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Transport Supervisor

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Dispatcher/Transport
  • Deadline:
    February 17, 2024

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Concern Worldwide is an Irish based non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization, dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Concern is currently recruiting the below post:

Job Code: 24-016-RH (You must quote this code on your application)

Job Title: Transport Supervisor (x1)

Location: Buchanan City, Grand Bassa County

Reporting To: Logistics Manager

Responsible For: Fleet Assistant, Drivers, Vehicle and motorbike Mechanics

Duration: Fixed Term

Job Purpose: Responsible for the effective and efficient management and safety of Concern Liberia Fleet (Vehicles and motorbikes) including the transport team based in Buchanan and Provide technical leadership towards sustainable fleet management that will contribute to the realization of Concern Liberia strategic goal 4- “greening the organization”.

Main Duties & Responsibilities – Fleet Movement & managements:

Scheduling and planning the use, movement, maintenance and repairs of vehicles thereby facilitating the most cost effective delivery of transport services to programmes. Provide PMS(preventive maintenance Schedules) guides for vehicles, bikes and generators; ensuring the compilation and completion of monthly transport reports including the analysis of transport performance; oversee effective and efficient utilization of vehicles & bikes, based on Concern Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), including vehicle maintenance and fuel management and control; ensure effective utilization, fuel management & accountability, repairs and control of the fleet in Grand Bassa & Rivercess; ensure all vehicle have valid licenses, registration & insurance etc, ensure drivers/riders are accountable with tools, First Aid, Health and Safety policies etc on vehicles and bikes; participate in Fleet Forum webinars and sustainable fleet management trainings.

Staff Management:

Monitor and review performance of these staff and hold them accountable for meeting their objectives; give corrective feedback where required and take decisive action in the case of poor performance; Ensure that they are aware of and comply with all of Concern’s policies and procedures including the transport policy and let them be aware of any communication shared that concerns them; Ensure that work within the team is planned and organised in a way that will meet the organisation’s needs in the most cost effective manner possible; ensuring that team members are given appropriate workloads and are working efficiently and that gaps due to leavers or annual leave are managed; Ensure that they have accurate job descriptions and that they fully understand outcomes which are expected of them, by setting SMART objectives; Ensure drivers and mechanics are accountable for tools, First Aid, etc in their vehicles and garage; Ensure team members have the appropriate training for the proper operation of the equipment and assets assigned and for accurate reporting including the inputting of data into the DDGs; Lead in organising training trainings for new motorbike riders and refresher trainings for continuing riders; Perform any other duties that maybe assigned by Line Manager; Technical supervision of mechanics and advise of repairs etiquette2

Experience & Qualification:

Relevant degree from a recognised institution; Technical qualification / Post graduate diploma/degree preferred related to the function; At least 3 years’ experience in a transport/logistics function with INGOs or transport company;

Excellent networking and negotiating skills; the ability to maintain confidentiality & discretion whilst dealing with administration issues; Good attention to detail and demonstrated ability to deliver on work objectives to a high quality and on a timely basis are all essential competencies for this role;

Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, organizational, leadership and negotiation skills;

Computer literacy with proficiency in Excel and comfortable in working with computers with minimal IT support;

Driving skills;

Fleet and Team management skills;

How to apply:

By email to: liberia.hr@concern.net with the JOB CODE 24-016-RH Transport Supervisor clearly in the SUBJECT LINE. By Hand to: HR Department, Concern Worldwide, Building Number-5 Andalucía’s Complex Compound Number-2, Between 6th & 7th Streets Sinkor Beachside, Behind Home City Furniture Store, Monrovia.

JOB CODE 24-016-RH Transport Supervisor clearly indicated on the envelope.

Applications must include the following:

JOB CODE 24-016-RH Transport Supervisor

A letter of application stating why you believe you are the best suited for the position.

A copy of your CV (maximum 4 pages) giving active daytime contacts.

Names and addresses of two (2) work related referees with professional e-mail addresses.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 5:00 pm on Saturday 17th February 2024.

FEMALE APPLICANTS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGE TO APPLY

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

Safeguarding at Concern: Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the

day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies. Additionally, Concern is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work or volunteer with vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles. Subsequently, working or volunteering with Concern is subject to a range of vetting checks, including criminal background checking.

Concern Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of society. While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.

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