Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is seeking to fill the position of Senior Transport Officer.

IRC is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development non-governmental organisation.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development of travel policy procedures and programmes and ensure compliance in all aspects of travel procedures
  • Handle travel requisition process, including oversight of all travel arrangements and operations
  • Manage relationships with travel agencies and vendors
  • Participate in travel service provider sourcing and negotiating contracts or rates with travel service providers
  • Provide advice on travel documents, insurance, import/export regulations, etc
  • Drive continuous improvement of travel programmes
  • Manage travel contracts to ensure compliance with contract service level agreements (SLA)
  • Ensure vehicles are properly registered and have TPL insurance according to the rules and regulations of the country
  • Establish mechanisms to check that vehicles are roadworthy at regular intervals
  • Ensure timely and effective vehicle maintenance and repair management by identifying quality garages, supporting establishment of contracts with pre-approved garages, establishing quality control mechanisms, and undertaking performance reviews at a regular basis
  • Oversee and ensure maintenance has taken place and validate maintenance invoices before payment process
  • Perform vehicle management cost analysis and suggest improvements to reduce waste and minimise vehicle cost
  • Manage vehicle safety by ensuring that safety procedures are adhered to by all vehicle users
  • Implement motor bike management process
  • Participate in vehicle and car hire service providers sourcing
  • Monitor vehicle fuel consumption and identify innovative ways to reduce fuel consumption

Requirements

  • College degree in Transport, Logistics Operations Management, or a relevant field
  • Five years, minimum, of work experience in fleet or transport management or logistics in a multi-cultural environment
  • Knowledge and effective use of fundamental management concepts, practices, and procedures relative to quality and productivity improvements, training, budgeting and cost control
  • Driver’s licence

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: IRC

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