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Transport Officer

Posted at
20. Jul, 17:24
Company Industry
Logistics & Transportation
Work Type
Full time
Job Level
Entry level
Minimum Qualification
Years Experience
1 years
Application Deadline
Nairobi CBD Nairobi


We have an opportunity for Transport Officer. We seek to give the opportunity to a candidate who ideally holds professional qualification Transport with an in-depth experience in and Transport Management. The successful candidate shall be based in Mombasa as the point of operation.


i. Ensure that all vetted transporters meet the company’s standards of transport provision.

ii. Monitor costs and negotiate contracts and rates with all transport suppliers and continually search for ways to improve quality and better value for money from our suppliers.

iii. Verify all transport invoices and deal with any issues before payment.

iv. To ensure that company drivers and staff authorised to drive comply with the legal requirements.

v. Attend to all incidents and accidents as required by law.

vi. To control transportation costs/budgets by getting competitive prices for transportation.

vii. To liaise with contracted service providers on the maintenance of company vehicles.

viii. To build, develop and maintain a strong working relationship with clients to optimise on service delivery.

ix. Identify operational issues and opportunities, escalating them, where and when necessary.

x. Develop and maintain a transport policy for companies wishing to offer transport services.

xi. To ensure collection and delivery of goods to customers in good condition.

Key Performance Indicators

  • 100% Transporter compliance to standards
  • Zero customer complaints on cargo delay
  • Well maintained budget
  • Timely collection of goods to and from customer premises/ICD
  • Nil accidents
  • 100% good stakeholder management
  • 100% timely communication

Qualification, Competencies and Skills


  • More than 1 years progressive experiences in transportation
  • Ability to handle pressure and to work with active attitude
  • Excellent personal interaction skill
  • Problem solving skill & time management &report writing
  • Relationship in and dully understanding of transportation market will be considered as advantage
  • Proficient in all computer application packages

Competence & Skills

§ Excellent communication

§ Provide high impact performance feedback

§ Planning, making decisions, and problem solving.

§ Avoiding common managerial mistakes.

All interested persons to submit, through email, their application, CV, academic certificates, training certificate and testimonials to . This advert runs for 14 days effective 21st July 2018 to 04th August 2018. Canvassing in will lead to automatic disqualification.

Ensure that all vetted transporters meet the company’s standards of transport provision.

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