Transport, Health and Safety Coordinator Job at Logistics Company

Transport, Health and Safety Coordinator Job at Logistics Company… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Logistics Company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To coordinate hinterland transport activities, forecast, plan and allocate truck requisitions in line with cargo requirements.
  • Control transport pricing, leverage market and volumes to optimize transport profitability.
  • Ensure proper compliance of suppliers and vendors in line with the company policy.
  • Monitor, respond and act on any escalations with immediate and long term Corrective action.
  • Vet and onboard new transporters in line with internal and external market demand projections.
  • Constantly assess market trends and forecast possible challenges, changes, constraints and propose measures to minimize impact on company and client operations.
  • Develop, implement and maintain an effective health & safety program and ensure compliance to satisfy the requirements of local legislation
  • Liaise with onsite contractors to ensure their compliance with Company safety regulations and adherence to safety standards, including basic safety induction training
  • Conduct surveys and audits as required to identify and minimize the risk to company and employees
  • Assist with formulation of emergency contingency plans, write safe systems of work and amend where appropriate due to process/system changes
  • Create, develop and maintain good relationships with service providers, while facilitating negotiations of best rates at country level
  • Develop a culture of quality, service excellence , flexibility and cost consciousness
  • Develop a team spirit and multitasking capabilities within the team
  • Identify training needs and opportunities to develop a highly skilled functional department
  • Ensure Department KPI’s are maintained, displayed and achieved

Reports to: Head of Industrial Projects, East Africa.

Job Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management or any related business field
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience with good commercial mindset.
  • Extensive understanding of  health and safety legislation, transport sector and Forwarding Industry
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Results driven and attention to details
  • Strong structuring skills
  • Knowledge of the industry and stakeholders- transporters and regulatory authorities.
  • Excellent management skills

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website: Click Here

Application Deadline: 15th October 2022.

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