change.
  • A great teamwork skill.
  • An excellent geographical knowledge.
  • Sound judgment, diplomacy, and calmness, especially when dealing with disgruntled students and customers of the institution.
  • Ability to plan and deal with unexpected changes.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Maintain a positive attitude toward continued learning.
  • A good analytical, organisational and computing skill.
  • Good intuition to make crucial judgement calls.
  • Good people management and coordination skills.
  • Ability to maintain a positive, friendly and enthusiastic approach towards work.
  • Must be able to maintain a flexible approach towards work

In addition to these requirements, you will possess some educational requirements, which must include-

1.    A degree in a relevant field from a recognised institution.

2.    A driving license.

3.    A basic understanding of English language.

4.    Proficient in IT skills including Microsoft office suite.

These requirements are mandatory as candidates who meet them will be given special consideration.

Core duties of this position will include:

  • Organising and dispatching shipments.
  • Provide transport and logistics services to students and members of staff of the institution.
  • Coordinating drivers, vehicles, loads, and journeys.
  • Negotiating and agreeing to contracts.
  • Managing the execution, direction, and coordination of all transportation matters within the institution.
  • Ensuring that vehicles in the institution are safe and meet legal standards.
  • Managing budgets, organising schedules and routes.
  • Liaising with and managing driving staff and driving shifts.
  • Coordinating the receiving and storage of goods.
  • Ensuring that health and safety measures are duly adhered to.
  • You may also be involved in transportation, stock control, warehousing and monitoring the flow of goods.
  • You will also ensure that the right products are delivered to the right location on time and at a good cost.
  • Developing transportation relationships.
  • Use specialist knowledge, such as mechanical-handling systems, to provide consultancy services.
  • Work on new supply strategies.
  • Confronting climate change issues by implementing transport strategies and good policies.
  • Monitoring transportation cost in the institution.
  • Communicating effectively with students and customers of the institution and ensuring that their requirements are met.
  • Liaise and negotiate with customers and suppliers.
  • Use technological systems to manage stock levels, delivery times and transportation costs.
  • Adhere to all policies and regulations of the institution as regards transportation and logistics services.
  • Perform other duties that this position will demand.

If you meet these requirements and you are interested in taking up this position, hurry now and submit the necessary applications.

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