Adexen is a global Human Ressources Company providing business and support services in Africa. We support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head of Transport
Employment Type: Full-time
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.
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